Kurt Amacker is a comic book writer from New Orleans, Louisiana. He graduated from Loyola University in 2002 and received his Masters degree from Tulane University in 2018. He began writing his first miniseries, Dead Souls, while recovering from an injury in the United States Marine Corps. After the first issue was published in 2008, he continued to write comics while DJing in the raucous French Quarter Goth scene. Since 2011, he has written and co-written the licensed comic books for the European hard rock bands The 69 Eyes and Cradle of Filth. His work has been publicly praised by Alan Moore, Hart Fisher, Jyrki 69, Victor Gischler, and Dani Filth. His first prose novel, Bloody October, was published in 2016. His next graphic novel, Dead Souls: Resurrection, is forthcoming.