Michael Vance is the creator and co-author of the Suspended Animation.
Michael was first published in The Professor's Story Hour chapbook at the age of 11 and became a professional freelance writer in 1977. He has been published in dozens of magazines and as a syndicated columnist and cartoonist in more than 500 newspapers. His history book, Forbidden Adventure: The History of the American Comics Group, has been called a "benchmark in comics history."
His magazine work has been published in seven countries, and includes articles for Starlog, Jack & Jill and Star Trek: The Next Generation. He briefly ghosted an internationally syndicated comic strip and his own strip, Holiday Out, was reprinted as a comic book. He also wrote comic book titles including Straw Men, Angel of Death, The Adventures of Captain Nemo and Bloodtide, as well as 23 short stories about the fictional town Light's End, which have been widely published. His work has appeared in several comic book anthologies, and he is listed in the Who's Who of American Comic Books & Comic Book Superstars.
He worked in newspapers for 22 years as an editor, writer and advertising manager. He is currently communications director of a nonprofit agency, the Tulsa Boys' Home, in Tulsa, Okla.
Reviews by Michael include:
All Star Companion: Vol. 3
Black & White Images: Second Annual Collection
Bone: Old Man's Cave
Captain Gravity: The Power of the Vril
Catwoman: Guardian of Gotham
Complete Dennis the Menace
Cyberforce: Rising from the Ashes
Darkness: Ultimate Collection
Dick Tracy: The Collins Case Files, Volume 1
The Dreamland Chronicles: Book One
Essential #7: The Amazing Spider-Man
Flaming Carrot: Man of Mystery
Isaac the Pirate: To Exotic Lands
Lost in Space: Voyage to the Bottom of the Soul
Meanwhile: A Biography of Milton Caniff
Mystic: Rite of Passage
Pistolwhip: The Yellow Menace
Plastic Man: The Plastic Man Archives, Vol. 1
Sigil: Mark of Power
Sojourn #6: The Berserker's Tale
Steve Canyon: Vol. 1-2: 1947-48
Supreme: The Return
The Victorian: Part II, Self-Immolation
Will Elder: The Mad Playboy of Art
The X-Files: Volume 1