About the author

Christopher Loring Knowles

<p><strong>Christopher Loring Knowles</strong> is the author of the Eagle Award-winning <em>Our Gods Wear Spandex: The Secret History of Comic Book Heroes</em>, co-author of <em>The Complete X-Files: Behind the Series, the Myths, and the Movies </em>and <em>The Secret History of Rock &#8216;n&#8217; Roll: The Mysterious Roots of Modern Music.</em> He was an associate editor and columnist for the five-time Eisner Award-winning <em>Comic Book Artist</em> magazine, as well as a writer and reviewer <em>Classic Rock </em>magazine<em>.</em> He has appeared on ABC&#8217;s 20/20 and VH1&#8217;s <em>Metal Evolutio</em>n and several radio shows including National Public Radio and The Voice of America. He has also appeared in several documentaries such as <em>Wonder Woman: Daughter of Myth </em>and <em>The Man, The Myth: Superman.</em> He has lectured on science fiction, mysticism and mythology at the legendary Esalen Institute at Big Sur. He blogs regularly on The Secret Sun.</p><p/>