Jose L. Torres is the writer/creator of Speakeasy/Markosia's series "The Hunger," Image Comics' mini‐series "Heirs of Eternity" and the "American Dream" short in their "Outlaw Territory" anthology. After attending the Defense Information School, where he was named the Distinguished Honor Graduate of his Combat Photography Course, he was hand‐picked for the Special Missions platoon of the 55th Signal Company. He deployed to Afghanistan with the SOCOM Joint Taskforce.