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Anina Bennett

Writer/Story, Heartbreakers

Anina Bennett is the co-author (with her husband, Paul Guinan) of the steampunk sensation Boilerplate: History’s Mechanical Marvel and Frank Reade: Adventures in the Age of Invention. She and Paul created the Eisner-nominated science fiction series Heartbreakers, one of the first comics to feature clones and female action heroes, which debuted in Dark Horse Presents in 1989. Anina is a recovering comic book editor, having previously shepherded titles such as Nexus, GrimJack, and Harlan Ellison’s Dream Corridor for First Comics and Dark Horse Comics. She and Paul live in Portland, Oregon, where in 2012 they played Spock’s parents on stage in the city’s beloved Trek in the Park production.

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