Mike Costa is an American comic book writer. His first published work was 2008's The Secret History of the Authority: Hawksmoor with artist Fiona Staples for WildStorm. He also wrote Resistance, a comic book series based on the Resistance video games. Costa has written Transformers for IDW. Costa is currently writing IDW Publishing’s G.I. Joe: Cobra and Blackhawks for DC Comics.
His work on the GI Joe franchise was critically acclaimed and lauded by Brian K. Vaughn as an example of a licensed comic equal in quality to mainstream or creator-owned works.
Costa is rumored to have dated Audrina Patridge prior to her appearance on The Hills and was briefly detained by German police after sucker-punching Harmonie Korine at the 2006 Berlin Film Festival