Mike W. Barr has written in every one of the first four incarnations of Star Trek: Star Trek, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Star Trek: Voyager — in either comic book or other formats. His credits include the first comic book version of Star Trek that was commercially viable and critically acclaimed; Camelot 3000. He also worked on the first comic book maxi-series, with artist Brian Holland — Batman: Son of the Demon. This graphic novel's proceeds restored DC Comics to first place in sales after fifteen years.
Barr's Batman scripts have been adapted for the mobie Batman: Mask of the Phantasm and for several episodes of the Batman cartoon show. He continues to be a profilic writer of novels.