Lou Manna is a 40 year professional artist ,some of the titles he drew were Young All-stars, Infinity Inc, House of Mystery,who's who and others for Dc Comics. Rogue for marvel. THUNDER AGENTS for JC comics,Icicle for heroic and th4 Phantom for moonstone and Frew. as well as many other titles over the years. Salem is Lou's own creation and debuted in 2000 as a 7 issue limited series.