Ann Nocenti is a writer, journalist, editor, and filmmaker, and co-created the characters Typhoid Mary, Blackheart, Mojo, Longshot, and Spiral. She is politically outspoken, and has caused some controversy with fans. Her first superhero work was Spider-Woman #47-50, in ’82-83. In her work on Daredevil, she addressed sexism, racism and the nuclear threat. Since the ‘90s, her focus has been on journalism and filmmaking.