Benito Fernando Perez was born in Jacksonville (Camp Lejeune), North Carolina and grew up in El Paso, Texas. He received his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSc.) and Master of Science in Intelligence and National Security Studies (MS INSS) – both from the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). He then earned a Master of Science in Systems Engineering (MSc.) from the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California. Ben is a proud veteran of the U.S. Army serving honorably in the 2nd Infantry Division (2nd ID) in the Republic of South Korea and the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment (3rd ACR). He is an alumnus of Lambda Chi Alpha (ΛXΑ) and Cathedral High School. In 2010, Ben wrote and presented a paper at the Department of Defense (DoD) Electromagnetic Environmental Effects (E3) 2010 Conference in Tampa Bay, Florida. He is the co-founder of Phi3 Comics and co-creator and lead writer of SPIRALMIND.
SPIRALMIND Thriller ⋄ Sci-fi Traumatized by the demonic possession and death of his mother, a scientist creates a time-wormhole portal to save the woman he loves, only to find the demon and his cabal of world-ending monsters has returned to use the portal to destroy everything and everyone he loves.