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Robens, Howard

(?   -    ) German-born Canadian author of Hambro's Itch (1979) with Jack Wassermann, a Near Future mystery involving the death of a musician about to tour the Third World, and the planetary Disaster that must be averted. [JC]

North, David

(?   -    ) US or Canadian author of whom nothing is known – whose Time Warriors sequence of Military SF adventures, beginning with Time Warriors #1: Fuse Point (1991), sends its protagonists, a Vietnam vet and his barbarian sidekick named Brom, via Time Travel into various conflicts and Parallel Worlds, where they act, with ...

Thomas, Richard

(1967-    ) US author whose short fiction, which is mostly horror, has been assembled as Herniated Roots (coll 2012), Staring into the Abyss (coll 2013) and Tribulations (coll 2016). His first novel, Transubstantiate (2010), is a noirish thriller set in a Disaster-afflicted world – an experiment in controlling Overpopulation has catastrophically ...

Rogers, Hubert

(1898-1982) Canadian artist who studied art at Toronto Technical School before military service in World War I, then continued his training at other institutions, including the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Massachusetts. In 1925, he began his professional career in New York, doing illustrations for newspapers, painting book covers, and painting covers for Pulp magazines like Adventure and The ...

Space Patrol Luluco

Japanese animated tv series (2016). Trigger. Directed and written by Hiroyuki Imaishi. Voice cast includes Junya Enoki, Nobuyuki Hiyama, Yōko Honna, Mao Ichimichi, Tetsu Inada, Mitsuo Iwata and Mayumi Shintani. Thirteen eight-minute episodes. Colour. / Middle-schooler Luluco (Ichimichi) is proud to call herself normal in an abnormal City, that city being Ogikubo, bought from Japan by ...

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, Kenneth Bulmer, and Who's Hugh?: An SF Reader's Guide to Pseudonyms (1987) is similarly exhaustive in its ...

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