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House, Silas

(1971-    ) US author whose early works, beginning with Clay's Quilt (2001), were strongly constructed renderings of the American south, a tale like Southermost (2018) dealing vigorously with homophobia, Religious bigotry, and other contested issues [nonfantastic titles are not listed below]. House's seventh novel, Lark Ascending (2022), is set in a Dystopian ...

Wendig, Chuck

(1976-    ) Working name of US Role Playing Game developer, Comics writer, screenwriter and author Charles David Wendig (1976-    ), who also signs as C D Wendig, under which form of his name he published his first work of genre interest, "Bourbon Street Lullaby" in Not One of Us for September 1997. His work as a whole [selectively presented in Checklist below] tends to shuffle ...

Jules Verne's Rocket to the Moon

Film (1967; vt Those Fantastic Flying Fools US; vt Rocket to the Moon). Jules Verne Films, Ltd, Warner-Pathé UK, American International Pictures US. Produced by Harry Alan Towers. Directed by Don Sharp. Written by Dave Freeman from an original story by Towers (credited as Peter Welbeck), very loosely based on De la terre a lune (1865) and Autour de la lune (1870) by Jules ...

Salwowski, Mark

(1953-    ) British artist. He moved with his family to Australia at the age of eleven, graduated from high school, and obtained two years of artistic training at college until a motorcycle accident ended his educational career. He soon went to work for a printing company, eventually serving as its Senior Product Coordinator, before going into business as a freelance artist. Returning to Britain in 1984, he began receiving assignments to paint sf and ...

Timmons, Stan

(1966-    ) US author, chiefly of Ties, who began to publish work of genre interest with "Life Is But a Dream" in the Marvel Universe Superhero anthology The Ultimate X-Men (anth 1996) edited by Stan Lee. His first novel was the Heavy Metal-related Heavy Metal F.A.K.K.2. (1999) with Kevin Eastman. A solo venture is ...

Robinson, Roger

(1943-    ) UK computer programmer, bibliographer and publisher, active in UK Fandom for many years. The Writings of Henry Kenneth Bulmer (1983 chap; rev 1984 chap) is an exhaustive Bibliography of one of the most prolific sf writers, Kenneth Bulmer, and Who's Hugh?: An SF Reader's Guide to Pseudonyms (1987) is similarly exhaustive in its ...



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