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Encyclopedia > J. Michael Straczynski
Joseph Michael Straczynski
Straczynski in 2007
Born July 17, 1954 (age 52)
Paterson, New Jersey
Occupation Writer, Producer, Author

Joseph Michael Straczynski (born July 17, 1954) is an award-winning American writer/producer of television series, novels, short stories, comic books, and radio dramas. He is also a playwright, journalist and author of a well-regarded tome on scriptwriting. He was the creator, executive producer and head writer for the science fiction TV series Babylon 5 and its spin-off Crusade. Straczynski wrote 91 out of the 110 Babylon 5 episodes, notably an unbroken 59-episode run including all of the third and fourth seasons and all but one of the fifth season. He also wrote the four B5 TV movies produced alongside the series. Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 591 × 600 pixel Image in higher resolution (1592 × 1616 pixel, file size: 1. ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the Anno Domini (common) era. ... July 17 is the 198th day (199th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 167 days remaining. ... 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The skyline of Paterson, New Jersey, showing the canyon of the Passaic River in the foreground. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles. ... The term writer can apply to anyone who creates a written work, but the word more usually designates those who write creatively or professionally, or those who have written in many different forms. ... A Television producer oversees the making of television penis programs. ... An author is the person who creates a written work, such as a book, story, article or the like. ... July 17 is the 198th day (199th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 167 days remaining. ... 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The term writer can apply to anyone who creates a written work, but the word more usually designates those who write creatively or professionally, or those who have written in many different forms. ... A Television producer oversees the making of television penis programs. ... A television program is the content of television broadcasting. ... A novel (from French nouvelle Italian novella, new) is an extended, generally fictional narrative, typically in prose. ... This article is in need of attention. ... A comic book is a magazine or book containing the art form of comics. ... Radio drama is a form of audio storytelling broadcast on radio. ... Template:Unsourced A playwright, also known as a dramatist, is someone who writes dramatic literature or drama. ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... An author is the person who creates a written work, such as a book, story, article or the like. ... Screenwriters, scenarists or script writers, are authors who write the screenplays from which movies and television programs are made. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Science fiction is a form of speculative fiction principally dealing with the impact of imagined science and technology, or both, upon society and persons as individuals. ... Babylon 5 is an epic American science fiction television series created, produced, and largely written by J. Michael Straczynski. ... Crusade is a spin-off TV show from J. Michael Straczynskis Babylon 5. ...


He is also a participant in Usenet and other early computer networks, interacting with fans through various online forums (including GEnie, CompuServe, and America Online) since 1985. Usenet (USEr NETwork) is a global, distributed Internet discussion system that evolved from a general purpose UUCP network of the same name. ... GEnie was an online service created by a General Electric business - GEIS (now GXS) that ran from 1985 through the end of 1999. ... CompuServe, (in full, CompuServe Information Services, or CIS), was the first major commercial online service in the United States, dominating the field during the 1980s and remaining a major player through the mid-1990s when it was sidelined by the rise of information services, such as AOL, who adopted pricing... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ...


Straczynski is a graduate of San Diego State University, having earned Bachelor's degrees in psychology and sociology (with minors in philosophy and literature). While at SDSU, he wrote prolifically for the student newspaper, at times penning so many articles that the paper was jokingly referred to as the "Daily Joe." Straczynski currently resides in the Los Angeles area. San Diego State University (SDSU), founded in 1897, is the largest and oldest higher education facility in the greater San Diego area (generally the City and County of San Diego), and is part of the California State University system. ... A bachelors degree (Artium Baccalaureus, A.B. or B.A.) is usually an undergraduate academic degree awarded for a course or major that generally lasts for three, four, or in some cases and countries, five or six years. ... Psychology is an academic or applied discipline involving the scientific study of mental processes such as perception, cognition, emotion, personality, behavior, and interpersonal relationships. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The philosopher Socrates about to take poison hemlock as ordered by the court. ... Old book bindings at the Merton College library. ... Nickname: City of Angels Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates: State California County Los Angeles County Incorporated April 4, 1850 Government  - Type Mayor-Council  - Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D)  - City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo  - Governing body City Council Area  - City  498. ...


Straczynski's professional name is J. Michael Straczynski, although informally he goes by "Joe". In print, and particularly on Usenet, he is often referred to by his initials JMS.

