Bob Layton is one of the comics industry’s true visionaries, creator, writer, artist, designer, and entrepreneur. Layton reinvented the Iron Man comic in the late 70s, taking it from near-cancellation to one of Marvel’s all-time bestselling series which spawned the hit movies. His classic Iron Man story “Demon in a Bottle” was recently voted “one of the top 20 comic stories of all time”. Bob also launched the first mini-series in comics’ history at Marvel with “Hercules: Prince of Power“ and co-created the record-breaking comic “X-Factor”, as well as such characters as War Machine, The new Ant-Man and DC’s Huntress. After Marvel, Layton was co-architect of the original Valiant Universe and served as its Editor-In-Chief. Bob currently works in Hollywood developing new properties for motion pictures and television, working with such stars as Academy Award Nominee Edward James Olmos.