Jim Balent's work has been published by several comic book companies, including Marvel, Dark Horse and DC Comics. He has drawn some notable characters, such as Batman, Vampirella, and the sexy femme fatal, Catwoman.
He has worked on many character designs and posters for the film and video industry.
In the year 2000, Jim and Holly Golightly started their own comic book company, BroadSword Comics.
Jim's creation, Tarot, Witch of the Black Rose, is an ongoing story about a voluptuous young Witch who battles to keep the balance between Magick and Mankind.
Jim Balent lives in Eastern Pennsylvania with his beloved Witch, Holly, a pesky cat, Brujah and he has a black lagoon that he calls a kio pond.
Holly G! grew up in NYC , after spending her high school years at Anglo-American, she did a year at Bard for Film, a year at Parson's School of Design for Storyboarding and then finally graduated from Marymount Manhattan College with a degree in Acting.
Navigating careers in Education, Fashion Design and Children's Entertainment, Holly finally followed her Bliss into Comic Books!
She has worked on many well known characters, some of which are Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, Cheryl Blossom, Josie & the Pussycats , Betty& Veronica and Cosmo Girl!
Currently residing in PA with her True Love, Husband Jim Balent, she is VP to his company, BroadSword Comics as well as colourist on Tarot, Witch of the Black Rose and creator of her own projects, VAMPFIRE, School Bites, which is now a webcomic and Fears & Ears a travel guide for the Goth & Geeky!