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Issue Date  Author  Story Title  Type  Comments
1973 AUG  MacLennan, Phyllis  Magic White Horse With His Heart in His Mouth, The  vi 
   Petrie, Graham  Herman  ss  (1941- ) British, born in Malaysia, educated there & in Scotland; teaches film & sf at McMaster Univ.(Hamilton, Ontario); has pub. fiction in PBY, Encounter, etc; has pub. film criticism & book The Cinema of Francois Truffaut(1970)
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Constant As the North Star  sces  equinoxes, Part 1 of 2; the stars Polaris & Thuban(the North stars); Earth's rotation & shape, and the precession of the equinoxes; Part 2 in 1973 SEP(#3408)
   Dorman, Sonya  Bear Went Over the Mountain, The  na  3rd & last story in her Roxy Rimidon of the Planet Patrol series; Roxy goes on her 1st off-Earth assignment, to the wet colony planet of Vogl to set up a Planet Patrol Academy; series coll. in fixup novel Planet Patrol(1978)
   F&SF staff  Report on Competition 5  cmp  Feghoot contest, judged by Grendel Briarton(Reginald Bretnor); in order to protect the copyright of F. Feghoot, winning entries have been revised by G.B. & pub. under his byline; each winning Feghoot will be given a separate entry in this index
   Briarton, Grendel  Through Time and Space with Ferdinand Feghoot  vi  67th story in F&SF in Feghoot series; with thanks to Thomas C. Gutheil, MD - 1st prize in Competition 5
   Briarton, Grendel  Through Time and Space with Ferdinand Feghoot  vi  68th story in F&SF in Feghoot series; with thanks to William David Broxon - 2nd prize in Competition 5
   Briarton, Grendel  Through Time and Space with Ferdinand Feghoot  vi  69th story in F&SF in Feghoot series; with thanks to Paul Major - Runner-Up in Competition 5
   Briarton, Grendel  Through Time and Space with Ferdinand Feghoot  vi  70th & last story in F&SF in Feghoot series; with thanks to F.M. Busby - Runner-Up in Competition 5
   F&SF staff  Competition 6  cmp  suggested by Roger Klorese - submit bawdy limericks relating to sf novels or short stories, e.g.(given on p.56): a limerick based on Asimov's story "Nightfall"
1973 SEP  Pohl, Frederik  In the Problem Pit  na  N-1974 LOC, JUP, novella; the problems & resolutions of a group of 16 people who take part in a national problem-pit think-tank program that takes place in the Arecibo cave system in Puerto Rico; has novel Slave Ship(GAL 1956 MAR-MAY; 1956)
   del Rey, Lester  Frederik Pohl: Frontiersman  bio  profile of Pohl & a critical appraisal of his work; Pohl, born in Brooklyn, helped develop NYCon, the 1st World S.F. Convention in 1939; del Rey 1st met Pohl in 1939 when Pohl was editing AST & SSS; Pohl started N.Y. sf Hydra Club in about 1947-48; etc
   Owings, Mark  Frederik Pohl: Bibliography  bib  alphabetical listing of his books & stories & collaborations; Owings has nf books The Necronomicon: A Study(1967 chap), & w. var. co-authors the bibliographies of Leinster(1970), Simak(1971), Lovecraft(1973), Heinlein(1973), Schmitz(1973), Anderson(1973)
   Searles, Baird  Films: Blood Up to Here  mr/tvr  Theatre of Blood(1973 UK), stars Vincent Price, Diana Rigg; Picture of Dorian Grey(1973 TV), stars Shane Briant
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct  has book Harry, the Fat Bear Spy(1973)
   Malzberg, Barry N.  Helmet, The  vi  has novel Herovit's World(1973; N-1974 JUP, LOC), in which an sf writer struggles to cope with real life & the pressures of the market, a scathing critique of the market forces shaping contemporary sf(Clute)
