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"I've written for every medium except poetry, at which I suck." -- J. Michael Straczynski
Joseph Michael Straczynski (born July 17, 1954), 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 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 Changeling.

Straczynski is a long-time participant in Usenet and other early computer networks, interacting with fans through various online forums (including GEnie, CompuServe, and America Online) since 1984. He is credited as being the first TV producer ("showrunner" in Hollywood parlance) to directly engage with fans on the Internet, and allow their viewpoints to influence the look and feel of his show. (see Babylon 5's use of the Internet). Two prominent areas where he had a presence were GEnie and the newsgroup rec.arts.sf.tv.babylon5.moderated. Recently JMS has started a new Facebook page to interact with his fans.

Straczynski is a graduate of San Diego State University , having earned a BA with a double major in psychology and sociology (with minors in philosophy and literature). While at SDSU, he wrote for the student newspaper, The Daily Aztec, at times penning so many articles that the paper was jokingly referred to as the "Daily Joe." Straczynski resides in the Los Angeles area.

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Total Books: 175
Superman Earth One Vol 3
2015 - Superman Earth One Vol 3 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781401259099
ISBN-10: 140125909X
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
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Terminator Salvation Final Battle Volume 2
2015 - Terminator Salvation Final Battle Volume 2 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781616556259
ISBN-10: 1616556250
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
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The Twilight Zone Volume 2 The Way In
2014 - The Twilight Zone Volume 2 the Way In (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781606905432
ISBN-10: 1606905430
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Comics & Graphic Novels
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Terminator Salvation Final Battle Volume 1
2014 - Terminator Salvation Final Battle Volume 1 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781616554996
ISBN-10: 1616554991
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
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The Twilight Zone Volume 1
2014 - The Twilight Zone Volume 1 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781606905050
ISBN-10: 1606905058
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
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Before Watchmen Nite Owl/Dr Manhattan
2014 - Before Watchmen Nite Owl/dr Manhattan (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781401245146
ISBN-10: 1401245145
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
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Protectors Inc Volume 1
2014 - Protectors Inc Volume 1 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781632150493
ISBN-10: 1632150492
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
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The Adventures of Apocalypse Al TP
2014 - The Adventures of Apocalypse Al Tp (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781607069805
ISBN-10: 1607069806
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
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The Twelve The Complete Series
2014 - The Twelve the Complete Series (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780785154303
ISBN-10: 0785154302
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
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Sidekick Volume 1 TP
2014 - Sidekick Volume 1 Tp (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781607068617
ISBN-10: 1607068613
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
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Superman Earth One Vol 2
2014 - Superman Earth One Vol 2 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781401235598
ISBN-10: 140123559X
Genres: Teen & Young Adult, Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Ten Grand Volume 1
2014 - Ten Grand Volume 1 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781607068310
ISBN-10: 1607068311
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Comics & Graphic Novels
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Before Watchmen
2013 - Before Watchmen (Other)
ISBN-13: 9783862014828
ISBN-10: 3862014827
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Before Watchmen Vol 3
2013 - Before Watchmen Vol 3 (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781401238940
ISBN-10: 1401238947
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Twelve
2013 - Twelve (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780785127154
ISBN-10: 0785127151
Genres: Teen & Young Adult, Comics & Graphic Novels
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Superman Earth One
2013 - Superman Earth One [Superman Graphic Novels] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781401224691
ISBN-10: 1401224695
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
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Superman Grounded Vol 2
2012 - Superman Grounded Vol 2 [Superman Graphic Novels] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781401235321
ISBN-10: 1401235328
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
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The Twelve - Volume 2
2012 - The Twelve - Volume 2 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780785133742
ISBN-10: 0785133747
Genres: Teen & Young Adult, Comics & Graphic Novels
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Wonder Woman Odyssey Vol 2
2012 - Wonder Woman Odyssey Vol 2 (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781401234317
ISBN-10: 1401234313
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
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Team-ups of the Brave and the Bold
2011 - Team-ups of the Brave and the Bold (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781401228095
ISBN-10: 1401228097
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
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Superman Grounded Vol 1
2011 - Superman Grounded Vol 1 (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781401230753
ISBN-10: 140123075X
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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2010 - Hulk Planet Hulk Prelude Tpb [Incredible Hulk] (Paperback)
2010 - Thor (Hardcover)
2009 - Supreme Power High Command [Marvel Premiere Editions] (Hardcover)Paperback
2009 - Thor Vol 2 [v. 2] (Hardcover)Paperback
2008 - Rising Stars Compendium [Rising Stars] (Paperback)Hardcover
2008 - Ultimate Power Tpb [Ultimate] (Paperback)Hardcover
2008 - Rising Star Power [Rising Stars] (Other)
2008 - Thor Vol 1 [v. 1] (Paperback)Hardcover
2008 - Ultimate Power [Marvel Comics] (Hardcover)Paperback
2007 - Rising Stars Volume 5 Untouchable/visitations [Rising Stars Image Comics] (Paperback)
2007 - Amazing Spider-man 11 Back in Black [Amazing Spider-Man Graphic Novels] (Paperback)
2007 - Bullet Points Tpb [Bullet Points] (Paperback)
2007 - Spider-man the Other [Black Costume Cover] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
2006 - Fantastic Four the Life Fantastic Tpb [Fantastic Four Graphic Novels] (Paperback)Paperback
2005 - Marvel VIsionaries John Romita Jr Hc [Marvel Visionaries] (Hardcover)
2005 - Rising Stars Hc [Rising Stars Image Comics] (Hardcover)
2005 - Amazing Spider-man Book of Ezekiel V 6 [Amazing Spider-Man S] (Paperback)
2005 - Amazing Spider-man Sins of the Past [Amazing Spider-Man Sagebrush] (Other)
2004 - Midnight Nation - New Edition [Midnight Nation] (Paperback)
2004 - Amazing Spider-man Happy Birthday V 5 [Amazing Spider-Man S] (Paperback)
2004 - Contact [Supreme Power, Vol 1] (Paperback)
2004 - No Surrender No Retreat a Babylon 5 Rpg Supplement [Babylon 5 Mongoose Publishing] (Paperback)
2004 - Babylon 5 the Centauri Republic Fact Book [Babylon 5 Mongoose Publishing] (Hardcover)
2003 - Unintended Consequences [Amazing Spider-Man, Vol 5] (Other)
2002 - Power [Rising Stars, Bk 2] (Paperback)
1998 - Babylon 5 in Valen's Name [Babylon 5] (Paperback)
1998 - Thirdspace [Babylon 5] (Paperback)
1998 - In the Beginning [Babylon 5] (Paperback)Paperback
1995 - Blood Oath [Babylon 5, Book 3] (Paperback)
Amazing Spider-man Until the Stars Turn Cold [Amazing Spider-Man Sagebrush] (Other)
Amazing Spider-man the Life Death of Spiders [Amazing Spider-Man Sagebrush] (Other)
Amazing Spider-man Happy Birthday [Amazing Spider-Man Sagebrush] (Other)Paperback
Amazing Spider-man the Book of Ezekiel [Amazing Spider-Man Sagebrush] (Other)Paperback
Amazing Spider-man Unintended Consequences [Amazing Spider-Man Sagebrush] (Other)