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Pulley, Natasha

(1988-    ) UK teacher and author who began publishing work of genre interest with "The Watchmaker of Filigree Street" in Alt Hist for June 2011 as by N K Pulley, a tale she expanded into the first volume of her Steampunk Watchmaker of Filigree Street Universe series. The Watchmaker of Filigree Street (2015) is set in an Alternate History version of ...

Thor: Ragnarok

Film (2017). Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures (see The Walt Disney Company) presents a Marvel Studios production. Directed by Taika Waititi. Written by Craig Kyle, Eric Pearson and Christopher Yost, based on the Marvel Comics character Thor by Stan Lee and Larry Lieber. Cast includes Cate Blanchett, Benedict Cumberbatch, Idris Elba, Jeff Goldblum, Scarlet Johansson, Chris ...

Layne, Steven L

(1965-    ) US author whose Thomas's Sheep sequence, comprising Thomas's Sheep and the Great Geography Test (1998) and Thomas's Sheep and the Spectacular Science Project (2004), is Science Fantasy for younger readers; the Paradise sequence comprising This Side of Paradise (2005) and Paradise Lost (2010) is set in an ominous company town called Paradise. The ...

Eidson, William B

(?   -    ) US author of The Blue Helix (1999), a Near Future tale in which the fatal illness of his wife inspires the protagonist's Invention of an Immortality Drug which also confers super powers. [JC]

Fuqua, Robert

Main working name used by US illustrator Joseph Wirt Tillotson (1905-1959); others included R Fuqua, Fuqua, Joe Tillotson, Joe W Tillotson, Joe Wirt Tillotson, Joseph W Tillotson and his full name, Joseph Wirt Tillotson. He received his formal art education at the Art Institute of Chicago, then went into advertising in that city; to supplement his income he took on freelance Illustration commissions, signing these "Robert Fuqua" – his maternal ...

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 a long sf-tinged poem, "Carcajou Lament" (Winter 1960 [ie Autumn 1959] Triquarterly); he only began consistently publishing sf reviews in his "New Fiction" column for the Toronto Star (1966-1967), and sf proper with ...



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