Stephen "Win" Wiacek has worked in all areas of the comics industry since 1981, as a writer, artist, editor, and designer. He has taught and lectured on comics creation and production; and worked as a cartoonist, journalist, and consultant for TV and movies. From 1997–2007, he was chairman of the UK's professional body the Comics Creators Guild.
As a freelance copywriter and reviewer, he writes about comics for the DC Super Hero Collection, The Slings & Arrows Graphic Novel Guide, and for books such as The DC Book, The DC Comics Encyclopedia and DC Comics: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know, from Dorling Kindersley. In his spare time, he encourages people to change their reading habits on his Now Read This graphic novel review blog (www.comicsreview.co.uk/nowreadthis).