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Rik Hoskin is a UK-based writer of science fiction novels and comic books. He has written over twenty novels, working mostly under the pen-name "James Axler". As Axler, Rik has been the primary writer of the Outlanders series since 2008, and has also contributed five books to the Deathlands series. In the comic book field, Rik has written Superman, Star Wars, Doctor Who, Mercy Thompson and various DreamWorks characters including Shrek, helped develop a successful Spider-Man title aimed at younger readers, and has written approximately 400 stories for Disney. He is currently writing a science fiction novel for Resurrection House under his own name, and a graphic novel for US comic book publisher, Dynamite.