Elder presenting at the 2010 Cusp Conference in Chicago
|Area(s)||Writer, Lecturer, Journalist|
|Mail Order Ninja, StarCraft: Frontline, The Batman Strikes!|
|Awards||Grand Prize Winner of the 5th Rising Stars of Manga|
Josh Elder (sometimes credited as Joshua Elder) is an award winning comic book author and the creator (along with artist Erich Owen) of the graphic novel series and nationally syndicated comic strip Mail Order Ninja. A former associate editor at "Wizard Magazine", Elder also serves as noted graphic novel reviewer for the Chicago Sun-Times and Director of Operations for the literacy advocacy group Reading with Pictures. He regularly gives workshops on creating comics and graphic novels at schools, libraries and universities across the country. He has also participated in and led professional development seminars for teachers and librarians—including the New York Public School system and the Children's Museum of Indianapolis.
This table lists only works in which Elder is the primary writer (or co-writer) of a published book with an ISBN.
|Title||Primary artist||Publisher||Pub. Year||ISBN|
|Rising Stars of Manga Vol. 5||Erich Owen||Tokyopop||2005||ISBN 978-1595328151|
|Mail Order Ninja Vol. 1||Erich Owen||Tokyopop||2006||ISBN 978-1598167283|
|Mail Order Ninja Vol. 2||Erich Owen||Tokyopop||2006||ISBN 978-1598167290|
|Love Bytes||Gigi||Platinum Studios||2007||ISBN 978-1934220344|
|StarCraft: Frontline Vol. 1||Ramanda Karga||Tokyopop||2008||ISBN 978-1427807212|
|StarCraft: Frontline Vol. 2||Ramanda Karga||Tokyopop||2009||ISBN 978-1427808318|
|StarCraft: Frontline Vol. 3||Ramanda Karga||Tokyopop||2009||ISBN 978-1427808325|
|StarCraft: Frontline Vol. 4||Ramanda Karga||Tokyopop||2009||ISBN 978-1427816986|
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- "School Library Journal". Archived December 8, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.