Mike Carey BA (Oxon.) is a comics writer who was born in 1959 and is not yet dead. His website is here. Carey has written loads of comics for Marvel, DC and Vertigo, as well as Virgin Comics. His early work includes 'Aquarius: Promised Lands' in Toxic!. For 2000 AD he wrote episodes of Pulp Sci-Fi and Tharg's Future Shocks, and co-created Carver Hale and Thirteen (also spelled 13 or Th1rt3en). Plus he writes novels.