Tom Mandrake, Currently Looking For Work…

Tom Mandrake is a comic book creator, best known for his work on Grimjack, The Spectre and Martian Manhunter, especially in collaboration with John Ostrander.

This included co-creating The Black Mask with Doug Moench in Batman #386 and the Film Freak in Batman #395, and with John Ostrander creating Michael Holt as a new version of Mister Terrific. He is married to comics artist Jan Duursema, whom he met while both were students at The Kubert School. And he’s looking for work…

And while he’s waiting…

Anyone fancy getting in touch? You can contact him and see more of his current work right here. And just as a reminder… here’s a smattering of some of his work.

9-11 – The World’s Finest Comic Book Writers & Artists Tell Stories to Remember Volume Two (2002)
Action Comics Weekly #627–634 (Nightwingand Speedy) (1988–1989)
Advanced Dungeons and Dragons #23, 31–32, Annual #1 (1990–1991)
Animal Man #39 (1991)
Arion, Lord of Atlantis #5–13, 33–34 (1983–1985)
Armageddon: Inferno #1, 4 (1992)
Batman #386–392, 395–399, 479, 494, 659–662 (1985–1986, 1992–1993, 2007)
Batman Confidential #44–48 (2010)
Batman Villains Secret Files #1 (1998)
Batman: Battle for the Cowl: Commissioner Gordon #1 (2009)
Blackest Night: Tales of the Corps #2 (2009)
Convergence Suicide Squad #1–2 (2015)
Countdown #11 (2008)
Crime Bible: The Five Lessons #1 (2007)
DC Challenge #12 (1986)
DC Comics Presents #75, 94 (1984–1986)
DC Retroactive: Batman – The ’70s #1 (2011)
DCU Heroes Secret Files #1 (1999)
DCU Villains Secret Files (1999)
Detective Comics #633, 656, 835–836, Annual#5, 11 (1991–1993, 2007–2009)
Firestorm, the Nuclear Man #86–100 (1989–1990)
Fringe #1–6 (2008–2009)
Ghosts #93, 98 (1980–1981)
Green Lantern Secret Files #1 (1998)
Hawkworld #13 (1991)
Heroes Against Hunger #1 (1986)
JLA / JSA Secret Files & Origins #1 (2003)
JLA: Destiny #1–3 (2002)
JSA #60–62 (2004)
JSA Secret Files #1 (1999)
Justice League of America #240 (1985)
The Kents #9–12 (1998)
Legends of the Dark Knight 100-Page Super Spectacular #1 (2014)
Legends of the DC Universe 3-D Gallery #1 (1998)
Lobo Gallery: Portraits of a Bastich #1 (1995)
Martian Manhunter #1–4, 6–9, 12–20, 22–23, 25–32, #0, #1,000,000 (1998–2001)
New Talent Showcase #1–2 (1984)
The New Teen Titans vol. 2 #22 (1986)
Night Force vol. 3 #1–7 (2012)
The Saga of Swamp Thing #9 (1983)
Secret Origins #8 (Shadow Lass) (1986)
Sgt. Rock #349, 352–354, 359, 361–363, 365–366, 369, 371, 376, 378 (1981–1983)
Shazam! The New Beginning #1–4 (1987)
Showcase ’95 #8 (1995)
Spanner’s Galaxy #1–6 (1984–1985)
The Spectre vol. 3 #1–13, 15, 17–19, 21–22, 0, 23, 25, 27–31, 35–44, 46–62 (1992–1998)
Suicide Squad #56 (1991)
Superman and Batman vs. Vampires and Werewolves #1–6 (2008–2009)
Swamp Thing vol. 2 #50, 77–78, 83–85, 110–111, 114–115 (1986–1992)
Tales of the Unexpected vol. 2 #6 (2007)
The Unexpected #213 (1981)
Unknown Soldier #247 (1981)
Victorian Undead #4 (2010)
Victorian Undead II #1 (2011)
The Warlord #62, 123–128 (1982–1988)
Weird War Tales #104 (1981)
Who’s Who in the DC Universe #2, 10 (1990–1991)
Who’s Who in the DC Universe Update 1993#1 (1992)
Who’s Who: The Definitive Directory of the DC Universe #5, 8, 12, 14, 17, 19, 21 (1985–1986)
Who’s Who: Update ’87 #1, 5 (1987)
Wonder Woman #300 (1983)
The X-Files / 30 Days of Night #1–6 (2010-2011)
Eclipse Comics[edit]
Scout #10 (1986)
Classics Illustrated #5 (Hamlet) (1990)
Grimjack #31–54, 75 (1987–1990)
Image Comics[edit]
The Safest Place (with co-authors Victor Riches and Steven Grant 2008)[22]
Sidekick #1–6 (2013–2014)
Call of Duty: The Precinct #1–5 (2002–2003)
Exiles #33 (2003)
G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #143 (1993)
Ghost Rider/Blaze: Spirits of Vengeance #4 (inker) (1992)
Hulk: Unchained #1–3 (2004)
The Incredible Hulk Annual #19 (inker) (1993)
Marvel Holiday Special #4 (Captain America) (1995)
New Mutants #9–17 (inker) (1983–1984)
The Punisher #24–27 (2003)
Star Wars #92 (inker) (1985)
Thor vol. 2 #66 (2003)
Weapon X #23–28 (2004)
X-Men 2 Movie Prequel: Wolverine #1 (2003)
X-Men Annual #7 (inker) (1984)
X-Men Unlimited #1 (2004)

About Rich Johnston

Chief writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. Father of two. Comic book clairvoyant. Political cartoonist.

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