harlan ellison

J. Michael Straczynski Pens Heartfelt Letter About his Friend, Harlan Ellison

Yesterday the science fiction universe said goodbye to influential and one of kind author Harlan Ellison. Author and friend to Ellison J. Michael Straczynski took to his facebook page to write a letter, talking about where he came from and how important Harlan's friendship was to him. The pair worked together a few times, Ellison wrote two […]

Harlan Ellison Has Passed Away in His Sleep at Age 84

Legendary writer Harlan Ellison passed away in his sleep Thursday, according to Christine Valada, who posted the news on Twitter on behalf of Susan Ellison. Valada, along with her late husband Len Wein, was a close friend of Ellison and his wife. Susan Ellison has asked me to announce the passing of writer Harlan Ellison, […]

Shadow Show From IDW Is One Of Those Projects That Should Happen And Did

A common denominator among many comics creators is the deep impact of Ray Bradbury's work in fiction, both in the original prose and in the many films that have been inspired by him. His work is, in fact, an element that ties together many aspects of speculative narrative in many forms of media, and as […]

Batman '66: The Lost Episode By Harlan Ellison Comes To Comics

Spinning out of the DC Digital panel is news of Batman '66: The Lost Episode, based on a story that Harlan Ellison wrote for the original show that was never produced. Script by Len Wein, artwork by Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez and Joe Prado, and cover by Alex Ross. Coming November 2014.

The City On The Edge Of Forever Comes To Comics

It originally aired April 6th, 1967 and is arguably considered one of the best Star Trek episodes every produced. City On The Edge Of Forever was written by Harlan Ellison and according to the writer, there is much more to the story as the original teleplay was modified before it was filmed. Now IDW Publishing […]

Pop Culture Hounding Clifford Meth

By Chris Thompson [audio:http://popculturehound.net/podcast/PCHPodcastEpisode73.mp3] Following on from a series of epic new year podcasts – including last week's chat with the talented Fred Van Lente (which you can listen to here) – this time around I have the pleasure of speaking with writer, journalist and comics campaigner Clifford Meth! Cliff and I talk about his […]

Neal Adams With Flying Colors…

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_03ocYcRmCc[/youtube] Neal Adams appears at Joe Field's Flying Colors comic store in California, and Field grabbed the mike – with Neal talking about getting paid to steal jokes at Archie, pencilling ten pages a day for Jerry Lewis comics, the differences between bigfoot and littlefoot artists, designing theme park rides, opening women's bras without their […]

Who Will Re Enact Harlan Ellison's Lost Batman Script First?

Harlan Ellison has been issuing collections of his television screenplays, made and unmade, in a series of volumes entitled Brian Movies. The fifth volume contains; Though Harlan's written numerous comic book scripts for the Dark Knight, his first slide down the Bat-Pole was in 1966 when he pitched an episode to ABC's Batman, starring Adam […]

VIDEO: Scooby Doo Goes All Cthuhlu, With Harlan Ellison And HP Lovecraft

On tonight's episode of Scooby Doo: Mystery Incorporated, there's a couple of very special characters: Harlan Ellison and HP Hatecraft. I think I know what they're driving at with that second one, don't you? Here's the official synopsis and a couple of clips: Shrieking Madness: With Mystery Inc. broken up, the gang decides to check […]