Contents

Early years

Straczynski hails initially from Paterson, New Jersey, but has also lived in Newark, New Jersey; Kankakee, Illinois; Dallas, Texas; Chula Vista, California, where he graduated high school; and San Diego, California. [1] The skyline of Paterson, New Jersey, showing the canyon of the Passaic River in the foreground. ... Nickname: The Brick City Map of Newark in Essex County Coordinates: County Essex Founded/Incorporated 1666/1836  - Mayor Cory Booker, term of office 2006–2010 Area [1]    - City 67. ... Kankakee is a city in Kankakee County, Illinois, in the United States. ... Nickname: Big D Location in the state of Texas Country United States State Texas Counties Dallas, Collin, Denton, Kaufman, and Rockwall Incorporated 2 February 1856  - Mayor Laura Miller Area    - City  385. ... Location of Chula Vista within San Diego County, California. ... Nickname: Americas Finest City Location of San Diego within San Diego County Coordinates: Country United States State California County San Diego Founded July 16, 1769 Incorporated March 27, 1850 Government  - Mayor Jerry Sanders  - City Attorney Michael Aguirre  - City Council Scott Peters Kevin Faulconer Toni Atkins Tony Young Brian Maienschein...


According to the jacket bio for the first edition of his scriptwriting text (see Print below), Straczynski had a play produced when he was 17, a sitcom produced when he was 21, and sold his first movie script when he was 24. By the age of 28, he had credits that included television and film scripts, radio scripts for Alien Worlds[2] and the Mutual Broadcasting System, a dozen plays, and more than 150 newspaper and magazine articles. He had also been teaching his craft for several years at various lectures and seminars in California and elsewhere. The Mutual Broadcasting System (MBS) was an American radio network, in operation from 1934 to 1999. ...


He also spent five years co-hosting the Hour 25 radio talk show on KPFK-FM Los Angeles with Larry DiTillio. Hour 25 is a radio program focusing on science fiction. ... A talk show (U.S.) or chat show (Brit. ... Lawrence G. Larry DiTillio is an American film and TV series writer. ...


Television and radio

Straczynski started in television in 1983, working on various animated shows and then in live action, quickly working his way from staff writer to executive producer, culminating in his most famous television work: Babylon 5, which won two Emmy Awards, back-to-back Hugo Awards, and dozens of other awards. He wrote 91 out of Babylon 5's 110 episodes, as well as the pilot and five television movies. The character-driven space opera is also notable for its five year story arc, emphasis on realism, and its pioneering, extensive use of CGI for its special effects. Straczynski was also creator and executive producer of B5's thirteen-episode sequel series, Crusade, for which he wrote 10 of the 13 episodes. Babylon 5 is an epic American science fiction television series created, produced, and largely written by J. Michael Straczynski. ... An Emmy Award. ... The 2005 Hugo Award with base designed by Deb Kosiba. ... This is a list of Babylon 5 episodes. ... “Telefilm” redirects here. ... Classic pulp space opera cover, with the usual cliché elements. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Computer-generated imagery (CGI) is the application of the field of computer graphics (or more specifically, 3D computer graphics) to special effects. ... Groundbreaking special effects were used in Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith Special effects (abbreviated SPFX or SFX) are used in the film, television, and entertainment industry to realize scenes that cannot be achieved by live action or normal means. ... Crusade is a spin-off TV show from J. Michael Straczynskis Babylon 5. ...


Straczynski created and executive produced Jeremiah, loosely based on the Belgian post-apocalyptic comic of the same name, writing 19 of the 35 episodes. Jeremiah is a TV-series, loosely based on Belgian writer Hermann Huppens comic book of the same name. ... It has been suggested that Post-holocaust be merged into this article or section. ... Jeremiah is a comic book series by Hermann Huppen. ...


A partial chronological list of Straczynski's other television credits:

