J. Michael Straczynski is a legendary comic book writer, screenwriter, and producer whose works are beloved by a wide range of audiences around the world. In film, Straczynski’s credits include five produced movies in six years that have collectively earned over a billion dollars: Changeling for Clint Eastwood, Ninja Assassin for the Wachowskis, Thor for Kenneth Branagh, Underworld: Awakening for Kate Beckinsale, and World War Z for Paramount and Brad Pitt. He is the creator of the landmark sci-fi television series Babylon 5 and the co-creator, with the Wachowskis, of Sense8. His comics for Marvel, DC and Image have sold over 13 million individual issues and include runs on The Amazing Spider-Man, Thor, Rising Stars, and Superman: Earth One. He was nominated for a BAFTA Award for his screenplay for Changeling and he has won two Emmys, two Hugo Awards, the Eisner Award, the Inkpot Lifetime Achievement Award, the Saturn Award, the Ray Bradbury Award, the GLAAD Media Award, and several others. His autobiography, Becoming Superman, will be published in hardcover by HarperCollins Voyager.