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Comicpalooza 2016 Schedule :: John Ostrander

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John Ostrander

Appearing Fri, Sat, Sun

For a writer, John Ostrander is a man of many colors. Though originally an actor, John studied to become a priest before he started writing comics in 1983. One of the most influential contemporary comics writers, John has made huge contributions to the DC Universe, writing books such as Secret Six, The Spectre, Martian Manhunter, Justice League and Suicide Squad, wherein Batgirl became Oracle. For Marvel Comics, he has written X-Men,Punisher, Heroes for Hire and Quicksilver. John was nominated for the Comics Buyer’s Guide Award for Favorite Writer in 1997, 1998, 1999 and 2000.