J.C. Vaughn is an expatriate adopted Texan living near Baltimore. He is the co-writer of the comic books 24, based on the hit Fox TV series, and Shi. He is the creator of McCandless & Company, and is also the creator of S.F.P.D., which first appeared in 2002’s acclaimed Comic Book Legal Defense Fund benefit book, More Fund Comics. His short story “The Flight” was selected for the 2001 Breaking Boundaries anthology, and he made his film acting debut in the award-winning short “Some Trouble of a SeRRious Nature” in 2002. Vaughn is the author of more than 500 articles and columns in the collectibles field and serves as executive editor of Gemstone Publishing, where he works on such projects as The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide, Hake’s Price Guide To Character Toys, Overstreet’s Comic Price Review and the weekly Scoop e-mail newsletter.