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|Illustrator||Andy Kubert and Richard Isanove|
|Publisher||Marvel Comics Group|
|Date of Publication||2003|
|Place of Publication||U.S.A.|
|Country of Publication||U.S.A.|
1602 Part One; In Which We are Introduced to Some of Our Featured Players.1602 Part One; In Which We are Introduced to Some of Our Featured Players Information about the story and characters in this issue can be found at 1602 Part One
Neil Richard MacKinnon Gaiman (/ˈɡeɪmən/) (10 November 1960) is an English author of short fiction, novels, comic books, graphic novels, nonfiction, audio theatre, and films. His works include the comic book series The Sandman and novels Stardust, American Gods, Coraline, and The Graveyard Book. He has won numerous awards, including the Hugo, Nebula, and Bram Stoker awards, as well as the Newbery and Carnegie medals. He is the first author to win both the Newbery and the Carnegie medals for the same work, The Graveyard Book (2008).
Andrew (Andy) Kubert is the son of Muriel and Joe Kubert, His siblings include a sister, Lisa, and brothers David, Daniel, and Adam. He graduated from The Kubert School, which was founded by his father in Dover.
Andy Kubert started his comics career at DC Comics in 1980 and his first credited artwork was in Sgt. Rock #393 (1984), Adam Strange and the Batman versus Predator intercompany crossover. He is best known for his work at Marvel Comics, specifically the company's X-Men titles. Kubert was one of the artists of the "X-Cutioner's Song" storyline which ran through the X-Men titles in 1992 and drew the wedding of Cyclops and Jean Grey in X-Men #30 (March 1994). Kubert drew the Amazing X-Men limited series as part of the "Age of Apocalypse" storyline in 1995. With writers Bill Jemas, Joe Quesada and Paul Jenkins, Kubert produced the Origin limited series which revealed the early history of Wolverine. Kubert collaborated with novelist Neil Gaiman on the Marvel 1602 eight-issue limited series published from November 2003 to June 2004.
Andy Kubert became the penciller of the Batman series when he moved to DC in 2005 and, with writer Grant Morrison, introduced the Damian Wayne character.
In late 2009, DC announced that Andy Kubert was working on two DC stories, one featuring Batman, the other featuring the DCU. Kubert's father Joe inked over his pencils on the first two issues of DC Universe: Legacies, a 10 issue series chronicling the history of the DC Universe. Andy Kubert contributed to Batman #700, teaming again with Grant Morrison to tell another tale of Damian Wayne as Batman in the future as part of the oversized anniversary issue. In 2011 Kubert illustrated the DC miniseries Flashpoint. In 2013 Kubert wrote and drew Damian: Son of the Batman, a four-issue mini series about Robin in an alternate future. Kubert was one of the artists on The Dark Knight III: The Master Race which was co-written by Frank Miller and Brian Azzarello.
Richard Isanove (born 1968) was born in the south of France, studied film and animation at the Ecole nationale superieure des arts decoratifs in Paris, and moved to the United States in 1994 to study animation at the California Institute of the Arts.
While in school, he was hired by Brian Haberlin as a staff colorist for Top Cow where, one year later, he became Art Director.
He went on to free-lance for multiple comics companies before settling at Marvel Comics. His distinctive coloring on the Wolverine: Origin series marked a new direction in coloring in the comics medium. It was soon followed by Neil Gaiman's Marvel 1602 and in 2007 Stephen King's The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger Born. he now alternates color work and fully painted work for Marvel and DC Comics. He won the Wizard Fan Award in 2001 for his work on Wolverine: Origin and a Quill Award in 2005 for Marvel 1602.