(written from a Production point of view)
Mike Hawthorne is a comic book artist. He is perhaps best known for his work on The Un-Men from Vertigo (DC Comics). He studied at the Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Arts and received a BFA from Temple University.
After finishing, he started ThinkTank Comics. With his comic Hysteria, he gained notoriety in the industry, despite ThinkTank Comics almost going under. Since then, he has worked on a wide variety of titles including The Ballad of Sleeping Beauty and Umbra. He also has begun publishing Hysteria through Image Comics.