JMS on Usenet

June 2001

J. Michael Straczynski posts regularly on Usenet. This page provides quick links to his posts from June 2001, with a brief description of each. Unless otherwise stated, all messages are from

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29 June 2001

ten bits of info from jms
JMS reports on the status of several projects and makes a few serious requests of the fans.

26 June 2001

Re: ATTN JMS: Two Summertime Questions
JMS answers questions about Rising Stars 1/2 and his only summer convention appearance. (Note: JMS was forced to cancel his convention appearance three days later.)

22 June 2001

Re: TNT Still Fiddles ...
JMS maintains that TNT's treatment of Crusade was unusual.

21 June 2001

Re: ATTN JMS: Ad-libbing, etc.?
JMS confirms that several well-acted scenes in "Rumors, Bargains, and Lies" were scripted.

17 June 2001

Re: ATTN JMS: Thirdspace Production Question
One of the benefits of being an executive producer is that JMS can prevent improvisations from changing his scripts.

Re: ATTN JMS: Spidey 32
JMS discusses his ability to find things in the details by looking at them in different ways.

Re: ATTN JMS: Thirdspace Production Question
JMS answers questions about the Zack and Lyta elevator scene in Thirdspace and reveals that he wrote that scene at the very last moment.

16 June 2001

Re: JMS: ASM villains explanation
JMS clarifies that his idea about thematic villains doesn't rule out other Spider-Man villains. He is also interested in using Sandman.

Re: SPIDEY 32 - The Obvious Brilliance
JMS responds to praise of Amazing Spider-Man 32.

Re: Muzak version of "Helter Skelter"? (ASM #32 slight spoiler)
JMS comments about his reference to the Beatles song in Amazing Spider-Man 32.

Re: ATTN JMS: Spidey 32
JMS addresses the reconsideration of the Marvel Universe mythology that he proposed in Amazing Spider-Man 32.

08 June 2001

Re: ASM #32
JMS discusses how he is trying to portray Peter Parker's character in Amazing Spider-Man.

07 June 2001

Re: ATTN JMS: Breather?
JMS confirms that Babylon 5: The Legend of the Rangers finished shooting on June 6.

06 June 2001

Re: JMS: Your B5 stuff
JMS lists the Babylon 5 props that he kept as mementos.

05 June 2001

Re: ATTN: JMS - Joe's comics
JMS hints about his upcoming Joe's Comics projects.

Re: Would the actors do more just for the love of it?
JMS explains why actors can't work for free as a gift to fans.

Re: JMS:WB wont renew B5 licences?
JMS discusses Warner Bros.' failure to renew the Precedence license for the Babylon 5 collectible card game.

03 June 2001

JMS comments on how the Wolf 359 organizers treated the Babylon 5 cast and crew.

01 June 2001

JMS disbelieves a rumor that the forged merchandise at Wolf 359 was actually genuine.

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