Additionally, Straczynski was involved in Spiral Zone, from which he removed his name and used the pseudonym Fettes Grey (derived from the names of the grave robbers in The Body Snatcher). He also wrote an episode of CBS Story Break (an adaptation of Evelyn Sibley Lampman's The Shy Stegosaurus of Cricket Creek). He-Man and the Masters of the Universe is an American animated television series produced by Filmation based on Mattels successful toy line Masters of the Universe. ... She-Ra was the heroic lead in a series of toys produced by Mattel called She-Ra: Princess of Power. She also appeared in the tie-in cartoon, which was an attempt to make a version of the He-Man and the Masters of the Universe cartoon series that would... Jayce and the Wheeled Warriors is an French/American/Japanese animated TV show which first aired on September 16, 1985. ... The Real Ghostbusters was an American animated television series based on the hit 1984 film Ghostbusters. ... Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Future was a 1987 television series that ran for 22 episodes. ... Opening for the 1985 Twilight Zone. ... Jake and the Fatman was a television crime drama starring William Conrad as prosecutor Jason Lochinvar Fatman McCabe and Joe Penny as investigator Jake Styles. ... Jessica in the Murder, She Wrote episode The Cemetery Vote Murder, She Wrote is a long-running television mystery series starring Angela Lansbury as mystery writer and amateur detective Jessica Fletcher. ... Walker, Texas Ranger was a television show that ran from April, 1993 to May, 2001 during primetime on CBS. The show emphasized values such as abstaining from the use of drugs and participation in community service; it was also once considered to be the most violent show on television. ... Spiral Zone is a futuristic cartoon syndicated in 1987 involving the worlds five most elite soldiers fighting a renegade scientist who has invented a mind-control bacteria and taken over half of the world with bacteria-infested spiral zones. ... The Body Snatcher (also known as Robert Louis Stevensons The Body Snatcher) is a 1945 horror directed by Robert Wise based on the short story The Body Snatcher by Robert Louis Stevenson. ...


In 2005, Straczynski began the process of publishing his Babylon 5 scripts.[3]


He has also written considerably for radio drama, including the series The City of Dreams for scifi.com and an original 20-part radio drama series entitled The Adventures of Apocalypse Al for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation that will debut in 2007. SCI FI (sometimes rendered Sci-Fi when part of a longer phrase) is an American cable television channel, launched on September 24, 1992, specializing in science fiction, fantasy, horror, and paranormal programming. ... The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), a Canadian crown corporation, is the country’s national public radio and television broadcaster. ...


Film

Straczynski has also worked on feature film and television movies. Outside of the six (to date) Babylon 5 films, he wrote the award-winning adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, for the Showtime network, and a Murder, She Wrote movie, Murder, She Wrote: A Story to Die For, which he also produced. Robert Louis Stevenson Robert Louis (Balfour) Stevenson (November 13, 1850–December 3, 1894), was a Scottish novelist, poet, and travel writer, and a leading representative of Neo-romanticism in English literature. ... The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. ... Showtime is a subscription television brand used by a number of channels and platforms around the world, but primarily refers to a group of channels in the United States. ... Jessica in the Murder, She Wrote episode The Cemetery Vote Murder, She Wrote is a long-running television mystery series starring Angela Lansbury as mystery writer and amateur detective Jessica Fletcher. ...


On June 27, 2006, Variety reported that Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment have purchased the rights to Straczynski's thriller The Changeling, with Ron Howard originally slated to helm the picture. However, Howard dropped out of the directing-chores, due to scheduling conflicts. On March 8, 2007, Variety reported that Clint Eastwood will direct the film, with Angelina Jolie slated to star.[4] June 27 is the 178th day of the year (179th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 187 days remaining. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Variety is a daily magazine for the entertainment industry. ... This article is about the major American media conglomerate. ... Imagine Entertainment is a film and television production company founded in 1986 by director Ron Howard and producer Brian Grazer. ... For other people named Ron Howard, see Ronald Howard. ... March 8 is the 67th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (68th in leap years). ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the Anno Domini (common) era. ... Clint Eastwood (born Clinton Eastwood, Jr. ... Angelina Jolie (born June 4, 1975) is an American film actress, a former fashion model and a Goodwill Ambassador for the UN Refugee Agency. ...


Straczynski announced on February 23, 2007 that he has been hired to write the feature film adaptation of Max Brooks's New York Times-bestselling novel World War Z for Universal Pictures and Brad Pitt's production company, Plan B. February 23 is the 54th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the Anno Domini (common) era. ... Max Brooks is the son of filmmaker Mel Brooks and actress Anne Bancroft. ... The New York Times is an internationally known daily newspaper published in New York City and distributed in the United States and many other nations worldwide. ... This article or section contains a plot summary that is overly long. ... William Bradley Brad Pitt (born December 18, 1963) is an American actor and film producer. ...


In August 2006, another original Straczynski screenplay, entitled Borrowed Lives, was purchased by Touchstone Pictures, and is now in pre-production development.[5] For other uses, see August (disambiguation). ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... The current logo for Touchstone Pictures films since 2002 Touchstone Pictures (also known as Touchstone Films in its early years) is one of several alternate film labels of The Walt Disney Company, established in 1984. ...


