JOHN OSTRANDER: Hits and Misses

John Ostrander

John Ostrander started his career as a professional writer as a playwright. His best known effort, Bloody Bess, was directed by Stuart Gordon, and starred Dennis Franz, Joe Mantegna, William J. Norris, Meshach Taylor and Joe Mantegna. He has written some of the most important influential comic books of the past 25 years, including Batman, The Spectre, Manhunter, Firestorm, Hawkman, Suicide Squad, Wasteland, X-Men, and The Punisher, as well as Star Wars comics for Dark Horse. New episodes of his creator-owned series, GrimJack, which was first published by First Comics in the 1980s, appear every week on ComicMix.

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  1. Jess Willey says:

    I do regular top ten lists for . One of these months… probably March, I’m going to be doing a ‘Best Superman Stories Of All Time’. Oddly enough– while he’s only in the framing sequences- The Kents makes the list.

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