About Jody

Jody Houser decided she wanted to be a writer at eight years old and never looked back. She earned her MFA in Creative Writing at Emerson College, where she completed her master's thesis in screenwriting and was a winner of the Rod Parker Fellowship for Playwriting.

In 2006, Jody began experimenting with webcomics. Her first professional comics writing was published in 2012. She became a full-time freelance writer in 2016.

Now a New York Times bestselling and Eisner-nominated writer, Jody has penned stories for DC Comics (Mother Panic, Harley Quinn & Poison Ivy), Marvel Comics (Star Wars, Web of Black Widow), Dark Horse Comics (Stranger Things, Critical Role), Titan Comics (Doctor Who), IDW Publishing (Orphan Black, Star Trek), and Valiant Entertainment (Faith), among others.

You can also find Jody in the online TTRPG space. Jody has been a cast member in several games, including Eric's TBD RPG and VAST on Geek & Sundry, and The Claw Firm on Demiplane.

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In The Press

New Comics

Star Wars: Yoda (#4-6)
ten-issue maxiseries Jan-Mar 2023 Marvel Comics

Stranger Things: Tales From Hawkins
four-issue miniseries Feb-Nov 2023 Dark Horse Comics

Critical Role: The Mighty Nein Origins -- Mollymauk Tealeaf
graphic novel June 2023 Dark Horse Comics

Star Wars: Return of the Jedi -- The Empire
one-shot June 2023 Dark Horse Comics

What If...? Dark: Spider-Gwen
one-shot July 2023 Marvel Comics

Doctor Who: Doom's Day
two-issue series July-Aug 2023 Titan Comics


San Diego Comic-Con (San Diego, CA)
July 20-23, 2023

Rose City Comic Con (Portland, OR)
Sept 22-24, 2023

Imperial Valley Entertainment Convention (El Centeo, CA)
Sept 30, 2023


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  • I just downloaded [Doctor Who: Old Friends] and read my first Kindle comic! Great job!

    Neil Gaiman, Writer
  • Jody is a STAR and her story made me cry.

    Will Dennis, Editor

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New contact form coming soon! For now, please reach out to Jody on social media if you don't already have her email. For press enquiries, please reach out the respective publisher's PR contact.