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Hunting Vampires with John Ostrander & Tom Mandrake

Hunting Vampires with John Ostrander & Tom Mandrake

CSBG spoke with frequent collaborators Ostrander & Mandrake about their Kickstarter campaign for a new OGN about a Civil War-era vampire hunter.

EXCLUSIVE: First Look at Breyfogle Benefit Book's Grimjack Story

EXCLUSIVE: First Look at Breyfogle Benefit Book's Grimjack Story

ROBOT 6 has the first look at a new story to be included in an anthology organized to raise funds to help pay for Norm Breyfogle's recovery from a stroke.

Batman, Government Black Ops & More: Why You Should Own DC's "Suicide Squad"

Batman, Government Black Ops & More: Why You Should Own DC's "Suicide Squad"

CSBG spotlights John Ostrander's classic "Suicide Squad" run, explaining why the movie's inspiration is a "must own" series.

CBR TV: John Ostrander on "Suicide Squad" and Why "Bad Guys are the Most Fun"

CBR TV: John Ostrander on "Suicide Squad" and Why "Bad Guys are the Most Fun"

Legendary comic book writer John Ostrander visited CBR TV during WonderCon 2015 to discuss the origin of "Suicide Squad," "The Spectre" and more.

"Suicide Squad" Creator Weighs In on Film Casting, Concept

"Suicide Squad" Creator Weighs In on Film Casting, Concept

John Ostrander spoke with CBR about the film's casting choices and expressing his pleasant surprise that the Squad was selected as the next major DC movie.

Retro Comic Book Review: 1987's "Suicide Squad" #1-8

Retro Comic Book Review: 1987's "Suicide Squad" #1-8

Matt Derman continues his tour of the comic world of 1987 with a review of the first eight issues of John Ostrander's classic series, "Suicide Squad."

Ostrander & Duursema Explore the Secret Origin of the Jedi

Ostrander & Duursema Explore the Secret Origin of the Jedi

In "Star Wars: Dawn of the Jedi - Force War," John Ostrander and Jan Duursema head 30K years into the past to explore the Je'daii Order origins.

PREVIEW: The Others Return in Ostrander's "Aquaman" #20

PREVIEW: The Others Return in Ostrander's "Aquaman" #20

John Ostrander and Manuel Garcia welcome The Others back to "Aquaman" on May 22 when the Atlantean king's former team reunites and welcomes a new member in order to save the world.

Ostrander Returns The Others to "Aquaman"

Ostrander Returns The Others to "Aquaman"

Writer John Ostrander spoke with CBR News about his one-shot issue of "Aquaman" featuring The Others, introducing a new character to the team and more.

Comics A.M. - Direct Market Sales Up 29% in First Quarter

Comics A.M. - Direct Market Sales Up 29% in First Quarter

First-quarter sales in the direct market up 29 percent over last year! Alex Ross talks about his early influence! John Ostrander on the art of the fill-in issue! Gene Simmons, fanzine contributor! Plus more!

Ostrander Steps In for Johns, Scripts "Aquaman" #20

Ostrander Steps In for Johns, Scripts "Aquaman" #20

Veteran writer John Ostrander, best known for his work on DC Comics’ "Suicide Squad, "will step in for Geoff Johns on May’s "Aquaman" #20, bringing with him artists Manuel Garcia and Sandra Hope.

Stradley Strategizes Dark Horse's "Star Wars" Empire

Stradley Strategizes Dark Horse's "Star Wars" Empire

Randy Stradley, Dark Horse Comics' Vice President of Publishing, shared exciting news on forthcoming Star Wars plans, teasing a "huge" announcement and sharing exclusive looks at upcoming cover art.

Ostrander Weaves Political Intrigue in "Star Wars: Agent of the Empire - Hard Targets"

Ostrander Weaves Political Intrigue in "Star Wars: Agent of the Empire - Hard Targets"

Writer John Ostrander spoke with CBR News about continuining his "Star Wars" run at Dark Horse with the second adventure of Imperial agent Jahan Cross beginning in October.

Comic Book Easter Eggs: Marvel's Subliminal Advertising

Comic Book Easter Eggs: Marvel's Subliminal Advertising

This week, check out the hidden advertisement in the pages of a Spider-Man comic, John Ostrander pays tribute to C.S. Lewis in the pages of "Martian Manhunter" and the Fantastic Four gives "I Love Lucy" a nod!

