Tom King is a comic book writer and novelist, best known for his work at DC Comics including Batman, Mister Miracle, Grayson, and Omega Men. He often relies on his experience as an ex-CIA agent and experiences during the recent conflicts in the Middle East in his writing, especially apparent in Grayson (alongside co-writer Tim Seeley) and Omega Men and in The Sheriff of Babylon, published under the Vertigo imprint.
Heroes in Crisis is a fresh look at the normalization of hypermasculinity, which leaves no room for emotional vulnerability. -Newsweek Dives into the far-reaching effects of post-traumatic stress disorder, all through the lens of a superhero comic. -Inverse The nuanced look at characters both iconic and obscure adds an even greater sense of richness to this story. -IGN Hooked us in from the first few pages. -Nerdist Treats death like what it is-tragedy. -Polygon Mythological and grandiose. -io9 It's a gut punch for readers and Wally's fellow heroes alike. -SyFy Wire Clay Mann's art and Tomeu Morey's colors are enthralling, and the warm, September afternoon feeling of the book only adds to the overall sense of dread. -Den of Geek Absolutely compelling. -Black Nerd Problems Writer Tom King weaves a tense whodunnit into a sometimes controversial plotline that examines the psychological turmoil beneath the costume, from PTSD to addiction. -The Ringer An underlying story about emotional pain and trauma among superheroes...a story of heroic, larger than life characters who must also deal with the very real fallout of post-traumatic stress disorder in the wake of the brutal circumstances surrounding their adventures. -Publishers Weekly