Born: 1934 May 27 in Cleveland, Ohio, United States

Died: 2018 June 28 in Los Angeles, California, United States

Notes: Additional biographical information can be found in:
- Alter Ego #31 (December 2003)
- Amazing Heroes #44 (1984)
- Comic Book Artist #23 (December 2002)
- Comics Journal #53 Winter 1980)
- Harlan Ellison: A Bibliographic Checklist by Leslie Kay Swigart (1973).


Name:

    Harlan Ellison Type: Common Alternative Name
    Given name: Harlan Family name: Ellison

Other Names:

  1. Lee Archer Type: Pen Name
  2. C. Bird Type: Pen Name
  3. Cordwainer Bird Type: Pen Name
  4. Price Curtis Type: Pen Name
  5. Wallace Edmondson Type: Pen Name
  6. Landon Ellis Type: Pen Name
  7. Harlan Jay Ellison Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: Harlan Jay Family name: Ellison
  8. Sley Harson Type: Pen Name
  9. Ellis Hart Type: Pen Name
  10. E. K. Jarvis Type: Pen Name
  11. Ivar Jorgensen Type: Pen Name
  12. Paul Merchant Type: Pen Name
  13. Clyde Mitchell Type: Pen Name
  14. Nalrah Nosille Type: Pen Name
  15. Pat Roeder Type: Pen Name
  16. Derry Tiger Type: Pen Name

Awards:

  1. 1987: Inkpot Award - [no name]

Awards for Issues:

  1. 1992: Squiddy Award - Favorite Reprint Volume
    The Sandman: Season of Mists (1992 series) #[4]
  2. 1993: Eisner Award - Best Publication Design
    The Sandman: Season of Mists (1992 series) #[4]

Art Influences:

Harlan Ellison (b. 1934) stated influences by:
  1. Frederic Prokosch
  2. Gerald Kersh
  3. Hal Ellson
  4. Jim Thompson
  5. Isaac Asimov (b. 1920)
  6. Jorge Luis Borges (b. 1899)
  7. Franz Kafka (b. 1883)
  8. Fritz Leiber (b. 1910)
  9. Herman Melville (b. 1819)
  10. Edgar Allan Poe (b. 1809)
  11. Clark Ashton Smith (b. 1893)
  12. Theodore Sturgeon (b. 1918)
  13. Cornell Woolrich (b. 1903)
  14. 江戸川乱歩 (b. 1894)
Influences by Harlan Ellison (b. 1934) were stated by:
  1. Neil Gaiman (b. 1960)
  2. Tony Isabella (b. 1951)
  3. James Kisner (b. 1947)
  4. David Michelinie (b. 1948)
  5. Alan Moore (b. 1953)
  6. Mark Waid (b. 1962)

Non Comics Works:

  1. Publication Title: But I Digress (book) - Role: writer - Year: 1994
    Employer Name : unknown
    Work Title: writer of introduction
    Notes: Wrote the introduction to Peter David's book.

  2. Publication Title: Dangerous Visions (magazine) - Role: writer
    Employer Name : unknown
    Work Title: various
    Notes: Wrote short stories for three volumes, according to Bails.

  3. Publication Title: Fantastic Universe (magazine) - Role: writer - Year: 1957
    Employer Name : King-Size Publications
    Work Title: Soldier from Tomorrow

  4. Publication Title: Los Angeles Free Press (book) - Role: writer
    Employer Name : unknown
    Work Title: writer of a column

  5. Publication Title: Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (book) - Role: writer - Year: 1985
    Employer Name : unknown
    Work Title: writer of articles

  6. Publication Title: Mike Hodel's Hour 25 (radio) - Role:
    Employer Name : unknown
    Work Title: host

  7. Publication Title: Omni (magazine) - Role: writer - Years: 1983; 1985
    Employer Name : unknown
    Work Title: various
    Notes: Wrote short stories, according to Bails.

  8. Publication Title: Outer Limits (television) - Role: writer
    Employer Name : unknown
    Work Title: writer

  9. Publication Title: Star Trek (television) - Role: writer
    Employer Name : unknown
    Work Title: writer

  10. Publication Title: The Flying Nun (television) - Role: writer
    Employer Name : unknown
    Work Title: writer
    Notes: According to Bails, he wrote one story.

  11. Publication Title: Twilight Zone (television) - Role: - Years: 1985 - 1986
    Employer Name : unknown
    Work Title: creative consultant

  12. Publication Title: various (book) - Role: editor - Year: 1963
    Employer Name : Regency Books
    Work Title: editor
    Notes: Done circa 1963.

  13. Publication Title: various (book) - Role: writer
    Employer Name : various
    Work Title: various
    Notes: Wrote "many titles", according to Bails.

  14. Publication Title: Weird Heroes (magazine) - Role: writer - Years: 1975 - 1976
    Employer Name : unknown
    Work Title: various
    Notes: Wrote short stories, according to Bails.