Cullen Bunn is an American writer of comic books, short stories and novelist, known for his work on comic books such as Deadpool Kills the Marvel Universe for Marvel Comics, and The Damned and The Sixth Gun for Oni Press. His novel work includes the middle reader horror series Crooked Hills and his short story work includes the anthology collection Creeping Stones & Other Stories. In 2011 Bunn was nominated for a Ghastly Awards, and won Broken Frontier's Best Writer Independent Award. In 2012 he was nominated for a Bram Stoker Award and an Eisner Award. The author lives in St. Louis, MO..