Along with the Babylon 5 cast and crew he received the 1994 Visions Of The Future Award from the Space Frontier Foundation and in 1998 he received the Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation for the television series Babylon 5. In 1988 his novel Demon Night was presented for consideration of that year's Bram Stoker award under the category of Best First Novel. Comic books
Straczynski has long been a comic fan and began writing comics in the late 1980s.
He was the creator and showrunner for the science fiction television series Babylon 5 its spin-off Crusade as well as Jeremiah a series loosely based on Hermann Huppen's comics. moderated. Two prominent areas where he had a presence were GEnie and the newsgroup rec.