Born in Wisconsin, Mike Baron is best known for his comics work on Nexus, Badger, Punisher, Flash, Deadman, Star Wars, and Robotech. A perennial fan favorite, he is the winner of the prestigious Inkpot Award and the Eisner Award. He has written for every major comics publisher.
He broke into comics with Nexus, co-created with artist Steve Rude. Nexus currently appears monthly in Dark Horse Presents. Baron also created Badger, one of the longest-lived and most intriguing of independent superheroes. The Badger is a multiple personality, only one of whom dons a costume to fight crime. Badger returns this winter from a resurgent First Comics.
His novels include Skorpio, Helmet Head, Whack Job, and Biker. Baron lives in Colorado with his wife Ann and a bunch of mutts. bloodyredbaron.net.