Steve Orlando
Steve Orlando has written for every major American comic book publisher. He’s received Eisner Award Nominations for OUTLAW TERRITORY (Image Comics) and RAINBOW BRIDGE (AfterShock Comics), as well as participating in the Eisner-Winning LOVE IS LOVE (IDW Publishing). He’s received a Ringo Award Nomination for RAINBOW BRIDGE (AfterShock Comics), and wrote for the Ringo-Winning DC PRIDE (DC Comics). As well, his MIDNIGHTER and MIDNIGHTER AND APOLLO were both nominated for GLAAD Media Awards. As a localizer, Orlando contributed to SWEET PAPRIKA, winner of a 2022 Harvey Award. At DC Comics, he’s written for titles including BATMAN, JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA, DOOM PATROL: MILK WARS, SUPERGIRL, MARVIN THE MARTIAN/MARTIAN MANHUNTER, WONDER WOMAN, DETECTIVE COMICS, NIGHTWING, BATMAN/THE SHADOW, and MARTIAN MANHUNTER, its first issue named one of Tor’s Best Single Issues of 2018. At Marvel Comics, he’s written for STAR WARS: LIFE DAY, X-MEN GREEN, MARVEL VOICES: PRIDE, MAGNETO AND THE MUTANT FORCE, MARAUDERS, EXTREME CARNAGE, CURSE OF THE MAN-THING, and SCARLET WITCH. At Image Comics, he’s written and edited UNDERTOW, VIRGIL, CRUDE, LOADED BIBLE: BLOOD OF MY BLOOD, and COMMANDERS IN CRISIS. In addition for Image, he’s localized the best-selling UNNATURAL, MERCY, and DEEP BEYOND, as well as UN/SACRED for Ablaze Publishing. At AfterShock, Orlando additionally wrote DEAD KINGS, KILL A MAN, SEARCH FOR HU, PARTY AND PREY, and PROJECT PATRON. Additionally, he wrote THE SHADOW/BATMAN for Dynamite Entertainment, NAMESAKE for BOOM! Studios, THE PULL for TKO Studios, TRANSFORMERS: KING GRIMLOCK for IDW Publishing, as well as STARWARD at Heavy Metal Magazine. Also at Heavy Metal, he wrote and edited for the BOULET BROTHERS HEAVY METAL HALLOWEEN TAKEOVER. Outside of comics publishing, Orlando has written for and been featured in Epicurious, HELLO MR, as well as NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC magazine. In animation, he worked with Man of Action Studios on the fourth season of BEN 10.
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