A graduate of the Columbus College of Art & Design, Mike Maihack spends most of his time working on the Cleopatra in Space series. He is the creator of the popular webcomic Cow & Buffalo and has contributed to books like Sensation Comics Featuring Wonder Woman; Parable; Jim Henson���s The Storyteller; Cow Boy; Geeks, Girls, and Secret Identities; and Comic Book Tattoo. Cleopatra in Space: Secret of the Time Tablets is Mike���s third graphic novel. His previous graphic novel Target Practice which won a Florida Book Award and was a YALSA Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, and he wrote and illustrated The Thief and the Sword. He lives with his wife, two sons, and Siamese cat down in the humid depths of Lutz, Florida.