Maggie Thompson is the senior editor of Comics Buyer's Guide, the monthly magazine that links comics creators, suppliers, and readers. One of the founders of comics fandom, she is a long-time, widely quoted expert. Brent Frankenhoff is the editor of Comics Buyer's Guide. He has collected comics for 40 years and has built a collection that spans more than 70 years of comics. Peter Bickford is the creator of ComicBase, the most comprehensive and critically acclaimed software for comics collectors, and Atomic Avenue, a revolutionary comics exchange.