John Ostrander: Casting About

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. Jen in Oz says:

    Ooh! An Amanda Waller action figure! Yes please, because how often do they make action figures who are not svelte or overly muscled?

  2. All I can say is I hope you get one of those “lawsuit-blocking yet somehow not legal acknowledgement of creator ownership” honorarium checks.

  1. December 9, 2014

    […] since I was on staff and DC gets the credit. For John’s take on the casting, check out his ComicMix column.)But, trust me, no one will be happier sitting in the theater than yours […]