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Issue Date  Author  Story Title  Type  Comments
1977 MAY  Malzberg, Barry N.  Books  br  F.M. Busby: Rissa Kerguellen; Robert Silverberg: Shadrach in the Furnace; Neil Barron(ed): Bibliographic Guides for Contemporary Collectors: Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction
   Bloch, Robert  But First These Words  ss  has colls. Mysteries of the Worm: All the Cthulhu Mythos Stories(1981; N-1982 BRG; exp. 1993), Final Reckonings: The Selected Stories of Robert Bloch, Vol.1(1987), Bitter Ends: The Selected ..., Vol.2(1987), Last Rites: The Selected ..., Vol.3(1987)
   de Camp, L. Sprague  Menhir, The  ss  5th story in F&SF in his Willy Newbury series; has humorous fantasy novels, in Eudoric Dambertson series, with his wife Catherine, The Incorporated Knight(1987), The Pixillated Peeress(1991); has nf book The Ape-Man Within(1995)
   Springer, Sherwood  Epitaph on Ceres  pm  Springer made a living as a professional stamp collector, writing ten editions of Springer's Handbook of North American Cinderella Stamps Including Taxpaid Revenues, between 1962 & 1985
   Searles, Baird  Films: Kings Kong and Arthur, Et Al.  mr/tvr  King Kong(1933), stars Robert Armstrong, Fay Wray; King Kong(1976), stars Jeff Bridges, Jessica Lange; Camelot(1967), stars Richard Harris, Vanessa Redgrave; On the Beach(1959), stars Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner
   Leman, Bob  Industrial Complex  ss  Leman, member of First Fandom, was most active in sf/f fandom betw. 1956-1967, when he pub. a fanzine 1st called The American Journal of Oculenteratology, retitled The Vinegar Worm, then Nematode, then The Vinegar Worm again
   Moore, Raylyn  Man Volant  ss  has short story "Strix" in Cosmos SF&F Magazine 1977 MAY
   Rokesmith, John Thames  Writers of the Purple Page  nv  (1929- ) ps. for Arthur Jean Cox, in F&SF as such, as Arthur J. Cox, & Jean Cox; tongue-in-cheek story intro says Rokesmith authored several western novels & biography of Tom Mix, Straight Shooters Always Win, which was a novella by Cox in F&SF 1974 MAY
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Twinkle, Twinkle, Microwaves  sces  stars; white dwarfs, pulsars, neutron stars & black holes, Part 2 of 3; neutron stars, how microwaves were used to study them; Part 1 in 1977 APR(#3946), Part 3 in 1977 JUN(#3972); see sequel in 1984 MAR(#5127)
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct 
   Frede, Richard  Mr. Murdoch's Ghost  ss  has medical novels Interns(1961), The Nurses(1985)
1977 JUN  Bloch, Robert  Nina  ss  has colls. The King of Terrors(1977), Out of the Mouth of Graves(1978), Such Stuff As Screams Are Made Of(1979), Out of My Head(1986), Midnight Pleasures(1987; N-'88 STO), Fear and Trembling(1989), The Early Fears(1993); The Lost Bloch Vol.1(1999), 2(200)
   Budrys, Algis  Books  br  essay: the quality of the work of Jules Verne; Jean Jules-Verne: Jules Verne, a Biography; Gerry de la Ree: The Book of Virgil Finlay; Geo. W. Proctor & Steven Utley(ed): Lone Star Universe; Pamela Sargent: More Women of Wonder
   Crawford, Deborah  Unsolicited Submission, An  pm  has juvenile biographies, Pepper! The Story of a Parakeet(1966), The King's Astonomer (William Herschel)(1968), Franz Kafka, Man Out of Step(1973); has juvenile novel, Somebody Will Miss Me(1971)
   Young, Robert F.  Star Eel, The  ss  2nd story in F&SF in his Space Whale series, is pub. in fixup novel Starfinder(1980) as "Enter Ciely"; other stories in this series in Cavalier 1969 FEB, Damon Knight(ed): Orbit 8(1970), & in IFS 1971 OCT
   Searles, Baird  Films: Jolly Juvenalia on the Little Screen  mr/tvr  Wonder Woman(1975-79, TV series, 61 ep.), stars Lynda Carter, Lyle Waggoner; Fantastic Journey(1977, TV series, 10 ep.), stars Jared Martin, Roddy McDowall
