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MacGregor, Loren J

(1950-    ) US author who began publishing sf with his first novel, The Net (1987), a Galaxy-spanning sf adventure involving some unremarkable capers and a play-feud between two spacefaring merchant families. It is redeemed by the thought MacGregor gives to the implications of body-change Technology (the book reminded many readers of John Varley) and by his inventive use of the Net itself, which creates a sensory field as well as conveying information in space (see ...

Boogiepop and Others

Japanese animated tv series (2019). Original title Boogiepop wa Warawanai. Based on the Light Novels by Kouhei Kadono. Madhouse. Directed by Shingo Natsume. Written by Tomohiro Suzuki. Voice cast includes Junya Enoki, Kana Hanazawa, Michiko Kaiden, Sayaka Kinoshita, Atsushi Miyauchi, Kouki Miyata, Saori Ōnishi, Ayana Taketatsu and Aoi Yūki. Eighteen 24-minute episodes. Colour. / This is an anthology of four linked stories from the light novels. The central characters are: ...

Incredible Science Fiction

Letter-size Cinema-focused Media Magazine printed on newsprint-quality paper with some glossy pages included. One issue only, August 1978. Tandem Publications. Editor: Irv Karchmer. / Intended as a companion to Science Fantasy Film Classics, this handsomely-produced title never made it past the debut issue. Much of this issue was devoted to The Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954), including a fold-out poster of the famous "gill-man" Monster. Among the other films covered were Five Million ...

Hughes, Denis

(1917-2008) UK author who published some sf under his own name, but who wrote most of his paperback originals – principally for Curtis Warren – under a variety of pseudonyms. These included Marvin Ashton, Ray Barry, George Sheldon Brown, Dee Carter, John Lane, Grant Malcolm, G R Melde, Russell Rey and William Rogersohn, and the House Names Berl Cameron, Neil Charles, Lee Elliot, Marco Garron and its variant spelling Marco Garon, Gill Hunt, Von Kellar, Brad Kent, Rand Le Page, Van ...

Flame Barrier, The

Film (1958; vt It Fell from the Flame Barrier). Gramercy Pictures/United Artists. Produced by Arthur Gardner and Jules V Levy. Directed by Paul Landres. Written by Pat Fielder and George Worthing Yates from a story by Yates. Cast includes Robert Brown, Kathleen Crowley and Arthur Franz. 70 minutes. Black and white. / Attractive Carol Dahlmann (Crowley) hires jungle guide Dave Hollister (Franz) to lead an expedition in search of her missing husband, a wealthy industrialist and amateur Space ...

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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