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Welcome to the Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, Fourth Edition. Some sample entries appear below. Click here for the Introduction; here for the masthead; here for Acknowledgments; here for the FAQ; here for advice on citations. Find entries via the search box above (more details here) or browse the menu categories in the grey bar at the top of this page.

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Pulphouse: The Hardback Magazine

Quarterly "magazine" in hardcover-book format, in fact an Original-Anthology series; edited by Kristine Kathryn Rusch; published by Dean Wesley Smith trading as Pulphouse Publishing of Eugene, Oregon; 12 issues (each 1250 copies) from Fall 1988 to the final issue #12 in Fall 1993. It was superseded by the ambitious ...

Exploring Tomorrow

Radio series (1957-1958). The Mutual Broadcasting System/CBS Radio Network/Armed Forces Radio Network. Produced and directed by Sandford Marshall. Staff writers included John Fleming and Peter Irving. Host/Narrator: John W Campbell Jr. Announcers: Bill Mahr, Guy Wallace. The exact number of episodes is uncertain, though it is believed that 104 broadcasts were made. Episodes were 20-25 minutes in length. 24 episodes are ...

Earley, George W

(1927-2020) US engineer and editor, involved in sf Fandom in the 1940s; his sf Anthology, Encounters with Aliens: UFO's and Alien Beings in Science Fiction (anth 1968), focuses on Aliens, including some tales of First Contact. [JC/DRL]

In Time

Film (2011). Regency Enterprises presents a New Regency/Strike Entertainment production. Written and directed by Andrew Niccol. Cast includes Matt Bomer, Johnny Galecki, Vincent Kartheiser, Cillian Murphy, Alex Pettyfer, Amanda Seyfried, Justin Timberlake and Olivia Wilde. 109 minutes. Colour. / In a future where humans are Genetically Engineered to stop ageing at 25 but must purchase additional lifespan ...

Star Saga

Videogame series (from 1987). MasterPlay. Designed by Andrew Greenberg, Rick Dutton, Walter Freitag, Michael Massimilla. / Star Saga is a series of paragraph-system Board Games, in the manner of Tales of the Arabian Nights (see Board Games), which are distinguished by the use of computer software to perform the necessary housekeeping tasks (an approach resembling that employed ...

Langford, David

(1953-    ) UK author, critic, editor, publisher and sf fan, in the latter capacity recipient of 21 Hugo awards for fan writing – some of the best of his several hundred pieces are assembled as Let's Hear It for the Deaf Man (coll 1992 chap US; much exp vt The Silence of the Langford 1996; exp 2015 ebook) as Dave Langford, edited by Ben Yalow – plus five Best Fanzine Hugos ...

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