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