   Thurston, Robert  Mars Ship, The  nv  N-1978 LOC, novella; "despite the title, (story) takes place at a party & does not fall into any category"; "in a world where cryonics is overused, ... a floating monument called the Mars Ship may (help) some people resolve their personal problems"
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct 
   Reed, Kit  Holdouts, The  ss  has novel Ballad of T. Rantula(1979), the story of the breakup of a marriage, narrated by the thirteen-year old son
   Tuttle, Lisa  Horse Lord, The  ss  has 1st novel, with George R.R. Martin, Windhaven(novella in ANA 1975 MAY as "The Storms of Windhaven"; W-1976 LOC; N-1975 NEB; exp. 1981; N-1982 LOC), which depicts life on a lost colony planet, Maris, whose people use artificial, functional wings(Clute)
   Dixon, J.P.  Final Close, The  ss  she writes this story "was conceived after I returned to Montana after a time in the Soviet Union"
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Final Collapse, The  sces  stars; white dwarfs, pulsars, neutron stars & black holes, Part 3 of 3; black holes, the result of the final collapse; Part 1 in 1977 APR(#3946), Part 2 in 1977 MAY(#3959)
   Guthridge, George  Exiled, the Hunted, The  ss  (1948- ) born in Vancouver, BC; currently teaches writing & advertising at Loras College in Dubuque, IA; also in F&SF as George Florance-Guthridge, a collab. ps. w. his wife, used between 1979-83; 1st story pub. sf "Doll's Demise" in ANA 1976 JUL
   Jennings, Gary  Not With a Bang But With a Bleep  nv  2nd story in his Reverend Crispin Mobey series
   F&SF staff  Index to Volume 52: 1977 JAN-JUN  indx 
1977 JUL  Ellison, Harlan  Jeffty Is Five  ss  W-1977 NEB; 1978 HUG, JUP,short story; W-1978 LOC; 1979 BFA; N-1978 WFA; 1979 BRG, short fiction; has colls. Over the Edge(1970), Alone Against Tomorrow(1971), Approaching Oblivion(1974; N-1975 LOC), No Doors, No Windows(1975)
   Ellison, Harlan  Alive and Well and On a Friendless Voyage  ss  this story written as "personal therapy ... during the period after the breakup of my recent marriage"; followed on p.37 by a note of thanks for this "singular compliment" of a special issue; has anth. Partners in Wonder(1971; N-1972 LOC)
   Ellison, Harlan  Working With the Little People  ss  "(story) was written in the front window of Words & Music (20 JUL 1976) in London: it is a happy, funny story, & I offer it to you in hopes it will make you laugh"; has anth. Dangerous Visions(1967; W-1968 HUG), Again, Dangerous Visions(1973; W-1973 LOC)
   Ellison, Harlan  You Don't Know Me, I Don't Know You  ar  F&SF "asked for a couple pages of background comment on the stories in the issue. Instead we received this 6,000 word piece full of angry opinion, incredible anecdote, painful autobiography"; mentions The Place With No Name, Basilisk, Deathbird, Croatoan
   Silverberg, Robert  Harlan  bio  "an amusing & affectionate portrait (of Ellison) as a young & middle-aged man," from the 1st time they met(summer of 1953), each pub. their own fanzines, through the present(1976); see section by Silverberg in Aldiss & Harrison: Hell's Cartographers(1975)
   Delap, Richard  Harlan Ellison: Healing Art of Razorblade Fiction, The  ar  critical appreciation of Ellison's work; Delap says that in "In Lonely Lands" (FUN 1959 JAN) "we find the key to understanding the secret of all that Harlan has ever written"; Delap a fan & book reviewer, has novel Shapes(1987) with Stan Lee
   Swigart, Leslie Kay  Harlan Ellison: F&SF Checklist, An  bib  books & anthologies by or edited by Ellison in chronological order; scripts & short fiction in alphabetical order; Swigart has articles "Harlan's World" in Fantasy Crossroads #6 1975, & "Ten Tuesdays Down a Rabbit Hole" in Fantasy Crossroads #4 1975
