Hannibal Tabu is a son, brother, husband, uncle, father and friend. He lives in southern Los Angeles with his wife and two daughters. He's a professional writer, editor, project manager and web producer, working with companies as varied as AOL, Quicken.com, Toyota Motor Sales, Express.com, California Association of REALTORS, Kaiser Permanente, Disney Channel, eHobbies/NextPlanetOver.com and American Honda. He's worked for more than two decades as a journalist, being published in Vibe, The Source, Rap Pages, Black Enterprise, The Los Angeles Sentinel, and on MTV Online. Hannibal has been writing since he was eight (when he wrote a truly atrocious novel about a very petty pantheon of gods), and has seen his poetry published in The Drumming Between Us, Voices From Leimert Park, Drumvoices Review, (Sic) Vice Verse, MultiVerse and other journals and anthologies. Former editor-in-chief of the Los Angeles Herald-Dispatch group of newspapers, Hannibal is also the author of novels THE CROWN: ASCENSION and FARAWAY (both available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble & Smashwords) and the upcoming sci fi political thriller ROGUE NATION. He won the 2012 Top Cow Talent Hunt and has written for Image Comics, Wunderman Comics, Legends Press, Aspen Comics, Canon Comics, Stranger Comics, and New Paradigm Studios. Hannibal writes The Buy Pile, a weekly comics reviews column for Comic Book Resources (http://cbr.cc) and can be found online at http://hannibaltabu.com.