Scott McCloud has been writing, drawing, and examining comics since 1984. His nonfiction books include Understanding Comics, Reinventing Comics, and Making Comics. His fiction comics include Zot! and Destroy!! Winner of the Eisner and Harvey awards, his works have been translated into more than sixteen languages. Frank Miller (Sin City, 300) called him “just about the smartest guy in comics.” His latest graphic novel is The Sculptor (First Second). David Smith is giving his life for his art–literally. Thanks to a deal with Death, the young sculptor gets his childhood wish: to sculpt anything he can imagine with his bare hands. But now that he only has 200 days to live, deciding what to create is harder than he thought, and discovering the love of his life at the 11th hour isn’t making it any easier!