Jake Black was a writer for many issues of Tales of the TMNT's second volume. He also writes and has written several children's books based on the 2007 movie, as well as other kids books, magazines, TV shows, comic books, trading cards and more based on popular franchises from Disney, Warner Bros., DC, Nickelodeon, and 4kids, etc.
He's particularly noted for his SMALLVILLE and Superman related projects.
Also of note was his struggle and survival of cancer; Hodgkin's lymphoma. This struggle also inspired one of his final stories for the Second volume of Tales.