Martin Pierro is the owner/publisher/author of Cosmic Times, a nationally distributed independent comic book publisher located in South, Florida. His love for comics and a desire to tell stories prompted him to start Cosmic Times in 2008.

Under his leadership, Cosmic Times has published a wide array of diverse titles including Giant Robot Warrior Maintenance Crew, Deep Space Tragedy, Void of Heroes and the all-ages series Sugar Boogarz. Martin is also the author of Cosmic Times’s recent title – Decisions: A Minor Variation as well as their first breakout series Arthur: The Legend Continues. Along with the Cosmic Times creative director – Zach Bassett, Martin has co-authored Decisions: The Faces of the Stranger, the new all-ages mini-series The Good, The Bad and the Prehistoric, as well as the recently released action/drama/horror series From Blood.

Beyond his work with Cosmic Times, Martin has worked with other publishers including TidalWave where he wrote the immensely successful Bill Gates biography.  He is also heavily involved with the comic book community on a national and local level, advocating for the medium to be accepted beyond the traditional markets.