J. Michael Straczynski
Los Angeles, CA
Joseph Michael Straczynski, known professionally as J. Michael Straczynski and informally as Joe Straczynski or JMS, is an American writer and television producer. He works in films, television series, novels, short stories, comic books, and radio dramas. He is a playwright, a former journalist, and author of The Complete Book of Scriptwriting. He was the creator and showrunner for the science fiction TV series Babylon 5, and its spin-off Crusade, and Jeremiah. Straczynski wrote 92 out of the 110 Babylon 5 episodes, notably including an unbroken 59-episode run through the third and fourth seasons, and all but one episode of the fifth season. He also wrote the four Babylon 5 TV movies produced alongside the series. From 2001 to 2007, he was the writer for the long-running Marvel comic book series The Amazing Spider-Man.
In 2009, Straczynski was nominated for the BAFTA Award for his screenplay for Changeling.
Anime Convention Guest Appearances
- Phoenix Comicon 2013 - May 23-26, 2013 in Phoenix, AZ 2012
Armageddon Expo Auckland 2012 - October 19-22, 2012 in Auckland, New ZealandCancelled Appearance
- Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo 2012 - April 13-15, 2012 in Chicago, IL 2010
- New York Comic Con 2010 - October 8-10, 2010 in New York, NY
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