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Mysticons

Canadian-American animated tv series (2017-2018). Nelvana, Corus Entertainment, The Topps Company. Created by Sean Jara. Directed by Matt Ferguson. Writers include Sean Jara, Stephanie Kaliner and Grant Sauve. Voice cast includes Valerie Buhagiar, Nicki Burke, Alyson Court, Stacey DePass, Joshua Graham, Katie Griffin, Evany Rosen and Ana Sani. 40 23-minute episodes. Colour. / Planet Gemina's Drake City blends Science and Sorcery, having ...

Aaronovitch, Ben

(1964-    ) UK author, initially best known for his Television involvement, whose first genre work was the script for the Doctor Who serial Remembrance of the Daleks (1988), one of the most successful adventures of that period in the series' life. Aaronovitch novelized it as Remembrance of the Daleks (1990). After the 1989 cancellation of Doctor Who, he wrote three contributions ...

Mooser, Stephen

(1941-    ) US author, prolific as an author of books for younger children; of sf interest are his contributions to the Which Way Books series of interactive Gamebooks, beginning with Space Raiders and the Planet of Doom (1983) and ending with Monster Express (1986). [JC]

Computer Role Playing Game

Term used to describe a form of Videogame derived from pen and paper Role Playing Games. This entry only deals with the single player variant; the Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game, a related form in which many individuals share the same virtual world, is considered under Online Worlds. Computer Role Playing Games ...

Regnas, C

Pseudonym of UK barrister and author Charles Percy Sanger (1871-1930) – ie, Regnas backwards – whose Utopia, The Land of Nison [or "no sin"] (1906) is a Hollow Earth tale, whose protagonist, tumbling downwards into the land beneath, finds a mirror world which features minimal government, recognition of the inferiority of women (see Women in SF), and some advances in ...

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. He began to publish work of genre interest with an sf-tinged poem "Carcajou Lament" in Triquarterly for Winter 1960 [ie Autumn 1959]; he began consistently publishing sf reviews in his "New Fiction" column for the Toronto Star (1966-1967), and later in ...



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