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Girl from Tomorrow, The

Australian tv series (1991-1992). Film Australia. Created by Mark Shirrefs, John Thomson and Kathy Mueller. Produced by Noel Price and Ron Saunders. Directors included Kathy Mueller and Noel Price. Writers included Mark Shirrefs and John Thomson. Cast included Andrew Clarke, Katherine Cullen, James Findlay, John Howard, Melissa Marshall and Helen O'Connor. 24 23-minute episodes. Colour. / This miniseries, aimed at a juvenile audience, begins in the ...

Munson, Donald

(?   -    ) US author of the Near Future Satire President Kissinger: A Political Fiction (1974) with Monroe Rosenthal, in which, employing a Bismarckish decisiveness, Henry Kissinger creates a one-world government, which he heads, and which America dominates. [JC]

Captain America: Civil War

Film (2016). Studio Babelsberg and Marvel Entertainment present a Marvel Studios production. Directed by Anthony Russo and Joe Russo. Written by Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely from the Captain America Comics by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby and the subsequent Civil War storyline by Mark Millar (2006-2007). Cast includes Paul Bettany, Chadwick Boseman, Daniel Brühl, Don Cheadle, ...

Silent Möbius

Japanese animated film (1991; vt Silent Möbius: The Motion Picture). Anime International Company (AIC). Based on the Manga by Kia Asamiya (a pseudonym of Michitaka Kikuchi). Directed by Kazuo Tomizawa and Michitaka Kikuchi. Written by Kei Shigema and Michitaka Kikuchi. Voice cast includes Toshiko Fujita, Masako Ikeda and Naoko Matsui. 53 minutes. Colour. / In a high-tech future Tokyo, Katsumi Liqueur (Matsui) battles a ...

Newcomb, Simon

(1835-1909) Canadian-born author, in the USA from 1853, of texts on and studies in Astronomy and Mathematics. In his Edisonade, His Wisdom, the Defender: A Story (1900), future historians tell how a professor discovers a limitless Power Source in 1941, is responsible for the Invention of an ...

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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