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Mowll, Joshua

(1970-    ) UK graphic artist and author of the Young Adult Guild of Specialists sequence, comprising Operation Red Jericho (2005), Operation Typhoon Shore (2006) and Operation Storm City (2008); set in the 1920s, the tales combine Lost Race and Steampunk conventions in a Ripping Yarns fashion that evokes comparisons to writers like ...

Three Stooges Films

The Three Stooges were a US comedy team who debuted in vaudeville (music-hall) as part of Ted Healy and His Stooges in 1922 and went on to make 190 or more short films for Columbia Pictures, characterized like their stage act by often violent and abusive farce and slapstick. Long-running members were Larry Fine (1902-1975) and Moe Howard (1897-1975), with the third Stooge role variously taken by Howard's brothers Shemp Howard (1895-1955) and Jerome "Curly" Howard (1903-1952), by Joe Besser ...

Furman, Yael

(1973-    ) Israeli author, who began publishing work of genre interest with "Hatzvaim Ha'nechonim" ["The Right Colours"] in Bli Panika (see Online Magazines) for October 2001. For the next few years she published well-regarded short stories in Israeli genre publications, such as the magazine Chalomot Be'aspamia and the annual Anthology series Hayo Yihiye, for ...

Resident Evil: Apocalypse

Film (2004). A Davis Films/Impact (Canada) Inc and Constantin Film (UK) Limited Production. Directed by Alexander Witt. Written by Paul W S Anderson, based on the Videogame Biohazard (Japan), also known as Resident Evil (USA). Cast includes Oded Fehr, Sienna Guillory, Milla Jovovich and Thomas Kretschmann. 94 minutes. Colour. / Sequel to ...

Electric Wine

US Online Magazine published by Diana L Sharples and James E M Rasmussen of Marietta, Georgia. It ran for twelve bimonthly issues between November 1999 (it actually went live on Hallowe'en) and October 2001. It is one of a number of low-paying quasi-Semiprozines that experimented with online publication in the late 1990s and of which virtually nothing now survives bar a few scattered fragments in various archives. It ran both ...

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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