Jun 29, 2018
By Andy Johnson
The prolific and pugnacious author of more than 50 books, 1,400 articles, essays, scripts and screenplays, has died at the age of 84.
Harlan Ellison had a career which spanned more than half a century.
He was the screenwriter of the movie “Dune” and contributed to TV series including “The Outer Limits,” “Star Trek” and “Babylon 5.”
While, Ellison was best-known for science fiction, his writing spanned mysteries to comic books to newspaper columns.
One of his best-known works was “A Boy and His Dog” which portrayed a world devastated by nuclear war and fought over by vicious gangs.
Harlan Ellison was 84.