Issue #1

Issue #1

About the Creators

Unknown 9: Torment Writer, Brandon Thomas

Brandon Thomas

Brandon Thomas is a critically acclaimed writer who lends his storytelling expertise to DC, Marvel, Lion Forge, and Dynamite Entertainment. Among his most notable projects are the action-fantasy series Excellence (with artist Khary Randolph) and the sci-fi conspiracy thriller Horizon (with artist Juan Gedeon), both published by Robert Kirkman’s Skybound Entertainment. He has also produced more than 300 original columns as part of the Ambidextrous series, which helped him break into the business as a professional writer. He lives in the Denver area with his wife and son.

Unknown 9: Torment artist, Francis Portela

Francis Portela

Born in Badalona, Spain, Francis Portela started working for American comics in 2001. Since then, he has worked for Marvel on numerous series, including Black Panther, Wolverine, and M.O.D.O.K.’s 11; for DC Comics on The Legion of Super-Heroes, Animal Man, and Green Lantern, among others; and later at Valiant, he was in charge of series including Faith, Ivar-Timewalker, and Quantum and Woody. Francis’ most recent project is the short-run series Hardcore: Reloaded for Skybound/Image Comics.

Unknown 9: Torment colorist, Leonardo Paciarotti Di Maggio

Leonardo Paciarotti Di Maggio

Born in Argentina, Leonardo Paciarotti Di Maggio grew up loving superhero movies, which sparked his passion as a visual storyteller. Finding his calling in the world of comics, Leonardo has worked at DC and Marvel as a color artist. He currently lends his expertise as a color artist to Reflector Entertainment. He also works as an illustrator at Bottleneck Gallery, creating alternative posters for companies such as Universal Studios /Amblin.