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Author  Story Title  Issue Date  Type  Comments
Masear, Arthur  Cartoon  1996 OCT/NOV  ct 
   Cartoon: Ace Cryogenics  1996 DEC  ct 
   Cartoon  1997 APR  ct 
   Cartoon: Wheel Chair-Accessible UFO  1997 JUN  ct 
   Cartoon: Auditions for Cats  1997 SEP  ct 
   Cartoon: Genetic Engineering Lab  1997 OCT/NOV  ct 
   Cartoon: Personnel  1997 DEC  ct 
   Cartoon  1998 JAN  ct 
   Cartoon  1998 MAR  ct 
   Cartoon: Skippy  1998 MAR  ct 
   Cartoon: Missing Persons  1998 AUG  ct 
   Cartoon: Weatherwatch  1999 JUL  ct 
Masefield, John  Sealman, The  1955 JUL  vi  (1878-1967) 1st pub. in A Mainsail Haul(1905; exp. 1913); Poet Laureate of England, 1930-67; has Kay Harker ser. novels The Midnight Folk(1927), & The Box of Delights(1935); has Christian Fantasy trilogy, the 1st novel being The Trial of Jesus(1925)
Mason, Lisa  Destination  1992 SEP  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)
Mason, Tom  Cartoon: Solar Panel  1981 DEC  ct  has anth. Spicy Detective Stories(1989), Spicy Mystery Stories(1990), Sherlock Holmes(1989), the latter having reprints of the 1954-56 comic strip; w. Sax Rohmer, Fu Manchu(1989), also comic strip reprints; w. Chris Ulm, Robotech II: The Sentinel(1989)
Massa, Jack  Daydream Enhancer, The  1980 FEB  ss  (1953- ) working name for John Andrew Massa; earned a master's degree in English in 1978; works as an editor in Atlanta; has novel Mooncrow(1979), a fantasy adventure about a one-man army, named Mooncrow, fighting the advance of the Empire of War
Masters, Rob & Regina Hugo  Acrostic Puzzle  1977 SEP  pz  answers in 1977 OCT, p.55
Matheson, Richard  Born of Man and Woman  1950 SUM  vi  (1926- ) his 1st pub. story; author & screenwriter; born in Allendale, NJ; served in WWII, has 1949 degree in journalism from Univ. of Missouri; his fiction output dwindled in late 1960s-70s as he wrote for TV/movies; began writing fiction again in 1990s
   Through Channels  1951 APR  ss  has 1st two novels, crime novels Someone Is Bleeding(1953) & Fury on Sunday(1953); has 1st two sf novels, I Am Legend(1954) & The Shrinking Man(1956); more on 3 of these as Matheson wrote the movie scripts for them
   Dress of White Silk  1951 OCT  ss  has colls. Born of Man and Woman(1954; vt Third from the Sun, 1961), The Shores of Space(1957), Shock!(1961; vt Shock I, 1979), Shock II(1964), Shock III(1966), Shock Waves(1970), Shocks IV(1980 UK), R. M.: Collected Stories(1989; W-1990 STO, WFA)
   SRL Ad  1952 APR  ss  SRL, short for The Saturday Review of Literature; has novel/screenplay The Shrinking Man(1956; 1957 movie The Incredible Shrinking Man; W-1958 HUG), is about a man exposed to a toxic cloud who begins to shrink irreversibly(Clute)
   Disappearing Act  1953 MAR  ss  has screenplay The Beat Generation(1959; aka This Rebel Age); has screenplays of the work of Edgar Allan Poe: House of Usher(1960), Pit and the Pendulum(1961), Tales of Terror(1962; aka Poe's Tales of Terror), The Raven(1963)
   Test, The  1954 NOV  ss  has screenplays of other artists work, Master of the World(1961; Jules Verne's 1904 novel), Night of the Eagle(1962; aka Burn, Witch, Burn!; Fritz Leiber's 1943 novel Conjure Wife), Die! Die! My Darling!(1965; aka Fanatic; Anne Blaisdell's novel)
