J. Michael Straczynski
(July 17, 1954 –)
Joseph Michael Straczynski, known professionally as J. Michael Straczynski and informally as Joe Straczynski or jms, is an American writer and producer who works in films, television series, novels, short stories, comic books, radio dramas, and other media. He is frequently Special Guest for LASFS's relaxacon, La-La Con.
He is known in SF circles for creating the SF television series Babylon 5 (1994–99) and its spin-off Crusade. From 2001 to 2007, he was the writer for the long-running Marvel comic book series The Amazing Spider-Man. He also wrote for Thor, Superman, and Wonder Woman.
Awards, Honors and GoHships:
- 1993 -- Con-Dor 1
- 1994 -- 1996 Best Dramatic Presentation Hugo Nominee
- 1995 -- La-La Con 1
- 1996 -- Necronomicon '96, Marcon 31, 1996 Best Dramatic Presentation Hugo
- 1997 -- Westercon 50, Loscon XXIV, Marcon 32, 1997 Best Dramatic Presentation Hugo
- 1998 -- Con-Version 15, Ray Bradbury Award For Outstanding Dramatic Presentation
- 1999 -- Aussiecon Three (Special Guest), 1999 Best Dramatic Presentation Hugo Nominee
- 2014 -- Loscon 41
- 2020 -- 2020 Best Related Work Hugo Nominee for Becoming Superman
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