Howard Mackie is an American comic writer who started his career as an editor for Marvel comics. He became known in 1990 when, along with artist Javier Saltares, he relaunched the character of Ghost Rider and introduced Danny Ketch as the second Ghost Rider. Later he wrote two crossover one-shots with Ghost Rider-Punisher-Wolverine. In 1992 he took over the Web of Spider-Man title and worked on various Spider-Man titles dealing with the Clone Saga. He also worked on titles such as X-Factor and Mutant X. He also wrote The Ravagers for DC comics second wave of the new52 titles.