   Searles, Baird  Films: .2001  mr/tvr  essay: the impact the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey(1968) has had on our culture, after it has just made its TV debut; Isaac Asimov's story "Nightfall," in ASF 1941 SEP, in a recorded reading
   Wellen, Edward  Ransom  ss 
   McAllister, Bruce  Victor  ss  director of the creative writing program at the Univ. of Redlands(CA) since 1974, & Prof. of English from 1983; edited an anth. of original fiction, Their Immortal Hearts(1980), in which he contributed the title novella
   Budrys, Algis  Books  br  essay: on the publisher's selling of Terry Brooks 1st fantasy novel; Terry Brooks: The Sword of Shannara; Raymond Chandler: The Simple Art of Murder; Ben Bova: The Starcrossed; Roger Zelazny: Doorways in the Sand; Frank Herbert: Under Pressure
   Utley, Steven  Maw, The  ss  see article by Howard Waldrop, "Nickelodean's Naked Neo-Pro Discovery: Steven Utley," in Nickelodean #1 1975; has anth. with George W. Procter, Lone Star Universe: Speculative Fiction & Fantasy from Texas(1976)
   Yolen, Jane  Maiden Made of Fire, The  vi  this story to be pub. in her coll. The Hundredth Dove and Other Stories(1977 chap); has 1960 BA from Smith College(Northampton, MA), 1976 MA in education from the Univ. of Massachusetts; worked in editorial jobs for var. mags. & publishers in the 1960s
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct  has anth. First World Fantasy Awards(1977)
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Of Ice and Men  sces  Ice Ages & the Earth's orbital eccentricities, Part 1 of 3; the Ice Ages & their effect on mankind; Part 2 in 1977 AUG(#4001), Part 3 in 1977 SEP(#4015)
   Norden, Eric  Primal Solution, The  nv  1st pub. in Cavalier, in 1968; mentions Bridey Murphy on p.142; wrote scrnply for western Ride a Violent Mile(1957); booklet The Hidden War: South Vietnam(1963; 1964), repub. in Australia by 'Peace Action' to dissuade Australians from joining the conflict
   Ferman, Edward L.  Letters  lttr  Barry N. Malzberg(Clute br, 1977 FEB); Carl Glover(same); long reply by John Clute; Linda Foster(praise for John Varley's fiction); J.B. Post; Robert Hamlin(praise for br's); George Zebrowski(Budrys br of The Space Beyond, 1977 MAR); Algis Budrys reply
1977 AUG  Benford, Gregory  Snark in the Night, A  na  N-1978 HUG, LOC, novella; 2nd & last story in F&SF in Nigel Warmsley series, to be part of fixup novel In the Ocean of Night(1977; N-1977 NEB; 1978 LOC; rvw. 1978 JUL); also in series & part of novel, novella "In the Ocean of Night," in IFS 1972 MAY/JUN
   Zebrowski, George  Books: International Science Fiction  br  Stanislaw Lem: The Cyberiad, The Star Diaries, The Futurological Congress, The Investigation, & Mortal Engines; Donald A. Wollheim(ed): The Best from the Rest of the World; Sakyo Komatsu: Japan Sinks; Herbert W. Franke: The Mind Net, & Zone Null
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct 
   Moore, Raylyn  Getting Back to Before It Began  ss 
   Dryer, Stan  Zorphwar!  ss 
   Brunner, John  Taste of the Dish and the Savor of the Day, The  nv  has novels The Rites of Ohe(1963), To Conquer Chaos(1964), The Whole Man(1964 fixup; vt The Telepathist), Day of the Star Cities(1965; vt Age of Miracles, 1973), Squares of the City(1965; W-1966 BFA; N-1966 HUG), A Planet of Your Own(1966)
   Searles, Baird  Films: Hal Colossus von Frankenstein  mr/tvr  Demon Seed(1977), based on Dean R. Koontz's 1973 novel, stars Julie Christie, Fritz Weaver
   Eisenberg, Larry  My Random Friend  ss 

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