   Funeral, The  1955 APR  ss  has screenplays The Comedy of Terrors(1963; vt Graveside Story), The Devil Rides Out(1968; aka The Devil's Bride); has novel/screenplay The Beardless Warriors(1960; 1967 movie The Young Warriors, aka Eagle Warriors); wrote 16 scripts for The Twilight Zone
   Pattern for Survival  1955 MAY  vi  has 1st sf novel, I Am Legend(1954; vt The Omega Man, 1971), is about the last mortal man in a world in which a plague has turned all others into vampires - did screenplay for The Last Man on Earth(1964), but not for remake The Omega Man(1971)(Clute)
   Steel  1956 MAY  nv  has screenplays De Sade(1969), It's Alive!(1969; based on his novelette "Being" in IFS 1954 AUG); has novels/screenplays Ride the Nightmare(1959; 1971 movie Cold Sweat), Someone Is Bleeding(1953; 1972 movie Icy Breasts, aka Icy Flesh)
   Splendid Source, The  1957 MAR  ss  has teleplays The Night Stalker(1971; aka The Kolchak Papers), The Night Strangler(1972; aka Time Killer), Dracula(1973), Dying Room Only(1973); has erotic horror novel Earthbound(1982 as by Logan Swanson; as by himself, 1989 UK)
   Holiday Man, The  1957 JUL  ss  has novel/screenplay Hell House(1971; 1973 movie The Legend of Hell House), of occult investigators seeking source of supernatural power that has slain other teams in a haunted house; teleplays The Stranger Within(1974), Scream of the Wolf(1974)
   Old Haunts  1957 OCT  ss  has teleplays The Morning After(1974), The Strange Possession of Mrs. Oliver(1977), The Martian Chronicles(1980 TV mini-series); screenplays Dead of Night(1977), Twilight Zone: The Movie(1983, "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet"), Jaws 3-D(1983; aka Jaws 3)
   Lemmings  1958 JAN  vi  has novel/screenplay Bid Time Return(1975; W-1976 WFA, best novel; vt Somewhere in Time, 1980, & 1980 movie; had bit part - "Astonished Man"), about a love that transcends time & unites the souls of two people separated by a century(Clute)
   Edge, The  1958 AUG  ss  has teleplays The Morning After(1974), The Strange Possession of Mrs. Oliver(1977), screenplays Dead of Night(1977), Jaws 3(1983); has western novel The Gunfight(1992); nf book w. Ricia Mainhardt, Robert Bloch: Appreciations of the Master(1995)
   From Shadowed Places  1960 OCT  nv  has teleplays w. William F. Nolan, Trilogy of Terror(1975) & Trilogy of Terror II(1996), based on 3 of Matheson's stories, including short story "Prey" in PBY 1969 APR; has anthology w. Greenberg & Waugh(ed): The Twilight Zone: The Original Stories(1985)
   Traveller, The  1962 FEB  ss  1st pub. in coll. Born of Man and Woman(1954); has western novels Journal of the Gun Years(1991; W-1992 Spur Award), The Memoirs of Wild Bill Hickok(1996); coll. By the Gun(1994); thriller 7 Steps to Midnight(1992), mystery Now You See It(1995)
   Jazz Machine, The  1963 FEB  pm  has novel/screenplay What Dreams May Come(1978; 1998 movie), an afterlife fantasy said to be drawn from reports of near-death experiences; has an nf book on the afterlife & psychic phenomenon, The Path: Metaphysics for the 1990s(1993)(Clute)
   Tis the Season to Be Jelly  1963 JUN  ss  has novel/screenplay A Stir of Echoes(1958; 1999 movie), on paranormal experience: a domestic drama in which a man discovers that upsetting visions destroying his life & sanity are caused by psychic residue in his house from an unsolved murder(Clute)
