Dirk Manning is best known as the writer/creator of comic series such as the supernatural noir Tales of Mr. Rhee and the genre-bending horror anthology Nightmare World. More of Dirk’s comic work can be read in titles including Buttd in Seats: The Tony Schiavone Story, Love Stories (to Die For), Hope, The Adventures of Cthulhu Jr. & Dastardly Dirk, and Twiztid’s Haunted High-Ons (nominated for the Ringo Award for Best Humor Comic of 2020) among various other titles and anthologies. Dirk is also the author of the ongoing inspirational column/book collection Write or Wrong: A Writer’s Guide to Creating Comics and has contributed several short stories to the RPG game series Clockwork: Dominion for Reliquary Game Studios. His screenplay writing credits for the YouTube horror series Blackbox TV include “The Hunger” (directed by Drew Daywalt and featuring Bonnie Aarons and Jon Gries). When not at his desk writing, touring on the comic convention circuit, Dirk is most likely sampling his way across the best ice cream shops across the planet.