Juan Ortiz was born in Puerto Rico, and having moved to New York, Juan graduated from the Art & Design School and School of Visual Arts in Manhattan. Later, Juan's skills took on comic book form, when he was inspired by the styles of Jack Kirby and Alex Raymond. In 1990 he published a comic series named 'Rescue Comics' together with Francisco Espinosa by Pigeon Press. At the pinnacle of his career, Juan was elevated to Director of Illustration for Warner Bros. Studio Stores. From 1989 to 1992, under the art direction of Vice President/Executive Editor Joe Orlando, he illustrated covers for the Warner Bros. magazines Looney Tunes and Tiny Tunes Adventures. He is the President and publisher of Silver Comics where he has created an entire new universe of characters including 'Sea-Bolt', 'Cloud Buster', 'The End', 'Dr. Monster', 'Boom Boxx', 'Captain Rescue' and many more.