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Issue Date  Author  Story Title  Type  Comments
1992 JUL  Jonik  Cartoon  ct 
   Malzberg, Barry N.  Amos  ss  Malzberg calls "Amos" the most stylistically ambitious work he has attempted in years; has ss "Understanding Entropy" in SFAge 1994 JUL, which was N-1994 NEB, 1995 HUG, LOC, SFC, & was written in memory of his friend Henry W. Weiss(in F&SF as H.W. Whyte)
   Martin, H.  Cartoon  ct 
   Budrys, Algis  Books  br  Laura J. Mixon: Glass Houses; note on the death of Dwight V. Swain; Steven Gould: Jumper; L. Ron Hubbard: Ole Doc Methuselah
   Card, Orson Scott  Books to Look For  br  PC games: Martian Memorandum, Rise of the Dragon, & Circuit's Edge; Alan Rodgers: New Life for the Dead
   Weiner, Andrew  New Man, A  ss  has stories "Distant Signals" in TWZ 1984 MAY/JUN, & "Going Native" in Night Cry 1985 WIN, which were made into episodes of the TV series Tales from the Dark Side(92 episodes; 1984-1988)
   Rusch, Kristine Kathryn  Alien Influences  nv  2nd & last story in F&SF in planet Bountiful series, to be part of fixup novel Alien Influences(1994; N-1995 CLA); story was orig. written for, & will be pub. in Resnick & Greenberg(ed): Whatdunits(1992), an anth. of sf mysteries
   Sterling, Bruce  Science: Buckymania  ar  element, carbon; fullerenes, discovered in 1985, the 4th kind of pure carbon; its properties, possible uses, kinds of compounds possible with it; buckyballs, buckybabies, buckytubes, fuzzyballs, etc; how common they really are
   Haldeman, Jack C. II  By the Sea  ss  see his website at; married to writer Barbara Delaplace; see his obit & appreciations in LOC 2002 FEB(#493), & SFC 2002 APR(223)
   Turtledove, Harry  Mebodes' Fly  ss  1st/only story in F&SF, Clever Rolf the scribe ser.; one other story in ser. "Blue Fox and Werewolf" as Eric G. Iverson(AMZ 1983 SEP); fulltime writer since 1991; coll. Departures(1993); novel King of the North(1996); see iv's, WRT 1989 FLL, LOC 1993 APR
   Maio, Kathi  Films: Beast Inside and Out, A  mr  Beauty and the Beast(1991), based on 1756 fairy tale by Marie LePrince de Beaumont, a Disney film, Beast voice of Robby Benson, how Disney version compares w. Jean Cocteau's 1946 movie, & the TV series(1987-90); feminist opinion of Disney heroines
   Denton, Bradley  Territory, The  na  N-1992 NEB; 1993 HUG, LOC, WFA, novella; alternate history tale in which Mark Twain did not desert a Missouri guerilla band in 1861 to go west w. his brother, but was part of Quantrill's 1863 raid on Lawrence, KS; Denton attended Univ of Kansas in 1976
   Masear, Arthur  Cartoon  ct 
   Harris, S.  Cartoon: Dr. Quark - What's Happened to Dr. Quark?  ct  4th cartoon in his Dr. Quark series; this one about Dr. Quark at the Cyborg Institute
1992 AUG  Rusch, Kristine Kathryn  Isaac Asimov: 2 January 1920 - 6 April 1992  obit  announces the death of Isaac Asimov on April 6; introduction to tributes by Harlan Ellison & Edward L. Ferman, & to a short farewell that Asimov "sent with his 399th column last summer"; this farewell is the last piece in this issue
   Ellison, Harlan  Isaac Asimov: 2 January 1920 - 6 April 1992  obit  a tribute to Isaac Asimov; see long article "Isaac Asimov: 1920-1992" by Frank M. Robinson & Charles N. Brown; & "Isaac Asimov Appreciations," by many people in the sf/f field, in LOC 1992 MAY(#376), & 1992 JUN(#377); 1992 JUN has special photo section
   Ferman, Edward L.  Isaac Asimov: 2 January 1920 - 6 April 1992  obit  a tribute to Isaac Asimov; Ferman has anth. Oi, Robot(1995), a coll. of best of the F&SF competitions; anth. w. Gordon Van Gelder, The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction: The Fiftieth Anniversary Anthology(1999); Ferman W-1998 WFA, Lifetime Achievement
   Budrys, Algis  Books  br  essay: geniuses in our genre, Part 3 of 3, Tim Powers; Tim Powers: Last Call; Wm. Mark Simmons: In the Net of Dreams, & When Dreams Collide
   Card, Orson Scott  Books to Look For  br  Fred Chappell: More Shapes Than One; A. Merritt: The Face in the Abyss, & The Aenei of Virgil
   Kraus, Stephen  In the Land of Grass  nv  story is set in China in 1854
   Farris, Joseph  Cartoon  ct 
   Owens, Barbara  Real Story, by Jenny O'Toole, The  ss 
   Harris, S.  Cartoon: Binky the Talking Dog  ct 
   Thompson, Joyce  Synecdoche  ss  (1948- ) part of group of Seattle writers that incl. Elizabeth Ann Scarborough, this story written as admittance to a party held by Ann; has mainstream novels, Conscience Place(1984), Bones(1991); colls. 35-Cent Thrills(1978), East Is West of Here(1987)
   Benford, Gregory  Scientist's Notebook, A: Biological Century, The  ar  21st Century will be the Biological Century(19th was Chemistry & Mechanics; 20th was Physics); what will our world be like in the next century, following the developments in genetic manipulation & nanotechnology; how will we respond to ethical questions?
