Ortega is a San Francisco-based writer whose work spans
nearly the entire spectrum of the popular arts. He has
written for every major American comic book company including
Marvel, DC Comics, Dark Horse, Image, Top Cow, TOKYOPOP,
Dynamite Entertainment, and more, working on high-profile
properties such as Star Wars, Spider-Man, Star Trek,
Frank Frazetta's Death Dealer, and Battlestar Galactica.
A former journalist, Ortega is also the author of the
critically acclaimed novel ((FREQUENCIES)), co-writer
of the short film …loves Martha (with Academy Award-winning
director TJ Martin), and has worked on a wide variety
of Xbox 360 titles for Microsoft Game Studios, including
the smash hits Gears of War 2 & 3 and the award-winning
Shadow Complex. He has been featured numerous times on
NPR and has also appeared on G4, CBS, Coast to Coast,
and Syfy in addition to many other major media outlets.
Updates on his new work can be found at www.joshuaortega.com.