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Siegele, H H

(1883-1983) US author, mostly of nonfiction works on carpentry and building in general; Pushing Buttons (1946 chap) is a short Lost Race tale. [JC]

Online Newszines

Most current sf print Newszines (which see) have an associated online news presence in blog or website form. Below is a selection, culled from the Ansible links page, of exclusively online sf news outlets. Some also carry reviews, interviews and other nonfiction content. [DRL] see also: Online SF Resources. / Blastr (was Sci Fi Wire) Concatenation io9 (see also Charlie Jane Anders) SciFiNow SF Crowsnest SFscope SF Signal SF Site News Diary SFWA News (see also ...

New Moon

UK Semiprozine issued in A4 format on quality coated stock, published by Weller Publications and edited by Trevor Jones. It ran for just two issues, September 1991 and January 1992. Despite its title it was a continuation of Dream Magazine, even to the extent of including letters of comment on the last issue of Dream, though it reverted to issues #1 and #2 for this incarnation and endeavoured to pay decent professional rates and seek national distribution. Both issues were hybrid to some ...

Walking Dead, The [game]

Videogame (2012). Telltale Games. Android, Kindle, IoS, Mac, PC, PS3, PS4, PS Vita, Xbox360, XBoxOne. / The Walking Dead is a Survival Horror Videogame Comic by Telltale Games. The game takes the form of an interactive story where the player makes decisions, interacts with objects and fights Zombies, although the emphasis is on strong narrative and characterization. The game is based in the same world as Robert Kirkman's comic book series The Walking Dead (2003-current), and has won ...

Jungle Captive

Film (1945; vt The Jungle Captive). Universal Pictures. Directed by Harold Young. Written by Dwight V Babcock and M Coates Webster from a story by Babcock. Cast includes Phil Brown, Jerome Cowan, Rondo Katton, Otto Kruger, Vicky Lane and Amelita Ward. 63 minutes. Black and white. / A sequel to Captive Wild Woman (1943) and Jungle Woman (1944), with no members of the original casts; even the Ape Woman is played by a different actress (Lane). Eminent biochemist Dr Stendahl (Kruger) ...

Langford, David

(1953-    ) UK author, critic, editor, publisher and sf fan, in the latter capacity recipient of 21 Hugo awards for fan writing – some of the best of his several hundred pieces are assembled as Let's Hear It for the Deaf Man (coll 1992 chap US; much exp vt The Silence of the Langford 1996; exp 2015 ebook) as Dave Langford, edited by Ben Yalow – plus five Best Fanzine Hugos and one Semiprozine Hugo for his self-produced news magazine, Ansible (which see). His one ...

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