James Tynion IV is the writer of the New York Times Best-Selling BATMAN/TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES cross-over for DC Comics and IDW Publishing, as well as the bi-weekly DETECTIVE COMICS, a key title in DC Comics’ Rebirth initiative. He is best known for his work on the Batman titles, and the Batman Family characters. He is also the writer of several critically acclaimed creator owned titles for BOOM! Studios, including THE BACKSTAGERS, MEMETIC, and THE WOODS, which is currently in development for television by Universal Cable Productions for the SyFy channel, and won the GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Comic Series in 2017. He lives and works with his partner in Brooklyn, NY.