Lee Easton works in the Department of English at Mount Royal University in Calgary, Alberta. He began his lifelong habit of reading superhero comics in Sudbury, Ontario, after receiving an issue of World's Finest Comics. He has taught courses about comics at Sheridan College in Oakville, Ontario, and at Mount Royal University alongside his colleague and collaborator, Richard Harrison. In addition to teaching and writing about superhero comics, Lee also writes about the representation of gender and sexuality in film and science fiction. He is currently the chair of the Department of English at Mount Royal University.