John Ostrander is a renowned comics writer who co-created the science fiction series GRIMJACK with artist Timothy Truman. With his wife, the late Kim Yale, he wrote DC's SUICIDE SQUAD. With artist Tom Mandrake, a frequent collaborator, he wrote a lengthy run of DC's THE SPECTRE. Ostrander has also written for Marvel Comics, and for Warp Graphics' ELQUEST. Recently Ostrander has been writing for Dark Horse's line of STAR WARS comics.