The following list of authors and other professionals in the publishing industry focuses primarily on authors who have worked with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy on recent projects.
Born in Cleveland to artistic parents, Dan Panosian began his career in comics when he was only 14 as he sent an illustration to Marvel Comics who encouraged him to continue his work.
Soon after, he started working for the ad agency Continuity Graphics and for Marvel Comics in parallel. Upon entering the Marvel offices for the first time he was greeted by the same submissions editor who had replied the young Panosian years earlier. On his office wall was an illustration from the 14-year-old Dan Panosian.