   Moore, Ward  Dominions Beyond  ss  1st pub. in PST 1954 AUG 28, as "The Second Trip to Mars"
   Pronzini, Bill  I Wish I May, I Wish I Might  vi  B.P. called mystery's Blood Type O for ability to collab. w. many, incl. Malzberg, Marcia Muller, John Lutz, Collin Wilcox, & Jack Anderson(DeAndrea/Heising); w. Muller has nf 1001 Midnights: Aficionado's Guide to Mystery & Detective Fiction(1986; N-EDG)
   Wellen, Edward  Cryonauts, The  ss 
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Signs of the Time  sces  equinoxes, Part 2 of 2; effects of the precession of the equinoxes; details of the celestial sphere(constellations) around the Earth, & astrology; Part 1 in 1973 AUG(#3391)
   Busby, F.M.  Cage a Man  nv  (1921- ) 1st & only story in F&SF in Barton/Demu ser.; ser. novels Cage A Man(1974 fixup), The Proud Enemy(1975), The Demu Trilogy(1980); Francis Marion Busby Jr; sf fan, co-editor w. wife Elinor of fanzine Cry of the Nameless(W-1960 HUG, best fanzine)
1973 OCT  Bretnor, R.  Old Uncle Tom Cobleigh and All  nv  has anth. on sf, Science Fiction, Today and Tomorrow(1974), & The Craft of Science Fiction(1976), has articles by well-known sf writers(Clute)
   Leiber, Fritz  Cat Three  ss  see iv in Platt: Dream Makers II(1983; rev. 1987); ar's "Dead Ringers: The Leiber-Lovecraft Connection" in Crypt of Cythulhu #76 1990, & "The Creators of Science Fiction - #9: Fritz Leiber" in INZ 1997 SEP; see website
   Davidson, Avram  Books  br  Edward D. Hoch: The Fellowship of the Hand; Peter Tate: Country Love and Poison Rain; Ben Bova(ed): The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Vol. Two A & Two B
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct 
   Garrett, Randall  Color Me Deadly  nv  in 1970s Garrett took up the priesthood for awhile; after abandoning it, he married his 3rd wife, writer Vicki Ann Heydron, with whom he collab. on their Gandalara seq.(mainly written by Heydron), beginning with The Steel of Raithskar(1981)
   Wilhelm, Kate  Whatever Happened to the Olmecs?  nv  has colls. Abyss(1971), The Infinity Box(1975; title story N-1971 NEB, na), Somerset Dreams(1978), Listen, Listen(1981), Children of the Wind(1989); fixup novel Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang(1976; W-1977 HUG, JUP, JWC, LOC; N-1976 NEB)
   Davidson, Avram  Last Wizard, The  vi  1st pub. in EQMM 1972 DEC; Davidson had a lifelong interest in spiritual matters & in 1970 converted to the Tenrikyo faith(a form of Shintoism), spent time in Japan, learned Japanese, & trans. a number of Tenrikyo texts to English(Wessells)
   Wellman, Manly Wade  Dead Man's Chair  ss  1st story in F&SF in S. Appalachia ser.; "Some 25 years ago, I began wandering the Southern Appalachians, looking for old songs & old tales, making friends with the mountain people, finally building a cabin among them where I spend what time I can spare"
   Searles, Baird  Films: Revivals, Repeats and Reflections  mr/tvr  2001: A Space Odyssey(1968), based loosely on Arthur C. Clarke's short story "The Sentinel" in TEN 1951 SPR; Mary Poppins(1964); The Borgia Stick(1966 TV); The Thief of Bagdad(1940 UK), won Oscar Award for photography
   Norton, Andre  London Bridge  ss  has colls. High Sorcery(1970), Garan the Eternal(1972), The Many Worlds of ...(1974), Perilous Dreams(1976); Witch World seq., 1st Witch World(1963); iv's in FAN 1980 OCT, MZBFM 1991 SPR, PWr #16 1998; W-1984 NEB, Grandmaster; W-1998 WFA, Lifetime Achiev.
