Francis Manapul is a Filipino-born comic book artist living in Toronto, Canada. He is currently the writer and artist on DC's New 52 THE FLASH. In 2011 he was awarded the Joe Shuster Award for Outstanding Artist of the year, as well as an Inkwell Award of that same year. His past work for DC includes ADVENTURE COMICS, SUPERMAN/BATMAN, LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES and THE FLASH. In the past he’s penciled Iron and the Maiden, Necromancer, Sept Guerrieres, Tomb Raider, The Darkness, G.I Joe and Witchblade.