Jake Black, a native of Orem, Utah, graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in history. He has spent the last six years contributing to numerous “Smallville” projects, including short stories, DVD features, Web articles and comics. He has published licensed work on “Superman Returns,” WWE, Star Trek and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and has had essays in several academic publications. He is also a prolific comic book writer, having been published by DC, Marvel and several independent companies. Visit jakeblack.com for more.