John Ostrander: Back Over The Rainbow

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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3 Responses

  1. Mindy Newell says:

    I always thought the Witch’s soldiers were singing:




    • Mindy, John

      No wonder white people can’t dance, you don’t hear the melodic tones.

      In the Wizard Of Oz the witch’s soldiers were singing:

      Orioles-theyyyyy- suck

      Clearly talking about the Baltimore Orioles because they do suck. On many occasion Steve Geppi has tried to buy the rights to the film but fortunately it’s owned by a Yankee fan.

  2. mike weber says:

    I have never liked the film – i got inoculated against it with the book before i ever saw it on TV.

    I can’t imagine paying the IMAX premium to see it.

    OTOH, i might go for the first time to the IMAX at the Mall of Georgia this coming weekend for Gravity