J. Michael Straczynski
J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI is a television writer/producer, screenwriter and former journalist for the Los Angeles Times and TIME Inc. He has worked on such series as The Twilight Zone and Murder She Wrote, and created Jeremiah, Crusade and Babylon 5, for which he may be best known. He has had five movies produced in four years: Clint Eastwood's Changeling (for which he received a British Academy Award nomination for Best Screenplay), Thor (Kenneth Branagh), Underworld Awakening (Kate Beckinsale) and Ninja Assassin (for the Wachowskis). His work has earned him two Hugo Awards, the Saturn, Eisner, Inkpot and the Ray Bradbury Award and many others. His comics work includes Rising Stars and Midnight Nation for Top Cow/Image, The Amazing Spider-Man, Supreme Power, and Thor for Marvel. His most recent work for DC Comics includes BRAVE AND THE BOLD, BEFORE WATCHMEN and the SUPERMAN: EARTH ONE graphic novel, which spent 37 weeks on the New York Times Bestseller List.
THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #27
The wait is over as J. Michael Straczynski arrives on THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD! First up, the best-selling scribe pairs Batman and…Dial H For Hero? Robby Reed and his grandfather thought their brief visit to Gotham City would go smoothly until one of Gotham's petty thieves made the score of the century in the form of Robby's H-Dial! Batman's on the case, but The Joker's crime wave has the city in a panic, and the power of the H-Dial has had a very unexpected effect on the hood who stole it. The choices he makes could change his life – and Robby's – forever!
THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #29
A thing that lives… and fights for its soul! The shambling walking doll that is Brother Power, the Geek has been reborn in Gotham City without a home or purpose! Could destiny have something in store for this seemingly lost relic? And why does his appearance cut into Batman's heart like none of Gotham's strange monsters ever has before? Find out in this new issue from best-selling writer J. Michael Straczynski (Amazing Spider-Man) and artist Jesus Saiz (OMAC PROJECT)!
THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #34
Don't miss this first chapter of a most unexpected two-parter! This wouldn't be the first instance where the Legion of Super-Heroes have gone back in time looking to add to their ranks. But the sheer craziness the Doom Patrol will bring into their lives just might make that it the last time... and the Legion's mission will lead to some rather unexpected consequences next issue!
J. Michael Straczynski's landmark "Grounded" story continues! As word spreads throughout the country that Superman has embarked on a mysterious, unprecedented journey, some go out to meet The Man of Steel – others plan to stop him at all costs…
THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #28
J. Michael Straczynski (Amazing Spider-Man) and Jesus Saiz (OMAC PROJECT) continue their series of unlikely pairings with a match that spans the decades! When an experiment meant to alter the speed of light goes awry, Barry Allen finds himself face-to-face with some surprising allies – World War II's legendary Blackhawks! But Barry isn't the Flash they know, and he's not even the kind of hero they need to help fight history's most grueling war! What must Barry sacrifice to serve his country – and his world?
THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #30
No evil shall escape Fate! As a man who makes his own rules, headstrong Green Lantern Hal Jordan isn't a big believer in fate... But he'll have to put his trust in the Doctor if either man expects to overcome this threat! It's another thriller from best-seller J. Michael Straczynski (Thor) and sensational artist Jesus Saiz!
"Grounded" continues as Superman enters a small town in Ohio where, like many towns, a number of its residents are from other places. But when The Man of Steel discovers that there are also a number of residents secretly from other worlds, he unravels a mystery that may have grave consequences for Earth.
J. Michael Straczynski's "Grounded" storyline, which has made headlines in USA TODAY, THE NEW YORK TIMES and ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY, continues right here as Superman visits the Chicago area! In this issue, Superman discovers that there is a darkness even more immense than outer space: the darkness of the human heart turned against...