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# 35 John Ostrander

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American comic book writer John Ostrander is best known for his work on Suicide Squad, Grimjack and Star Wars: Legacy, series he helped create. Originally an actor in a Chicago theatre company, Ostrander moved into writing comics in 1983. His first published works were stories about the character "Sargon, Mistress of War", who appeared in the First Comics' series Warp! He is co-creator of the character Grimjack with Timothy Truman. Ostrander was nominated for the Comics Buyer's Guide Award for Favorite Writer in 1997, 1998, 1999, and 2000.