"Ed Brubaker (/ˈbruːbeɪkər/; born November 17, 1966) is an American comic book writer and cartoonist. Brubaker's first early comics work was primarily in the crime fiction genre with works such as Lowlife, The Fall, Sandman Presents: Dead Boy Detectives and Scene of the Crime. He later became known for writing superhero comics such as Batman, Daredevil, Captain America, Catwoman, Uncanny X-Men, and The Authority. He has won an Eisner Award on six separate occasions.
The best-selling crime series returns to print in strikingly-designed new editions from Image, starting where it all began. Criminal Volume 1: Coward - a new take on noir that turned the heist story on its head, and created a whole new underworld for Brubaker and Phillips to explore.