Mark Ellis is the author of 50 books. Under the pen name of James Axler, he created the best-selling Outlanders SF series published by Harlequin Enterprise's Gold Eagle imprint.
As a comics creator, he has written Doc Savage, The Wild Wild West, H.P. Lovecraft's Cthulhu, The New Justice Machine and is the creator of Death Hawk, Star Rangers and The Miskatonic Project. With his wife Melissa Martin-Ellis, he co-wrote The Everything Guide To Writing Graphic Novels.
Ellis has been featured in Starlog magazine, Comics Scene magazine and Fangoria magazine. He has also been interviewed by Robert Siegel for NPR's All Things Considered.