"The Fantasies of Harlan Ellison"
2 Print Biographies |
7 Interviews |
6 Articles |
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5' 2½" (1.59 m)
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I was giving a lecture, and afterwards a student put up his hand and said 'Mr Ellison, you keep mentioning this person Dachau, like he's someone I'm supposed to have heard of. Who is Dachau, please?' I'm sorry but your kids are stick-stone, out-and-out, downright stupid!
An outspoken gun control advocate, he is responsible for the removal of B-B gun ads from DC Comics. According to a convention transcript printed in The Comics Journal, on a Friday he made a phone call to DC publisher Jeanette Kahn, suggesting that such ads were inappropriate for children. She called him back before the weekend was out assuring him that there would never be another B-B gun ad in a...
Science Fiction themes, usually involving Cyborgs and machines