Joe Straczynski was also hired to write a feature film based on the story of King David for Universal in 2006 by producers Erwin Stoff and Akiva Goldsman. This page is about the Biblical king David. ... Erwin Stoff (b. ... Akiva Goldsman is a writer, producer, and actor in the film industry. ...


Print

Novels, short stories and nonfiction

Straczynski is the author of three horror novels — Demon Night, Othersyde, and Tribulations — and nearly twenty short stories, many of which are collected in two compilations — Tales from the New Twilight Zone and Straczynski Unplugged. He wrote the outlines for nine of the canonical Babylon 5 novels, personally supervised the three produced B5 telefilm novelizations (In the Beginning, Thirdspace, and A Call to Arms), and is the author of four Babylon 5 short stories published in magazines, and (as of 2005) not yet reprinted. Horror fiction is, broadly, fiction in any medium intended to scare, unsettle, or horrify the reader. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


Straczynski has also been a journalist, reviewer, and investigative reporter, publishing over 500 articles in such publications as the Los Angeles Times, the Los Angeles Herald-Examiner, Writer's Digest, Penthouse, San Diego Magazine, Twilight Zone Magazine, the San Diego Reader, the Los Angeles Reader and Time. The Los Angeles Times (also known as the LA Times) is a daily newspaper published in Los Angeles, California and distributed throughout the Western United States. ... The Los Angeles Herald Examiner building, located in downtown L.A., was designed by Julia Morgan. ... Writers Digest, established in 1920, is a United States publication devoted to both beginning and established writers, offering interviews, classifieds, market listings, calls for manuscripts, and tips. ... Penthouse, a mens magazine founded by Bob Guccione, combines urban lifestyle articles and soft-core pornographic pictorials that, in the 1990s, evolved into hardcore. ... Twilight Zone literature is an umbrella term for the many books and comic books which concern or adapt The Twilight Zone television series. ... The San Diego Reader is the largest alternative press paper in the county of San Diego, distributed gratis in stands and private businesses throughout the county, funded by advertisements. ... Los Angeles Reader was a weekly paper established in 1978 and distributed in Los Angeles, USA. It is known for being the first newspaper publishing Matt Groenings cartoon strip, Life in Hell. ... Time (whose trademark is capitalized TIME) is a weekly American newsmagazine, similar to Newsweek and U.S. News & World Report. ...


Straczynski wrote The Complete Book of Scriptwriting (ISBN 1-85286-882-1), often used as a text in introductory screenwriting courses,[citation needed] and now in its third edition.


Comic books

Straczynski has long been a comic aficionado, and began writing comics in the 1980s. His early work in comics includes:

In 1999 he started writing Rising Stars for Top Cow / Image Comics. Eventually he worked mostly under his own imprint, Joe's Comics, for which he also wrote the Midnight Nation miniseries, and the illustrated fantasy parable Delicate Creatures. Marvel Comics then signed him to an exclusive contract, beginning with a run on The Amazing Spider-Man. He has since written for many major Marvel titles, including Fantastic Four. Teen Titans redirects here. ... DC Comics is one of the largest American companies in comic book and related media publishing. ... The Twilight Zone title. ... NOW Comics was founded by Tony C. Caputo in 1985 as a sole-proprietorship before becoming part of Caputo Publishing, Inc. ... From February 1984 through February 1996, DC Comics held the license to publish comic books based upon the Star Trek franchise, namely Star Trek: The Original Series and Star Trek: The Next Generation. ... Unique to the Babylon 5 universe among virtually all other shared universes is the sanctioned canonicity of many of its offshoot novels and comic book stories; nearly all of the Babylon 5 novels and novelizations to date having been based on outlines written directly by J. Michael Straczynski. ... Rising Stars is a 24-issue comic book limited series by J. Michael Straczynski about 113 people (called Specials), as they are born with special abilities following a mysterious light in the sky. ... Top Cow Productions (TCP) is an imprint of Image Comics founded by Marc Silvestri in the 1992. ... Image Comics Logo Image Comics is an American comic book publisher. ... Joes Comics was a short lived comic imprint of Top Cow created specifically for J. Michael Straczynski. ... Midnight Nation is a religious-themed comic book by J. Michael Straczynski about a man who is killed, in a sense, and is on a journey to save his soul. ... Marvel Comics (Stan Lee is behind many of the superheros) is an American comic book line published by Marvel Publishing, Inc. ... The Amazing Spider-Man is the title of a comic book published by Marvel Comics, a television program and a daily newspaper comic strip. ... The Fantastic Four is Marvel Comics first comic book superhero team, created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby and debuting in The Fantastic Four #1 (Nov. ...


