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Æon Speculative Fiction

US downloadable Online Magazine which began as a Semiprozine but paid professional word rates for its last two issues. It was published and edited by mother and daughter Bridget and Marti McKenna, initially through Scorpius Digital in Seattle, Washington and, from issue #7 by Quintamid, Seattle. It ran for 14 quarterly issues (missing only February 2007) from November 2004 to May 2008. The unpublished fifteenth issue and other stories remaining in the inventory eventually appeared as End of an ...

Hall, George Rome

(1864-1938) UK author of a Future War tale, The Black Fortnight; Or, the Invasion of 1915 (1904), Germany being the invader. [JC]

Coven 13

US fantasy magazine, Digest-size for the first four issues, then letter-size for the remaining six issues; ten issues from September 1969 to (undated) 1974, #1-#4 published bimonthly by Camelot Publishing, Los Angeles, September 1969 to March 1970, edited by Arthur H Landis; #5-#10 published irregularly by William L Crawford's Fantasy Publishing, California, edited by Gerald Page. From #5 (January 1971), Coven 13 was retitled Witchcraft & Sorcery, and subtitled "The Modern Magazine of Weird ...

Leahy, John Martin

(1886-1967) American author and artist, apparently active only during the 1920s; except for his publications, little is known about his life except that he lived in the state of Washington. His longer works are one serialized sf novel that appeared in Science and Invention, "The Living Death" (October 1924-June 1925 Science and Invention), and two serialized novels, heavily influenced by H Rider Haggard, that were published in Weird Tales: "Draconda" (November 1923-May/June/July 1924 Weird ...

Lundgren, Ray

(?   -    ) American book designer, sometimes credited as a cover artist. There is little biographical information available, as Lundgren keeps a low profile and makes little effort to promote himself, but he is now working in New York City as Senior Art Director for the Penguin Group. While employed in that capacity, Lundgren has been solely responsible for the covers of a number of books officially published under the Roc/New American Library imprint, ...

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. Criticized at first for its failure to annotate its findings – so that, for instance, pseudonyms used for sf could not be ...

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