Meet the Author

Meet the Illustrator

Meet the author & the Illustrator

of the SPARK Comic

We would like to present to you the Author and the Illustrator of this amazing comic who have brought the Spark characters to life through their outstanding work, skills, creativity and imagination.

Matthew Manning (Author) and Matt Loux (Illustrator) are very talented and experienced professionals in their fields of work. Both of them work for DC Comics and Marvel Comics.

DC Comics, Inc. is an American comic book publisher and the flagship unit of DC Entertainment, a subsidiary of Warner Bros. Discovery. DC Comics is one of the largest and oldest American comic book companies, with their first comic under the DC banner being published in 1937.

Marvel Comics is an American comic book publisher and the property of The Walt Disney Company since December 31, 2009, and a subsidiary of Disney Publishing Worldwide since March 2023. Marvel was founded in 1939 by Martin Goodman as Timely Comics.

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A comic that captivates young minds and ignites curiosity for science.

Matthew Manning

Author

Matthew K. Manning is the author of dozens of comic books and over 100 prose books. He has written for DC, Marvel, IDW, Skybound, Abrams,  Scholastic, Disney, DK Publishing, Insight Editions, Capstone, Andrews/McMeel, Running Press, and several other publishers. Some of his favorite projects include the mini-series Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures, the hardcover The Batman Files, and the twelve-issue comic series Marvel Action: Avengers. As well as the brand new and fascinating stories of the Spark comic.

Highlights

Matthew K. Manning has an exceptional track record of working in a variety of different writing mediums. In this section we are outlining some highlights  of his work and also invite you to check all the amazing accomplishments and topics he has worked on by checking his CV here or his official website.

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“Matthew has a remarkable track record of working at the interface between body and soul. His knowledge is outstanding in both breadth and detail”

Professor Karol Sikora

Dean of the University of Buckingham Medical School.

Matt Loux

Illustrator

Matthew Loux is the author and artist of the graphic novels Prunella and the Cursed Skull Ring, The Time Museum Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 (published by First Second Books), Sidescrollers and the five volume series Salt Water Taffy (originally published by Oni Press). The Time Museum Vol. 1 received a starred Kirkus review, was listed on the 2018 Texas Library Association’s prestigious Maverick list, was a Panda Book Award winner of 2018 and was nominated for the RI Children’s Book Award. Sidescrollers was placed on the American Library Association’s YALSA, Great Graphic Novels for Teens, list of 2008 and in 2009 Salt Water Taffy was placed on the Texas Library Association’s Maverick list as was Prunella and the Cursed Skull Ring in 2023.

Highlights

Matthew also illustrated the graphic novel F-Stop and the board comic Good Night Gabbaland based on the Nick Jr. television show Yo Gabba Gabba and has contributed comics and cover art for the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund.
Matthew lives in New York. This is his official website.

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Real experiments in every issue. With all needed supplies included. Fun starts now!