Graphic novelist, college educator, and comics studies scholar, A. David Lewis holds a Ph.D. in Religion & Literature from Boston University based on a study of the superhero afterlife and the hermeneutics of selfhood, and an M.A. in English Literature from Georgetown University. He started lecturing on comics as well as writing short back-up stories for various anthologies back in 1999 as he graduated from Brandeis University with a B.A. in both English and Psychology. Critically praised for his creative work in independent comics, Lewis has been featured in The Boston Globe, Publishers Weekly Comics Week, Bostonia and on WAMU’s Interfaith Voices, VH-1, and Boston’s NPR affiliate WBUR. His academic works include the recent American Comics, Literary Theory and Religion: The Superhero Afterlife (2014), and his co-edited volume Graven Images: Religion in Comic Books and Graphic Novels  (2010, with Christine Hoff Kraemer). See his website for more details, publications, etc.