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.