John Ostrander: Dumb Ways To Die, Better Ways To Live

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. mike weber says:

    And Lenny Bruce. Dead with a needle in his arm.

    And apparently the cops held off on moving the body until they could let the press photograph it.

    Cops didn’t like Lenny.

  1. February 28, 2014

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