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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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  Savage Season (screenplay - novel) (announced)
 2019 Creepshow (TV Series) (based on the short story "The Companion" - 1 episode)
- The Companion/Lydia Layne's Better Half (2019) ... (based on the short story "The Companion" - segment "The Companion", as Joe Lansdale)
 2019 Love, Death & Robots (TV Series short) (based on the short story written by - 2 episodes)
- Fish Night (2019) ... (based on the short story written by)
- The Dump (2019) ... (based on the short story written by - as Joe Lansdale)
  Hap and Leonard (TV Series) (based upon the book series written by - 18 episodes, 2016 - 2018) (written for television by - 1 episode, 2017)
- Monsoon Mambo (2018) ... (based upon the book series written by)
- Mambo No. 5 (2018) ... (based upon the book series written by)
- Senorita Mambo (2018) ... (based upon the book series written by)
- T-Bone Mambo (2018) ... (based upon the book series written by)
- Ho-Ho Mambo (2018) ... (based upon the book series written by)
 2015 Hit Call (Short) (story)
 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)
 2013 Bar Talk (Short) (writer)
 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)
 2010 Jonah Hex: Motion Comics (TV Series) (written by - 5 episodes)
- Two Gun Mojo: Chapter Five (2010) ... (written by)
- Two Gun Mojo: Chapter Four (2010) ... (written by)
- Two Gun Mojo: Chapter Three (2010) ... (written by)
- Two Gun Mojo: Chapter Two (2010) ... (written by)
- Two Gun Mojo: Chapter One (2010) ... (written by)
 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: The Animated Series (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Identity Crisis (1997) ... (story)
 1997 The Job (Short) (story)
  Batman: The Animated Series (TV Series) (teleplay by - 2 episodes, 1992 - 1993) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1995)
- Showdown (1995) ... (teleplay)
- Read My Lips (1993) ... (teleplay by)
- Perchance to Dream (1992) ... (teleplay by)
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Other Works:

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

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Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Joe Lansdale


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