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Joe R. Lansdale

Joe R Lansdale is a prolific genre fiction writer, who has published hundreds of novels, novellas, novelettes, short stories, chapbooks, comic books, graphic novels, and collections. Joe is arguably most famous for his Bram Stoker Award-nominated novella, 'BubbaHo-Tep', which was later adapted to film. Bubba Ho-Tep (2002) is directed by Don ... See full bio »

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Bubba Ho-Tep
Bubba Ho-Tep Writer
Cold in July
Cold in July Writer
Son of Batman
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  Savage Season (screenplay - novel) (announced)
 2016 Hap and Leonard (TV Series) (based upon the book series written by - 6 episodes)
- Eskimos (2016) ... (based upon the book series written by)
- War (2016) ... (based upon the book series written by)
- Trudy (2016) ... (based upon the book series written by)
- The Dive (2016) ... (based upon the book series written by)
- The Bottoms (2016) ... (based upon the book series written by)
 2015 Hit Call (Short) (story)
 2014/I Bar Talk (Short) (writer)
 2014 By the Hair of the Head (Short) (original writer) / (story) / (writer)
 2014 Creepers
 2014 Son of Batman (Video) (screenplay)
 2014 Cold in July (based on the novel by)
 2013 Una serata tra amici (Short) (inspired by)
 2012 Christmas with the Dead (story)
 2010 DC Showcase Original Shorts Collection (Video) (written by - segment "Jonah Hex")
 2010 DC Showcase: Jonah Hex (Video short) (screenplay)
 2008 Chompers (Short) (story)
 2005 Masters of Horror (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- Incident on and Off a Mountain Road (2005) ... (short story)
 2002 Bubba Ho-Tep (short story)
 1998 The New Batman Adventures (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Critters (1998) ... (written by)
 1997 Superman (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Identity Crisis (1997) ... (story)
 1997 The Job (Short) (story)
  Batman: The Animated Series (TV Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1992 - 1995) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 1993)
- Showdown (1995) ... (teleplay)
- Read My Lips (1993) ... (teleplay by)
- Perchance to Dream (1992) ... (teleplay)
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Other Works:

Short story anthology: "By Bizarre Hands" (1989/Avon Books)

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Reported to the San Antonio Express-News (newspaper) that a thumb-sized fragment of tile from the exploded space shuttle Columbia landed in his yard in Chireno, Texas. See more »

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