Writer Michael Stewart named the Jet Pack Pets' Bix after his own pet. Strangely enough, his Bix was a dog. He did have a cat, but her name was Roxy. He's never owned a turtle. None of those pets was able to fly. As an associate creative director at Marvel Comics, Michael edited the company's licensed publishing and custom comics. he has written for Entertainment Weekly, Disney and has a dozen children's books to his credit.