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Issue Date  Author  Story Title  Type  Comments
1979 OCT  Bretnor, R.  Gnurrs Come From the Voodvork Out, The  ss  1st pub. in F&SF 1950 WIN/SPR, the 1st story in his Papa Schimmelhorn series, one of the longest running series in F&SF; see Scott Alan Burgess: The Work of Reginald Bretnor: An Annotated Bibliography & Guide(1989)
   Searles, Baird  Films: Egg Foo Alien  mr/tvr  Alien(1979), based on a story & screenplay by Dan O'Bannon & Ronald Shusett(inspired by It! The Terror from Beyond Space, a 1958 movie similar to A.E. van Vogt's 1939 novel The Black Destroyer), dir. Ridley Scott, stars Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt
   Asimov, Isaac  Dreaming Is a Private Thing  ss  1st pub. in F&SF 1955 DEC, exp. from SRL, 28 MAY 1955; see interviews in Rune 1974 FLL, Visions 1989 SPR, AMZ 1992 OCT, LOC 1992 JUN(#377), & in George Hay(ed): Pulsar #1(1978), Paul Walker: Speaking of S. F.(1978), Charles Platt: Dream Makers(1980; 1987)
   Aldiss, Brian W.  Poor Little Warrior!  ss  1st pub. in F&SF 1958 APR; see articles in NWS 1965 SEP, INZ #38 1990; interviews in Britton & Partington(ed): The Savoy Book(1978), Walker: Speaking of Science Fiction(1978), Platt: Dream Makers(1980; 1987), INZ #38 1990, Fear! 1991 JAN
   Dick, Philip K.  We Can Remember It For You Wholesale  nv  1st pub. in F&SF 1966 APR; see iv's in The Missouri Review v.7 #2 1984, & in Apel & Briggs: Philip K. Dick: The Dream Connection(1987); articles in Amazing Experiences 1990 NOV, The Leading Edge #30 1995, INZ 1995 NOV; see
   Davidson, Avram  Selectra Six-Ten  ss  1st pub. in F&SF 1970 OCT; see 2 articles by Gene Wolfe in WRT 1988-89 WIN(#293), which is a Special Avram Davidson Issue; see article "An Appreciation of Avram Davidson" by Lucius Shepard in Eidolon 1996 FLL
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Just Thirty Years  sces  planets, advances in the last 30 years in what we know of the planets; how much of what was science fiction 30 years ago when F&SF was born, is fantasy now?, in particular about the planets in our solar system
   Disch, Thomas M.  Problems of Creativeness  nv  1st pub. in F&SF 1967 APR, revised somewhat & retitled "The Death of Socrates" in his fixup novel, 334(1972; 1974); see interviews in Eternity #2 1973, Last Wave #5 1986, INZ #24 1988, & The Zone #1 1994; also has poetry in F&SF as Tom Disch
   Schenck, Hilbert Jr  Me  pm  1st pub. in F&SF 1959 AUG; see biolog in ANA 1984 SEP
   Boucher, Anthony  Quest for Saint Acquin, The  ss  1st pub. in F&SF 1959 JAN, & in Raymond J. Healy(ed): New Tales of Space and Time(1951), as "The Quest for Saint Aquin"; see "In Memoriam—Anthony Boucher" by J. Francis McComas in Poul Anderson(ed): Nebula Award Stories Four(1969)
   Payes, Rachel Cosgrove  Acrostic Puzzle  pz  answers in 1979 NOV, p.139; her first book was The Hidden Valley of Oz(1951, as Rachel R. Cosgrove), in which Jam, a boy from Ohio, flies to Oz in a crate & meets Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman, Percy the white rat, & the giant Terp the Terrible
1979 NOV  Silverberg, Robert  Lord Valentine's Castle  no-1/4  W-1981 LOC; N-1981 BRG, HUG; 1st story in F&SF in Majipoor ser.; young wanderer Valentine, suffering from amnesia, arrives at the capital of Pidruid on the huge planet Majipoor, setting up a struggle for power with the Coronal, the ruler of Majipoor
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct 
   Russ, Joanna  Books  br  essay: "In Defense of Criticism," introduced by Ferman as a response to letters pub. in F&SF 1979 JUL that disagreed & criticized her book review column in 1979 FEB
   Gilden, Mel  Special Effects  vi  has ya sf Zoot Marlowe ser., Surfing Samurai Robots(1988), Hawaiian U.F.O. Aliens(1991), Tubular Android Superheroes(1991); wrote at least 5 Beverly Hills 90210 ser. novellas, & 3 Star Trek novelizations, last Deep Space Nine #4: The Pet(1994)
   Suffet, Stephen L.  Exodus  ss  (1947- ) born in NYC, where he still lives; teaches at Abraham Lincoln High School in Brooklyn
