Michael Avon Oeming grew up in Bordentown, NJ, USA. He started his career in comic sat the age of fourteen, when he had an inking job at Innovation Comics. After many of such jobs, for titles like 'Judge Dredd', 'Daredevil' and 'Avengers', he created the mini-series 'Ship of Fools' with writer Bryan J.L. Glass. He went on to develop his sharp graphic style in comics like 'Hammer of the Gods', 'Bastard Samurai', 'Parliament of Justice' and 'Powers'. The latter, created in cooperation with writer Brian Michael Bendis, became especially popular.