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Welcome to the Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, Fourth Edition. Some sample entries appear below. Click here for the Introduction; here for the masthead; here for Acknowledgments; here for the FAQ; here for advice on citations. Find entries via the search box above (more details here) or browse the menu categories in the grey bar at the top of this page.

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Kid Cosmic

US animated online tv series (2020-current). Netflix Animation. Created by Craig McCracken. Directors include Craig McCracken, Justin Nichols, Rob Renzetti and Dave Thomas. Writers include Lauren Faust, Craig McCracken and Rob Renzetti. Voice cast includes Keith Ferguson, Jack Fisher, Tom Kenny, Amanda C. Miller, Lily Rose Silver, Cree Summer, Fred Tatasciore and Kim Yarbrough. Eighteen 16-23 minute episodes (and five shorts). Colour. / When a Spaceship crashes in the desert near his New ...

Nasir, Jamil

(1955-    ) US author who began publishing work of genre interest with "The Darkness Beyond" for Aboriginal Science Fiction (May-June 1988); his first novel, Quasar (1995), establishes a sometimes foggy relationship between lucid dream states and the external Perception (and manipulation) of reality. As usual in tales of this sort, Metaphysics tends to complicate the various quests undergone by protagonists whose worlds have become irreal at the hands (see Paranoia) of ...

Sheena

1. Film (1984; vt Sheena, Queen of the Jungle). Colgems Productions, Ltd/Columbia Pictures. Produced by Paul Aratow. Directed by John Gullermin. Written by Lorenzo Semple Jr and David Newman from a story by Leslie Stevens and Newman. Based on the Comics character created by Will Eisner and S M "Jerry" Iger. Cast includes Clifton Jones, Elizabeth of Toro, Tanya Roberts, Donovan Scott, Trevor Thomas, Ted Wass and France Zabda. 117 minutes. Colour. / Young Janet Ames/Sheena (Roberts) is ...

Games Magazines

This encyclopedia does not as a rule give full entries to Games-oriented Print Magazines: FASA's Stardate (which see) is a rare exception, since for part of its run it was also a science fiction magazine; another exception is Ares (which see), most of whose issues included an sf story. Other games magazines of some relevance have included Dragon from TSR Inc, with 359 issues 1976-2007; White Dwarf from Games Workshop (which see), launched 1977 and still current; and Challenge from GDW (Game ...

Cronocrímenes, Los

Film (2007; vt Timecrimes). Karbo Vantas Entertainment in co-production with Fine Productions and Zip Films, in association with Arsénico PC. Written and directed by Nacho Vigalondo. Cast includes Karra Elejalde, Candela Fernández, Bárbara Goenaga and Vigalondo. 92 minutes. Colour. / Drawn by mysterious goings-on in the adjacent woods, a middle-aged businessman flees from a sinister masked assailant into a research facility with an experimental Time Machine which sends ...

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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