(written from a Production point of view)
Jim Amash is a comic book artist from Pennsylvania who specializes in inking. He holds a Masters Degree in Fine Art from University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and became a comic book artist in 1992. Before entering the industry, he ran Acme Comics for nine years and hosted seven comic conventions.
He is currently an associate editor/head interviewer of Alter Ego magazine, a magazine dedicated to the Golden and Silver Ages of comics. In addition to this, he has written three biography books including John Romita and All That Jazz, Sal Buscema: Comics' Fast and Furious Artist, and his most recent one, Carmine Infantino: Penciler, Publisher, Provocateur.