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Kennedy, John

(1945-2009) US author, involved in American Fandom all his life, who began to publish work of genre interest with "Toward the Fullness of Fate" in Galaxy for July 1976. Later work was assembled in the two versions of Nova in a Bottle (coll 1992 chap; with differing contents, exp 2003 chap). It is a sign of the esteem in which he was held that the first version contained essays on Kennedy by Vance ...

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic

Videogame (2003). Bioware. Platforms: Win, XBox (2003); Mac (2004). / Knights of the Old Republic is a Computer Role Playing Game using a three-dimensional third person view, set in the Star Wars universe. Its design combines the player created characters and branching plots seen in many Western ...

Aurealis

Australian SF Magazine of Semiprozine status based on its circulation (about 5,000) but of professional status based on payment rates. Published by Chimaera Publications, Melbourne, A5 format, side-stapled until issue #14 (December 1994), thereafter perfect bound. Founded and edited by Stephen Higgins and Dirk Strasser until issue #27/28 (October 2001), and then by Keith Stevenson to issue #33/35 ...

Cooke, Arthur

Collaborative pseudonym used on "The Psychological Regulator" (March 1941 Comet) by C M Kornbluth, Robert Lowndes, John B Michel, Elsie Balter (1910-1996) – later Elsie Wollheim – and Donald A Wollheim. [JC] links / ...

Clute, Judith

(1942-    ) Canadian artist, in the UK from 1969; married to John Clute from 1964. Her work as an illustrator of fantastic fiction has been of less importance than her work as a painter and etcher, though she has done interior work for various magazines, and covers from the 1970s for books by various authors including John Clute, Colin Greenland, Joe ...

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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