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Korg: 70,000 BC

Juvenile tv series (1974). Hanna-Barbera Productions for ABC-TV. Created by Fred Freiberger. Produced by Freiberger and Richard L O'Connell. Directors include Irving J Moore, Christian Nyby. Writers included Freiberger and Ian Martin. Cast includes Eileen Dietz, Bob Ewing, Jim Malinda, Christopher Mann, Naomi Pollack and Jenny Pransky. Narrator: Burgess Meredith. Sixteen 30-minute episodes. Colour. / This ...

Starobinets, Anna

(1978-    ) Russian journalist and author whose short fiction in particular has become well known, beginning with the tales assembled in Perekhodnyj vozrast ["Awkward Age"] (coll 2005; trans Hugh Aplin as An Awkward Age 2010), in which an adroit play with Horror in SF tropes caused her very soon to be likened to Stephen King. The tales assembled in ...

Graves, Robert

(1895-1985) UK poet, critic and author, C L Graves's nephew, best known for an active poetic career which began around 1911, before his active service in World War One and the war poems which established his reputation, and lasted until about 1975; and for such novels as the nonfantastic I, Claudius (1934). His tendentious claim that he wrote fiction solely for commercial reasons does little to explain the high ...

Werner, C L

(?   -    ) UK author who has published some horror fiction but has concentrated almost exclusively on Ties to the Warhammer Wargame universe (one title as by Bruno Lee) and to the related Warhammer 40,000 sequence, his contributions to the latter world being restricted to Warhammer 40,000: Siege of Castallax (2012) and ...


Slavonic science fiction and fantasy magazine published in English by SCC Computer, Sofia, Bulgaria; edited by Atanas Slavov. One issue appeared in February 1990, though it was intended as a monthly. It was printed in a large-Digest format (7.5 x 5.6 in; 192 x 142 mm), 220 pages on coated stock throughout and heavily illustrated, much in colour. Orphia was to be a showcase of sf and fantasy from Slavonic countries, including ...

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, and Who's Hugh?: An SF Reader's Guide to Pseudonyms (1987) is similarly exhaustive in its listing of Pseudonyms. ...

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