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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 episodes[...]

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.https://twitter.com/mcvalada/status/1012406845758062592Ellison's contributions to science fiction across several mediums including fiction, television, and comics, as[...]

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

With cross-media writers like Joe Hill, Neil Gaiman, and Harlan Ellison contributing stories to the original volume of prose, it’s only fair that comic artists get a chance to make that statement too, in their own way.The first issue of Shadow Show from IDW arrives today in shops, featuring the work of Joe Hill, Charles[...]

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.Spinning out of the DC[...]

The City On The Edge Of Forever Comes To Comics

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 is taking that original teleplay and turning it into a comic mini-series Overseen by Ellison himself, the series will be[...]

Harlan Ellison's Repent, Harlequin! Said The Ticktock Man Headed For The Big Screen

Science fiction writer Harlan Ellison has given permission to filmmakers to adapt his award-winning short story Repent, Harlequin! Said The Ticktock Man for the big screen, according to Deadline.World War Z and Thor's J Michael Straczynski had to adapt the script first and deliver it to Ellison before the author agreed to grant him[...]

Pop Culture Hounding Clifford Meth

It’s a fascinating discussion with a guy who has been in the trenches for a long time and counts people like Harlan Ellison as friends.To get in touch, send feedback or submit projects for consideration, please email reviews@popculturehound.com And if you missed last week’s episode (or any others) you can find them right here or[...]

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 knowledge,[...]

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 West and[...]

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 out life[...]