Jim Starlin was born in Detroit, Michigan. He was educated in a parochial grade school and a public high school. From 1968 until 1971, he served in the U.S. Navy as a Photographer's Mate. Jim started drawing at Marvel Comics in 1972, and has been working on and off with comics ever since. He can be seen as the preeminent space saga storyteller. His works include 'Amazing Spider-Man', 'Batman', 'Warlock', 'Captain Marvel', 'Cosmic Odyssey', 'Silver Surfer', 'Dreadstar' and many more.