The panel was moderated by Chris Ryall, with a rotating group of panelists, Josh Olson, William Stout, Erik Nelson, Steve Barnes, Nat Segaloff, Jud Myers, J.K. Woodward, Scott Tipton. Christine Valada, and Jason Davis. Susan Ellison, Harlan's widow, was in the audience, seated in the front row. Bill Sienkiewicz was supposed to be on the […]
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 […]
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, […]
Star Trek's original run may be a source of jokes thanks to its mid-1960s production values or the occasional excesses in acting. But a good number of its episodes are legitimately great television; written and produced under tight constraints and never expected to survive the test of time. And as this clip from the episode […]
By Jason Strangis Often considered the best Star Trek episode of all time, The City on the Edge of Forever remains a classic to this day. Artist JK Woodward delivered a beautifully illustrated comic book version of the unedited script by Harlan Ellison from IDW Publishing last year. Woodward managed to perfectly capture classic Star […]
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 […]
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.
This year marks the 15th Anniversary of IDW Publishing, and co-founder and CEO Ted Adams has a few reflections on his youthful obsession with books, working to bring some of his personal heroes to print, and the landmarks he's noted along the way to share with us here at Bleeding Cool. His experiences learning from […]
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 […]
Straczynskiwill now reach out to filmmaking partners and his first choices for director are Peter Jackson and Guillermo del Toro.
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 […]
[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 […]
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 […]
Greg Baldino writes for Bleeding Cool Long time Comicon attendee Ray Bradbury gets honored this year with the San Diego premiere of Shadow Show: All-New Stories in Celebration of Ray Bradbury. Edited by Bradbury biographer Sam Weller and internationally published horror writer and editor Mort Castle, the anthology collects twenty-six stories written in honor of […]
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 […]