Born in 1952, author-illustrator Mark E. Rogers is best known for the Samurai Cat books: The Adventures of Samurai Cat
, More Adventures of Samurai Ca
t, Samurai Cat in the Real World
, The Sword of Samurai Cat
, and Samurai Cat Goes to the Movies
. The sixth and final installment in the series, Samurai Cat Goes to Hell
, was recently published by TOR.
His other books include The Dead
, a horror novel about the end of the world, and a number of books set in an alternate universe: Zorachus
, its sequel The Nightmare of God
, the Blood of the Lamb trilogy The Expected One
, The Devouring Void
, and The Riddled Man
, and most recently, the Zancharthus trilogy, Blood + Pearls
, Jagutai and Lilitu
, and Night of the Long Knives
. One of his novellas, The Runestone
, was made into a movie; and The Dead
is presently under development as a feature film -- with a screenplay by Mark -- at KNB-FX.
Mark's work has been adapted by Marvel comics, and has appeared on the cover of Cricket Magazine; he's published three art portfolios, and a collection of his pin-up paintings, Nothing But A Smile
, from Xenophile Books. Mark lives in Newark, Delaware, with his wife Kate -- a philosophy professor at the U of D -- and their four lovely kids, Sophie, Jeannie, Patrick, and Nick.