Brent Dulak grew up in Wisconsin, where he hated his job and decided to join the Army. He deployed twice to Iraq and once to Afghanistan. He's a graduate of University of Washington's School of Medicine and works in Las Vegas, Nevada. Kevin Knodell is a journalist that covers conflict, culture, and crime. His work has appeared at Playboy, The Week, Vice, Soldier of Fortune, The News Tribune, and others. He's a former contributing editor at Warisboring.com and writes the Acts of Valor comic series for Naval History magazine. He lives in Tacoma, Washington. David Axe is a writer, editor, and filmmaker living in Columbia, South Carolina. A former war correspondent, he has written for Vice, The Daily Beast, The Village Voice, and many other publications. He is the writer of the graphic novel War is Boring and the 2017 movie The Theta Girl. Per Darwin Berg is a comic artist and writer currently working out of Seattle in the indy market. He volunteers weekly with the Bureau of Fearless Ideas, a writing center for K-12. His favorite hobby is comedy, but he's not that funny.
"Machete Squad succeeds not merely by illustrating the
depravity of war but by showing how an individual can find peace in
his decisions and actions, regardless of the scenario." -
"This is a timely and tragic story that reflects the complicated world in which we live." - Comics Bulletin
"Readers will have a visceral response to the experiences shared by this searing memoir." - Kirkus Reviews (Starred Review)
"It's a fantastic read if you're into military stories or if you want an honest assessment of what's going on in Afghanistan. This [book] is pretty amazing." - Graphic Policy (YouTube)
"If you're wanting a taste of military life with adventure, then Machete Squad is for you. This is the cutting edge of a modern graphic novels." - ComicScene UK