EXCL. PREVIEW: "Star Wars: Dawn of the Jedi" #1

EXCL. PREVIEW: "Star Wars: Dawn of the Jedi" #1

Dark Horse has provided CBR with an exclusive first look at John Ostrander and Jan Duursema's "Star Wars: Dawn of the Jedi" #1, which debuts Wednesday, February 15.

5-STAR REVIEW: "Star Wars: Agent of the Empire - Iron Eclipse" #1

5-STAR REVIEW: "Star Wars: Agent of the Empire - Iron Eclipse" #1

Doug Zawisza gives John Ostrander's "Star Wars: Agent of the Empire - Iron Eclipse" #1 5 stars, saying "intense fans of the brand will be hearing a John Williams score in their heads" as they read the issue.

NYCC EXCLUSIVE: Ostrander and Duursema Unveil "Star Wars: Dawn of the Jedi"

NYCC EXCLUSIVE: Ostrander and Duursema Unveil "Star Wars: Dawn of the Jedi"

Dark Horse explores the origins of the Jedi Order in February's "Star Wars: Dawn of the Jedi." CBR spoke with the creative team of John Ostrander and Jan Duursema about the series.

"Supernatural's" Adam Glass Commits "Suicide Squad"

"Supernatural's" Adam Glass Commits "Suicide Squad"

DC Comics' "Suicide Squad" #2 hits stores October 12th and CBR News spoke with writer Adam Glass about his plans for the U.S. government's team of super villains turned black ops agents.

Ostrander Bonds with "Star Wars: Agent of the Empire"

Ostrander Bonds with "Star Wars: Agent of the Empire"

CBR spoke with writer John Ostrander about his new Star Wars miniseries for Dark Horse, which examines whether a man can work for something as evil as the Empire without becoming evil himself.

Ostrander & Duursema Unleash "Star Wars: Legacy - War"

Ostrander & Duursema Unleash "Star Wars: Legacy - War"

John Ostrander and Jan Duursema discuss the final chapter in their 5-year long epic, what it's like to return from the dead in the Star Wars universe and why Darth Krayt is so loved by his fans.

Comic Book Legends Revealed!

Comic Book Legends Revealed!

CBLR gets to the bottom of the Superman/Seinfeld connection! Also, are those drug references we see in the pages of..."Aquaman?" All this, plus the origin of John Ostrander: comic book character, await you within!

Ostrander and Duursema Leave Their "Legacy" on Star Wars

Ostrander and Duursema Leave Their "Legacy" on Star Wars

"Star Wars: Legacy's" creative team talks about bringing their long-running series to a close, choreographing the final battle between the Jedi and the Sith and saying farewell to the world they created.

Ostrander's "Secret Six" & Comix4Sight

Ostrander's "Secret Six" & Comix4Sight

Veteran comic book writer John Ostrander discusses his return to Deadshot in “Secret Six” #15 and his amazement with the comics industry, which has rallied around him as has he fights for his sight against glaucoma.

John Ostrander Benefit Raises Over $31,000 and Counting

John Ostrander Benefit Raises Over $31,000 and Counting

Contributions are continuing to pour in, even after the benefit at the Chicago Comic-Con, to help comics veteran John Ostrander in his battle with glaucoma. More than $31,000 has been raised so far.

CCC09: John Ostrander Benefit Auction

CCC09: John Ostrander Benefit Auction

Saturday evening, Chicago Comic-Con played host to an auction benefitting long-time comics scribe John Ostrander. CBR was on hand to witness fans and professionals bidding on original art and other items to help a friend.

STAR WARS VECTOR PRIMED, Part II

STAR WARS VECTOR PRIMED, Part II

Join CBR News for the second part of our in-depth conversation with the skillful architects of “Star Wars: Vector,” Dark Horse’s successful event maxiseries 4,100 years in the making.

STAR WARS VECTOR PRIMED, Part I

STAR WARS VECTOR PRIMED, Part I

With the landmark Dark Horse “Star Wars: Vector” now complete, CBR speaks with creators Randy Stradley, John Jackson Miller, John Ostrander and Jan Duursema about the event 4,100 years in the making.

Ostrander Uses the Force in âVectorâ

Ostrander Uses the Force in “Vector”

With the penultimate issue of Dark Horse’s “Vector” Star Wars crossover in stores this week, CBR News spoke with industry veteran John Ostrander about the events of “Legacy” #30 and the event's coming conclusion.

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