Michael E. Uslan and his long time producing partner Benjamin Melniker have brought some of the most memorable films to the big screen.
Uslan was the executive producer of films such as Batman, Batman Returns, Batman Forever, Batman & Robin, Constantine, The Spirit, Batman Begins, and the second highest grossing film of all time, The Dark Knight. As a producer, he is one of the highest-grossing movie producers of all time, with The Dark Knight alone having already passed the $1 billion mark.
He has also written a number of comic books, including the critically-acclaimed revival of The Shadow for DC Comics. His bibliography also includes dozens of books that chronicle the history of comics including America At War – A History of War Comics, Mysteries in Space – A History of Science Fiction Comics, and The Pow! Zap! Wham! Comic Book Trivia Quiz Book.
His additional writing credits feature the internationally syndicated newspaper comic strip, Terry and the Pirates; the historic comic book project with Stan Lee, Just Imagine; the hardback Batman graphic novel, Detective 27; and Dick Clark's The First 25 Years of Rock and Roll.
Uslan is the recipient of an Emmy Award as Executive Producer of the popular children's series Where on Earth is Carmen Sandiego?, an Annie Award for the animated movie Batman Beyond: Return of The Joker, and a Peoples Choice Award for the movie Batman. His other producing work in television includes Robin Cook's Harmful Intent and the chilling PBS mini-series Three Sovereigns for Sarah, based on the true story of the Salem Witch Trials.
Uslan currently has several projects in development and Chronicle Books has just released his memoir The Boy Who Loved Batman (www.theboywholovedbatman.com), the story of how an kid from a New Jersey blue collar family grew up to make Batman one of the most successful film franchises in the world.
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