   Dorman, Sonya  Forecast From an Orbiting Satellite  pm 
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Mispronounced Metal, The  sces  elements; aluminum; on p.116 is a box stating 1973 will mark the publication of Asimov's 150th book, & lists the 16 books published already, or due to be published, in 1973; this essay is his 180th & marks this column's 15th complete year in F&SF
   Effinger, Geo. Alec  Lights Out  nv  Effinger moved to New Orleans in 1972; 1st novel What Entropy Means to Me(1972; N-1972 NEB; 1973 LOC), "elaborate ... space opera, family romance & quest fable ..."(Clute); has used ps. John K. Diomede, & Susan Doenim for some of his early short stories
1973 NOV  Gotlieb, Phyllis  Mother Lode  nv  has Sven Dahlgren series of novels, O Master Caliban!(1976), Heart of Red Iron(1989), which take place on a planet set aside for environmental experiments(Clute); has anth. w. Douglas Barbour(ed): Tesseracts2(1987), showcases Canadian sf
   Coleman, Sidney  Books  br  Michael Moorcock: An Alien Heat; David Gerrold: The Man Who Folded Himself; Richard E. Peck: Final Solution
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct 
   Eklund, Gordon  Beasts in the Jungle, The  nv  has novel All Times Possible(1974), in which parallel worlds intensifies & darkens the picture of political realities at work through the 2nd quarter of the 20th century(Clute)
   Pronzini, Bill  Thirst  ss  best known for his Nameless Detective ser., a pulp-collector P.I. from San Francisco, 1st in ser. The Snatch(1971); 7th one, Hoodwink(1981), W-Shamus Award; 14th & 23rd, Bones(1985), & Sentinels(1996), N-Shamus Awards; 24th was Illusions(1997)
   Searles, Baird  Films: Some Garlic for Jonathan  mr/tvr  Jonathan(1970 Germany); The Legend of Hell House(1973), scripted by Richard Matheson & based on his own novel
   Brennan, Herbie  Big City  ss 
   de Camp, L. Sprague  Decline and Fall of Adam, The  ar  history of the battle betw. the Fundamentalists(Adamists or creationists) & the evolutionists; de Camp in Harold Shea ser., novel Sir Harold and the Gnome King(1991), & anth. w. Christopher Stasheff, The Enchanter Reborn(1992), The Exotic Enchanter(1995)
   Anderson, Poul  Pugilist, The  nv  an unusually grim story, says Anderson: "it starts at the bottom and continues on downhill"; has novel The Longest Voyage(1991); coll. Kinship with the Stars(1991); sf/f poetry coll. Staves(1993; 1999); omnibus Virgin Planet and Star Ways(2000)
   Tushnet, Leonard  Galaxy Travel Service, The  ss 
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Figure of the Fastest, The  sces  speed of light; determining the speed of light, other details of its speed; a sequel of sorts, to science essay "The Clock in the Sky" in 1972 DEC(#3285)
   Malzberg, Barry N.  Closed Sicilian  ss 
1973 DEC  Tiptree, James Jr  Women Men Don't See, The  nv  N-1974 LOC; 1975 JUP; has 1967 PhD in Experimental Psychology, George Washington Univ.; taught psychology at American U., G.W.U., 1955-68; 1st story pub. "The Lucky Ones" in NYM, in 1946; 1st story pub. sf "Birth of a Salesman" in ANA 1968 MAR as Tiptree
   Gold, Herbert  Time-Sharing Man  ss  has autobiography, My Last Two Thousand Years(1972); colls. The Magic Will(1971), Lovers and Cohorts(1986); nf book Best Nightmare on Earth: A Life in Haiti(1991); novel She Took My Arm As If She Loved Me(1997)
   Wilson, Gahan  Books: Dark Corner, The  br  Wilke Collins: Tales of Terror and the Supernatural; Lanier: The Peculiar Exploits of Brigadier Ffellowes; Frank Belknap Long: The Rim of the Unknown; Jacobi: Disclosures in Scarlet; Lumley: The Caller of the Black; Ramsey Campbell: Demons by Daylight
   Lupoff, Richard A.  12:01 P.M.  ss  has 1st novel One Million Centuries(1967; rev. 1981), another recursive tale involving Burroughs; has coll. of parodies, The Ova Hamlet Papers(FAN 1970-76 as by Ova Hamlet; 1979 chap), w. some of these parodies in fixup novel Sacred Locomotive Files(1971)

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