When you look at the foreword to “Becoming Superman” by J. get a well proffessional essay Michael Straczynski, Neil Gaiman explains that Straczynski “works harder than anyone i have met in film and TV.”
While i am admittedly not a Hollywood insider, this description rings true for me. Since 1984, Straczynski happens to be writing for television — anything from campy animation to sci-fi that is high-minded. He also spent six years writing Marvel’s “The Amazing Spider-Man” flagship book that is comic and then he wrote a BAFTA-nominated film starring Angelina Jolie and directed by Clint Eastwood. Other things you may think of Straczynski, you can never accuse the guy to be idle.
Even before reading “Becoming Superman” (HarperCollins, July 2019), i usually had the impression that Straczynski wrote so prolifically not because he wanted to but because he absolutely had to. More