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Savage, Richard

Pseudonym of UK author Ivan Roe (1917-1976) for his thrillers – including The Horrible Hat (1949), in which a psychoanalyst/detective explains strange manifestations – and his sf novel, When the Moon Died: A Modern Novel of Science and Imagination (1955), whose telling involves an exceedingly complicated frame: far-future Aliens visit a dead Earth to listen to a tape whose long-dead narrator has discovered how, long before, a nuclear Holocaust was prevented by Scientists who ...

White, Corey J

(circa 1984-    ) Australian author whose Voidwitch Saga sequence, beginning with Killing Gravity (2017), mixes Equipoisally sf and fantasy modes in a Space Opera tale featuring a young woman who has been Genetically Engineered into a "voidwitch" whose powers are designed to make her into an augmented soldier with Superpowers. The narrative – in which she escapes the establishment in which she had been shaped, and hunts her hunters in the fringes of what may be a ...

Barry, Max

(1973-    ) Australian author whose first novel, Syrup (1999) as by Maxx Barry, edged toward the fantastic in its spoof treatment of the modern corporate world; his second, Jennifer Government (2003), gains in the force of its attack through full immersion in a Near Future environment in which governments have become enfeebled, and international corporations rule the roost. Echoes of The Space Merchants (July-August 1952 Galaxy as "Gravy Planet"; rev and cut 1953) by C M ...

Glitch Techs

US animated online tv series (2020). Nickelodeon Animation Studios. Creators and Executive Producers: Dan Milano and Eric Robles. Directors include Phil Allora, Chris Graham and Hyunjoo Song. Writers include Ashly Burch and Dan Milano. Voice cast includes Ricardo Hurtado, Monica Ray and Luke Youngblood. Nineteen 23-minute episodes (save for the double-length first episode). Colour. / When the Hinobi Games company discovers its Videogames occasionally glitch, expelling their Monsters into ...

Jeeves, Terry

Working name of UK schoolteacher, long-time Fanzine editor, author and artist Byron Terry Jeeves (1922-2011), whose privately published Bibliographies of Astounding were bylined B T Jeeves and began with A Checklist of Astounding: Part 1 – 1930 to 1939 (1963 chap) [see Checklist below]; these researches were incorporated into The Complete Index to Astounding/Analog (1981) with Mike Ashley. He edited three early issues of Vector (#2-#4, Autumn 1958-Spring 1959) for the British Science ...

Clute, John

(1940-    ) Canadian critic, editor and author, in the UK from 1969; married to Judith Clute from 1964, partner of Elizabeth Hand since 1996. His first professional publication was the long sf-tinged poem "Carcajou Lament" (Winter 1960 [ie Autumn 1959] Triquarterly), though he only began publishing sf reviews in 1964 and sf proper with "A Man Must Die" in New Worlds for November 1966, where much of his earlier criticism also appeared. This criticism, despite some studiously ...



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