   Aandahl, Vance  First Invention, The  ss  tale of an exotic society, the pre-history world
   Lee, Tanith  Ondralume  ss  has Castle of the Dark ser., The Castle of the Dark(1978), Anackire(1982), Dark Castle, White Horse(1986); Dancers at the End of Time ser., Electric Forest(1979), Day by Night(1980), Sabella(1980), Kill the Dead(1980; N-1981 BRG, BFA, LOC)
   Grundy  Cartoon: Parallel Universe Research Lab  ct  (1950- ) working name for Doug(las) Grundy; born in Phoenix, AZ; he lives in Sioux City, IA; has a degree in English; 1st cartoon sale in TWZ, in 1989; he has also been pub. in Air & Space/Smithsonian, Cortlandt Forum, Omni, PST, & Woman's World
   Fitch, Marina  Jessica  ss  (1957- ) from Santa Cruz, CA, now lives in Oregon; attended 1986 WotF Writers Workshop; 1st story pub. "They That Go Down to the Sea in Ships" in Budrys(ed): Writers of the Future, Vol.II(1986)
   Jonik  Cartoon  ct 
   Aldridge, Ray  Winedark  ss  set off the coast of Greece
   Martin, H.  Cartoon  ct 
   Laidlaw, Marc  Vulture Maiden, The  nv  N-1993 HUG, LOC, novelette; story "based on the most current info I've been able to obtain about the situation inside Tibet today ... the Vulture Goddess is my own invention—my wish for the deliverance of the Tibetan people"
   Asimov, Isaac  Farewell—Farewell —  misc  Isaac Asimov says farewell to his family, editors & publishers, & to the Gentle Readers—"they have kept me alive to the wonders of science & made it possible for me to write my essays"; please see "Isaac Asimov Remembered" in ANA 2002 JUL/AUG
1992 SEP  Rusch, Kristine Kathryn  Editorial  ed  Clarion Writers Workshop, celebrating 25th anniversary; what Clarion has done for the field; what it does, & how it does it; Rusch has novels w. Kevin J. Anderson, Afterimage(1992), omnibus Afterimage/Aftershock(1998), about a woman aided by shapeshifters
   Martin, H.  Cartoon: Eternal Occupation  ct 
   Anderson, Kevin J.  Dogged Persistence  ss  has novels w. Doug Beason, Lifeline(1990), The Trinity Paradox(1991; N-1992 LOC), Assemblers of Infinity(1993; N-1993 NEB; 1994 LOC), Virtual Destruction(1996), Lethal Exposure(1998), etc; w. Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Afterimage(1992), Aftershock(1998)
   Harris, S.  Cartoon  ct 
   Budrys, Algis  Books  br  Robert Mason: Solo (& talks of its prequel, Weapon); short essay: Galaxy SF's beginning & its first novel; Clifford D. Simak: Time and Again
   Card, Orson Scott  Books to Look For  br  Sharyn McCrumb: The Hangman's Beautiful Daughter, & If I Ever Return, Pretty Peggy-O; James Morrow: City of Truth; Bruce Coville: Jennifer Murdley's Toad
   Farris, Joseph  Cartoon  ct 
   Sallis, James  Ansley's Demon  ss  has trans. of Raymond Queneau's novel, Saint Glinglin(1993); has black New Orleans P.I. Lew Griffin mys. ser., The Long-Legged Fly(1992; N-Shamus), Moth(1993; N-Shamus), Black Hornet(1994), Eye of the Cricket(1997); mys. Death Will Have Your Eyes(1997)
   Masear, Arthur  Cartoon  ct 
   Mason, Lisa  Destination  ss  (1953- ) Lisa Susan Mason; 1st story pub. sf/f "Arachne" in Omni 1987 DEC, exp. into 1st novel Arachne(1990; N-1991 LOC); Summer of Love(1994; N-1994 DIC; 1995 LOC), Cyberweb(1995), The Golden Nineties(1995; N-1996 LOC), Pangaea(1999), Pangaea II(1999)
   Jonik  Cartoon  ct 
   Maio, Kathi  Films: Five Hundred Year Resistance, A  mr  essay: Hollywood has been reluctant to delve into moral issues of exploration & conquest; Dances with Wolves(1990), dir./star Kevin Costner; Thunderheart(1992), stars Val Kilmer, Graham Greene; book Peter Matthiessen: In the Spirit of Crazy Horse(1983)
   Yolen, Jane  Gift of the Magicians, With Apologies to You Know Who, The  ss  this story to be pub. in Rosalind M. & Martin H. Greenberg(ed): Christmas Bestiary(1992); has colls. Here There Be Dragons(1993), Here There Be Unicorns(1994), Here There Be Witches(1995), Here There Be Angels(1996), Here There Be Ghosts(1998)
   Perry, Steve  Master of Chan Gen, The  nv  (1947- ) wn. for Steven Carl Perry; trained in the martial arts, this story about its "core aspects"; 1st story pub. sf "With Clean Hands" in GAL 1977 DEC as by ps. Jesse Peel; 1st novel The Tularemia Gambit(1981), an sf hardboiled detective story(Clute)
   Sterling, Bruce  Science: Think of the Prestige  ar  space scientist turned international arms dealer Gerald Vincent Bull (1928-1990); from supersonic aerodynamics to the building of Iraq's "space cannon"
   Weiner, Andrew  Seeing  na  N-1992 HOM; 1993 AUR; 1st/only story in F&SF in Daniel ser., about a strange boy w. special gifts; Daniel & the other characters are also in story "Getting Near the End" in McEnroe(ed): Proteus(1981) & in coll. Distant Signals and Other Stories(1990)

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