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Whitmore, Charles

(1945-    ) US author whose Winter's Daughter: The Saying of Signe Ragnhilds-Datter (1984) is set in the Near Future at some point after a nuclear World War Three has failed to end civilization entirely; various strategies for survival are tested in Africa, America and (it is from here that the protagonist speaks) Norway. [JC]

Duniway, Abigail Scott

(1834-1915) US newspaper editor and author, founder in 1871 of The New Northwest in Portland, Oregon, a journal which espoused Feminist causes; she continued the magazine until 1887. When the state of Oregon passed a female suffrage bill in 1912, she was asked to write the proclamation. Of her several tales, all set in the West, the book-length "'Bijah's Surprises" (2 April-26 September 1896 Pacific Empire) is a tale with ...

Daniel, Mark

Working name of UK author Mark Daniel Fitzgeorge-Parker (1954-    ) whose first novel, The Laughing Man (1984), is a political thriller set in the Near Future with little or no speculative content; Chocky's Challenge (1986) is a tie to Chocky's Challenge (1986 6parts), a Thames Television sequel to John Wyndham's Chocky (March 1963 ...


US Small Press literary magazine of science fiction and fantasy, published by Century Publishing, Madison, Wisconsin; a joint enterprise, for the first four issues, between publisher Meg Hamel and editor Robert Killheffer. The first issue appeared in March/April 1995, though there was a slim "preview" issue some months earlier. It was printed in review format (see Magazines), with artistic covers and nothing ...

Green Lantern

Film (2011). Warner Brothers Pictures presents a De Line Pictures/DC Entertainment production. Directed by Martin Campbell. Written by Greg Berlanti, Michael Green, Marc Guggenheim, and Michael Goldenberg; screen story by Berlanti, Green and Guggenheim. Cast includes Blake Lively, Ryan Reynolds, Peter Sarsgaard, Mark Strong and Taika Waititi. 114 minutes. Colour, 3D (converted). / After rivals Marvel Comics roared into a cinematic lead by ...

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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