   Girl of My Dreams  1963 OCT  ss  see book by Mark Rathbun & Graeme Flanagan: Richard Matheson: He Is Legend: An Illustrated Bio-Bibliography(1984); has partial writing credits to TV documentary The Dreamer of Oz(1990), a bio of L. Frank Baum; W-1984 WFA & 1991 STO, Lifetime Achievement
   Born of Man and Woman  1979 OCT  vi  1st pub. in F&SF 1950 SUM; see ar in TWZ 1981 SEP; iv's in TWZ 1981 OCT, 1983 SEP/OCT, 1986 JUN, & in CMD 1992 SPR, 1997 FLL, & in Winter(ed): Faces of Fear(1985), Fear! 1990 FEB, Midnight Graffiti Special #1 1994; The Twilight Zone Scripts(1998)
Matthews, Patricia  Children of the Sea, The  1987 FEB  ss  (1927- ) lives near San Diego; 1st sales 2 poems for the Oregonian in 1957; has pub. fiction, poetry in Cosmopolitan, AHMM, etc; writes historical romance novels as by Patty Brisco, Horror at Gull House(1969), The Crystal Window(1976), Mist of Evil(1976)
   Goatman  1995 MAY  ss  has pub. in collab. w. her husband, Clayton Matthews, 4 mys. novels betw. 1969 & 1976, also as Patty Brisco, which incl. House of Candles(1973); has also written under ps. P.A. Brisco, Pat A. Briscoe, Denise Matthews(w. Denise Hrivnak), Laura(ie) Wylie
   At the Bottom of the Garden  1996 OCT/NOV  ss  other romance novels as Patty Brisco, Love's Avenging Heart(1977), The Unquiet(1991); has Casey Farrel series of mystery novels, The Scent of Fear(1992), Vision of Death(1993), The Sound of Murder(1994), Taste of Evil(1994), The Touch of Terror(1995)
Matz, Marc  At Cost  1991 MAY  ss  (1951?- ) J. Marc Matz, an L.A. small businessman & part-time writer; helps to run his family's cosmetic business; 1st story pub. "Despite and Still" in Writers of the Future, Vol. V(1989); 1st novel, Nocturne for a Dangerous Man(1999; N-2000 LOC)
Maurois, André  War Against the Moon, The  1950 SUM  ss  (1885-1967) 1st pub. in The Forum in 1927 JUL, & as a tiny volume in Dutton's "Today and Tomorrow" ser., in 1928, an excerpt, Chapter CXVII; ps. for Emile Herzog, biographer, novelist; has coll. The Weigher of Souls and The Earth Dwellers(1963)
Mayhar, Ardath  Adapter, The  1991 DEC  ss  (1930- ) began pub. poetry in 1940s, has historicals & westerns as Frank Cannon, non-sf/f books as John Killdeer & Sarah MacWilliams; 1st pub. sf/f "The Cat with the Sapphire Eyes" in Weirdbook #8 1973; has coll. Slewfoot Sally and the Flying Mule(1995)
McAllister, Bruce  Without a Doubt Dream  1968 APR  ss  (1946- ) student at U.C.L.A.; 1st story pub. sf "The Faces Outside" in IFS 1963 JUL
   Prime-Time Teaser  1968 DEC  ss  studied art before turning to writing
   Benji's Pencil  1969 MAR  ss 
   After the Bomb Cliches  1969 NOV  ss 
   E Pluribus Solo  1970 JAN  ss 
   Mother of Pearl  1970 JUN  ss  student in the writing program at Univ. of California(Irvine); working on a 1st novel, Humanity Prime(1971), based on themes in this story & in "The Warmest Memory" in F&SF 1970 DEC, & takes material from "The Faces Outside" in IFS 1963 JUL(Clute)
   Warmest Memory, The  1970 DEC  ss  see his story in 1970 JUN(#2914), about how this story was used in his 1st novel, Humanity Prime(1971)

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