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Brown, Eric

(1960-2023) UK author who began publishing sf – after a children's play, Noel's Ark (1982 chap) – with "Krash-Bangg Joe and the Pineal-Zen Equation" for Interzone in Autumn 1987; like several further tales assembled in The Time-Lapsed Man and Other Stories (coll 1990), it is set in a future world dominated by the effects of bio-engineering and dense with information. This marriage of Cordwainer ...


US tv series (2022-current, vt Wednesday Addams). MGM Television, Millar Gough Ink, Tim Burton Productions, Toluca Pictures. Created by Alfred Gough and Miles Millar, based on the Addams Family created by Charles Addams. Directed by Tim Burton, James Marshall and Gandja Monteiro. Written by Kayla Alpert, April Blair, Alfred Gough, Matt Lambert and Miles Millar. Cast includes Gwendoline Christie, Hunter Doohan, ...

To the Moon

Videogame (2011). Freebird Games. Designed by Kan Gao. Platforms: Win. / To the Moon is a graphical Adventure about Dream Hacking in which events are displayed from above in a forced three-dimensional perspective. Created in Canada as an Independent Game and set in the Near Future, its fiction depends on a ...

Harley Quinn

US animated tv series (2019-current). DC Universe. Based on the character created by Paul Dini and Bruce Timm. Developed by Justin Halpern, Dean Lorey and Patrick Schumacker. Directors include Cecilia Aranovich, Vinton Heuck, Ben Jones and Juan Jose Meza-Leon. Writers include Jess Dweck, Justin Halpern, Dean Lorey and Patrick Schumacker. Voice cast includes Diedrich Bader, Lake Bell, Kaley Cuoco, Ron Funches, Tony Hale, Matt Oberg, Jim Rash, Alan Tudyk. 36 23-minute episodes. Colour. / ...

Sins of a Solar Empire

Videogame (2008). Ironclad Games (IG). Platforms: Win. / Solar Empire is a simulation of space warfare which fuses the conventions of the Real Time Strategy form with those of 4X Games. While many of the design elements it shares with 4X Games were borrowed by the earliest examples of the RTS form (and have become ...

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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