Raised in rural Louisiana, Philip Simon headed to the Pacific Northwest after college and has been with Dark Horse Comics since early 2000, editing horror and sci-fi manga titles such as Blood+, Eden, MPD-Psycho, Octopus Girl, and Who Fighter. Philip helped launch Dark Horse's manhwa line and is currently co-editing Dark Horse's Mangettes program, featuring CLAMP. His wide range of projects over the years has included art books, a superhero series, more manga titles (such as the multiple award-winning Blade of the Immortal), archival collections, and adaptations of The Evil Dead and Pigeons from Hell. He is also Dark Horse's Robert E. Howard line editor, currently steering Conan the Cimmerian, Kull, and Solomon Kane. He digs zombies.