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What a Cartoon!

US animated tv series (1995-1997; vt The What a Cartoon! Show; vt World Premiere Toons). Hanna-Barbera Cartoons, Cartoon Network Studios. Created by Fred Seibert. 48 seven-minute shorts. Colour. / This Television Anthology Series was intended to emulate the mid-twentieth century's golden age of cartoon shorts – as exemplified by Warner Bros. Cartoons, Disney and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer – as well as to generate new programmes, with creators being given a freer hand than usual. This ...

Man Beast

Film (1956). Jerry Warren Productions/Associated Producers Inc. Produced by Ralph Brooke and Jerry Warren. Directed by Warren. Written by B Arthur Cassidy. Cast includes George Wells Lewis, Rock Madison (see below), Asa Manor (credited as Virginia Maynor), Tom Maruzzi and George Skaff. 67 minutes. Black and white. / Connie Hayward (Maynor) plans a rescue expedition to search for her missing brother, who vanished in the Himalayas while on a quest for the legendary Abominable Snowman (see ...

Kleeman, Alexandra

(1986-    ) US author who began to publish work of genre interest with "Fairy Tale" in The Paris Review for Winter 2010; this was assembled with other tales that variously explore the water margins of Fantastika as Intimations (coll 2016). Her first novel, You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine: A Novel (2015), Satirizes the modern all-absorptive Media Landscape through the attempts of its protagonist, identified only by the letter A, to become essentially indistinguishable from ...

Monsters to Laugh With

Letter-size saddle-stapled Cinema magazine. Publisher: Non-Pareil Publishing, a subsidiary of Magazine Management Corporation. Editor: unknown. Seven numbered issues from 1964 to 1966. / This modest publication, chiefly a Humour title, was Marvel Comics' first effort to enter the Movie Monster magazine field. Monsters to Laugh With consisted of full-page black and white photographs with supposedly amusing word-balloon captions attached. The title changed to Monsters Unlimited with Issue ...

Attack of the 50 Ft. Woman

Made-for-tv movie (1993), first screened December 1993. Home Box Office/Warner Bros Television/Bartleby Ltd. Produced by Debra Hill. Directed by Christopher Guest. Written by Joseph Dougherty, based on the screenplay of Attack of the 50 Foot Woman (1958) written by Mark Hanna. Cast includes Daniel Baldwin, Christi Conaway, Frances Fisher, Daryl Hannah and William Windom. 89 minutes. Colour. / This is a remake of a rather dim affair from 1958 with (approximately) the same title, directed by ...

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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