   Searles, Baird  Films: Creatures Walk Among Us  mr/tvr  The Muppet Movie(1979), dir. James Frawley, stars the Muppets created by Jim Henson in the late 1950s, Orson Welles, Edgar Bergen, Madeleine Kahn
   Malzberg, Barry N.  Demystification of Circumstance  ss  see article "Barry N. Malzberg: An Annotated Bibliography" by Andrew Tidmarsh in INZ 1992 JUL; interviews in Charles Platt: Dream Makers(1980), & in Pirate Writings #15 1997
   Shaw, Bob  Well-Wisher  ss  has 1st novel Night Walk(1967); The Two-Timers(1969), The Palace of Eternity(1969), One Million Tomorrows(1970), A Wreath of Stars(1976), Ship of Strangers(1978 fixup), Vertigo(1978); colls. A Better Mousetrap(1982), Between Two Worlds(1986)
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Sun Shines Bright, The  sces  neutrinos; aspects of the neutrino that have been discovered since his book, The Neutrino: Ghost Particle of the Atom(1966)
   McIntyre, Vonda N.  Fireflood  nv  N-1980 HUG, LOC, novelette; title story of her coll. Fireflood and Other Stories(1979; N-1980 HUG, LOC); has written 5 Star Trek novels; Superluminal(1983 fixup; N-1984 LOC), The Moon and the Sun(1997; W-1997 NEB); see iv's in GEO 1979 NOV, LOC 1998 FEB
1979 DEC  Tuttle, Lisa  Wives  ss  see biographical article in Fear! 1990 MAY, & interviews in TWZ 1983 MAR/APR, INZ #29 1989, & in Stan Nicholls: Wordsmiths of Wonder(1993)
   Budrys, Algis  Books  br  essay: differences betw. Russian & European/American sf; Vladimir Savchenko: Self-Discovery; Barry N. Malzberg & Bill Pronzini(ed): The End of Summer: Science Fiction of the Fifties; Thomas F. Monteleone: The Secret Sea
   Yolen, Jane  Angelica  vi  see interviews in American Fantasy 1986 FLL, The Leading Edge #26 1992, LOC 1991 JAN(#360), & 1997 AUG(#439); has anth. Zoo 2000(1973), Shape Shifters(1978); nf The Wizard Islands(1973), Writing Books for Children(1973; rev. 1983)
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct  has pub. many books for children; has coll. Nuts(1979), of his cartoon strips that were pub. in National Lampoon, which are remembered fantasies & horrors of childhood in the U.S.(Clute)
   Card, Orson Scott  Closing the Timelid  ss  has Worthington Chronicle seq., Capitol(1979), Hot Sleep(1979), The Worthington Chronicle(1983), The Worthington Saga(1990 omni); novels A Planet Called Treason(1979; N-1980 LOC; rev. vt Treason, 1988), Songmaster(1980 fixup; N-1981 LOC)
   Silverberg, Robert  Lord Valentine's Castle  no-2/4  see interviews in Vertex 1973 JUN, AMZ 1976 JAN, GEO #17 1980, Visions 1988 SPR, INZ 1991 OCT, LOC 1985 FEB(#289), 1990 AUG(#355), 1996 NOV(#430), & in Paul Walker: Speaking of Science Fiction(1978), Charles Platt: Dream Makers(1980)
   Searles, Baird  Films: Vamp 'Til Ready  mr/tvr  Nosferatu(1922); 1st sound, Dracula(1931), stars Bela Lugosi; Dracula's Daughters(1936), stars Gloria Holden; The Fearless Vampire Killers(1967), dir. Roman Polanski; Count Dracula(1977 UK), stars Louis Jourdan; Dracula(1979), stars Frank Langella
   Russ, Joanna  Dragons and Dimwits or There and Back Again: Publishers' Holiday or Why Did I Do It? or Much Ado About Magic or Lord of the Royalties or ... or ... or ..., A  vi  see interviews in Paul Walker: Speaking of Science Fiction(1978), & in Charles Platt: Dream Makers II(1983); has colls. (Extra)ordinary People(1983), The Zanzibar Cat(1983; N-1984 LOC), The Hidden Side of the Moon(1987; N-1989 LOC)
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Useless Metal, The  sces  elements, uranium; Part 1 of 3; the history of uranium & radioactivity, from the beginning, of course; Part 2 in 1980 JAN(#4396), Part 3 in 1980 FEB(#4405)
   McNamara, Michael M.  Boy Who Dreamed of Tir na n-Og, The  ss  (1940-1979) born in Limerick, Ireland; came to U.S. in 1958; naturalized U.S. citizen; served in U.S.A.F.; has novels The Vision of Thady Quinlan(1974), The Feast, The Sovereign Solution(1979, on terrorism), The Dancing Floor(1979, on the Irish rebellion)
   F&SF staff  Index to Volume 57: 1979 JUL-DEC  indx 

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