John Barber

John Barber is a freelance comic book writer and former senior editor of IDW Publishing. Before working for IDW, Barber published his own comics and also worked for Marvel, editing Wolverine comics, and gaining familiarity with wrestling an erratic continuity. He then wrote all of IDW’s Dark of the Moon comics, as well as three prequels to the movies to reconcile Chris Ryall, Simon Furman and Chris Mowry’s stories, Alan Dean Foster’s novels, the films themselves, and character bios.

He is currently the writer of the ongoing Transformers title Optimus Prime, the Hasbro crossover series Revolutionaries, Marvel’s Doctor Strange/Punisher: Magic Bullets, and the co-writer of the Back to the Future comics.