Straczynski's work for Marvel includes:

The Amazing Spider-Man is the title of a comic book published by Marvel Comics, a television program and a daily newspaper comic strip. ... Supreme Power is a comic book limited series published under Marvel Comics MAX imprint from 2003 to 2005. ... The Squadron Supreme is a team of comic book superheroes in the Marvel Comics universe, a thinly disguised version of DC Comics Justice League of America. ... A miniseries (sometimes mini-series), in a serial storytelling medium, is a production which tells a story in a limited number of episodes. ... The Fantastic Four is Marvel Comics first comic book superhero team, created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby and debuting in The Fantastic Four #1 (Nov. ... First issue is scheduled shipping date in June 22/2005. ... One Shot is a high powered action film that is produced in Sri Lanka with the highest expense. ... Icon Comics is an imprint of Marvel Comics for creator-owned titles. ... In the publishing industry, an imprint is a brand name under which a work is published. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Bullet Points is a Marvel comic limited series that was published in 2006 and 2007, written by J. Michael Straczynski, illustrated by Tommy Lee Edwards and lettered by John Workman. ... The Silver Surfer is a fictional Marvel Comics superhero. ... Thor (often called The Mighty Thor) is a fictional character and a superhero appearing in the Marvel Universe. ...

Graphic novels and collections

Supreme Power trade paperbacks

  • Volume 1: Contact (#1-6)
  • Volume 2: Powers And Principalities (#7-12)
  • Volume 3: High Command (#13-18)
  • Supreme Power: Hyperion mini-series
  • Squadron Supreme Vol. 1: The Pre-War Years

The Squadron Supreme is a team of comic book superheroes in the Marvel Comics universe, a thinly disguised version of DC Comics Justice League of America. ...

The Amazing Spider-Man trade paperbacks

  • Volume 1: Coming Home (#30-35)
  • Volume 2: Revelations (#36-39)
  • Volume 3: Until The Stars Turn Cold (#40-45)
  • Volume 4: The Life & Death of Spiders (#46-50)
  • Volume 5: Unintended Consequences (#51-56)
  • Volume 6: Happy Birthday (#57-58, #500-502)
  • Volume 7: The Book of Ezekiel (#503-508)
  • Volume 8: Sins Past (#509-514)
  • Volume 9: Skin Deep (#515-518)
  • Volume 10: New Avengers (#519-524)

Fantastic Four trade paperbacks

  • Volume 1: (#527-532)
  • Volume 2: The Life Fantastic (#533-535, Wedding Special, My Dinner With Doom and Death in the Family)

Rising Stars trade paperbacks

  • Volume 0: Visitations (#0, ½, Preview)
  • Volume 1: Born in Fire (#1-8)
  • Volume 2: Power (#9-16)
  • Volume 3: Fire and Ash (#17-24)

Rising Stars is a 24-issue comic book limited series by J. Michael Straczynski about 113 people (called Specials), as they are born with special abilities following a mysterious light in the sky. ...

Other

Midnight Nation is a religious-themed comic book by J. Michael Straczynski about a man who is killed, in a sense, and is on a journey to save his soul. ... Doctor Strange is a fictional character, a comic book sorcerer and superhero in the Marvel Comics Marvel universe. ...

Awards

He has received a good deal of recognition for his work, including a nomination for the Comics' Buyer's Guide Award for Favorite Writer in 2000.


His awards include two Hugo Awards, the Ray Bradbury Award from the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, a Saturn Award, the E Pluribus Unum Award from the American Cinema Foundation, the Eisner Award, the Inkpot Award, and three technical Emmy Awards (for Babylon 5). He has also received the Eagle Award, and two awards from the Space Frontier Foundation. The 2005 Hugo Award with base designed by Deb Kosiba. ... The Nebula is an award given each year by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA), for the best science fiction/fantasy fiction published in the United States during the two previous years (see rolling eligibility below). ... Science Fiction Writers of America, or SFWA (pronounced siff-wah or seff-wah), was founded in 1965 by Damon Knight. ... The Saturn Award is an award presented annually by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films to honor the top works in science fiction, fantasy, and horror in film, television, and home video. ... The Eisner Award logo‎ The Will Eisner Comic Industry Award is given for creative achievement in comic books. ... The Inkpot Award, bestowed annually since 1974 by Comic-Con International, is given to professionals in comic book, comic strip, animation, science fiction, and related pop-culture fields, who are guests of that organizations yearly multigenre fan convention, commonly known as Comic-Con or the San Diego Comic-Con. ... An Emmy Award. ... Eagle Scout is the highest rank attainable by a Scout in several national Scouting organizations, including the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) and the Boy Scouts of the Philippines (BSP). ... The Space Frontier Foundation is a small but influential space advocacy organization that promotes increased involvement of the private sector, rather than governments, in the exploration and development of space. ...


Trivia

  • Straczynski coined a fictional food product called "spoo." While most prevalent in the Babylon 5 universe, the term has also been applied to foodstuffs in Straczynski's earlier works.
  • Straczynski appears in a cameo role as a technician in the final episode of Babylon 5, which he also directed. He is the technician who turns out the lights for the final time on the station.
  • In 2004, Straczynski was approached by Paramount Studios to become a producer of the Star Trek: Enterprise series. He declined, believing that he would not be allowed to take the show in the direction he felt it should go. He did write a treatment for a new Star Trek series with colleague Bryce Zabel[6]
  • Straczynski is often credited as being the first TV producer to directly engage with fans on the Internet,[citation needed] and have their comments impact the look and feel of his shows (see Babylon 5's use of the Internet). Two of the more prominent areas where he had a presence were GEnie and the newsgroup rec.arts.sf.tv.babylon5.moderated
  • Straczynski first used the name "Babylon 5" on the 1980s children's television series Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Future. The character Lieutenant Michael "Tank" Ellis was a product of genetic-engineering colony "Babylon 5".[7]

In the fictional universe of Babylon 5, spoo is a valuable and highly desired food product. ... 253 Mathilde, a C-type asteroid. ... 8379 Straczynski (Provisional designation: 1992 SW10) is an asteroid discovered in September 27, 1992 at the Kitt Peak National Observatory by the Spacewatch project. ... The Kitt Peak National Observatory (KPNO) is a United States astronomical observatory located on a 2,096 m (6,880 ft) peak of the Quinlan Mountains in the Arizona-Sonoran Desert on the Tohono Oodham Nation, 88 kilometres (55 miles) southwest of Tucson. ... Since its first use in 1851, a cameo role or cameo appearance has been a brief appearance in a play (or later, a movie) that stands out against the general context for its éclat or dramatic punch. ... Sleeping in Light is the final episode of the science-fiction television series Babylon 5. ... Paramount Pictures Corporation is an American motion picture production and distribution company, based in Hollywood, California. ... The starship Enterprise (NX-01) Star Trek: Enterprise is a science fiction television series set in the Star Trek universe. ... original Babylon 5 Interactive Information Kit Babylon 5s use of the Internet began in 1993[1] with the creator of the series, J. Michael Straczynski (JMS) who participated in a number of Internet and pre-Internet venues to discuss elements of his work with his fans,[2] including the... GEnie was an online service created by a General Electric business - GEIS (now GXS) that ran from 1985 through the end of 1999. ... rec. ... Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Future was a 1987 television series that ran for 22 episodes. ...

Footnotes

  1. ^ Straczynski, J. Michael (1995-01-24). Re: ATTN JMS: Why Accelerate t. JMSNews. Retrieved on 2007 February 18.
  2. ^ Alien Worlds Radio Show Index. Accessed August 15, 2006.
  3. ^ Straczynski, J. Michael (2005-05-21). Babylon 5 Scripts Site Nearly Ready, And More!. JMSNews. Retrieved on 2006 December 24.
  4. ^ Garrett, Diane; Fleming, Michael (2007-03-08). Eastwood, Jolie catch 'Changeling' — Grazer, Howard to produce pic. Variety. Retrieved on 2007 March 9.
  5. ^ http://jmsnews.com/msg.aspx?id=1-17580 JMSnews.com
  6. ^ Zabel, Bryce. JMS and Bryce Zabel's Star Trek treatment, 2006-06-15.
  7. ^ Welcome to the Power Base (Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Future fan site)

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