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Carl Brandon By Jeanne Gomoll
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Terry Carr recounts the invention of an imaginary black science fiction fan named Carl Brandon, one of the field’s most (in)famous hoaxes. In addition to Carl Brandon’s complete history,... More > this volume includes his J.D. Salinger parody, "The Cacher of the Rye;" a more current parody by Carl Brandon 2.0, "The Kvetcher on the Racists;" and an essay by Samuel R. Delany, "Racism and Science Fiction.” To quote Carr: "In the late fifties, several of the fans of the Bay Area…presented fandom with a new fanwriter who was quickly acclaimed as one of the best writers around and who was, not incidentally, the first prominent fan who was black.” Read the book for more of this fascinating tale. All proceeds go to the Carl Brandon Society, which promotes discussions on race at conventions and conferences, and through its support of the Parallax and Kindred literary awards, and the Octavia E. Butler Memorial Scholarship Fund.< Less
Carl Brandon By Jeanne Gomoll
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Terry Carr recounts the invention of an imaginary black science fiction fan named Carl Brandon, one of the field’s most (in)famous hoaxes. In addition to Carl Brandon’s complete history,... More > this volume includes his J.D. Salinger parody, "The Cacher of the Rye;" a more current parody by Carl Brandon 2.0, "The Kvetcher on the Racists;" and an essay by Samuel R. Delany, "Racism and Science Fiction.” To quote Carr: "In the late fifties, several of the fans of the Bay Area…presented fandom with a new fanwriter who was quickly acclaimed as one of the best writers around and who was, not incidentally, the first prominent fan who was black.” Read the book for more of this fascinating tale. All proceeds go to the Carl Brandon Society, which promotes discussions on race at conventions and conferences, and through its support of the Parallax and Kindred literary awards, and the Octavia E. Butler Memorial Scholarship Fund.< Less
2001: a space ode and ditty By Colin J Davies
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This book, based on the Saboteur Short Listed spoken word show, is one boy's story as he grows up loving all things Sci-Fi, Horror and Fantasy. It combines anecdotes and opinions with poetry inspired... More > by the genres and his own life. Funny, informative and at times touching, this book is a love letter to all those TV programmes, films, books and games that have meant so much to so many. Some comments about the show left on the Saboteur Awards website: "A witty and wonderful trip through Sci-Fi and comic fandom. A great balance of comedy, pathos and poetry" “Awesome!” “CHOPPER LIVES!” “Colin is a fantastic writer and uses every word to great effect. Nothing is wasted.” “Cos I get mentioned, Regards, Phantom.“ “For a show which is about Sci-Fi, it manages to include non-fans and not alienate them (pun not intended, or should it have been?)” “Witty and intelligent - warm and nostalgic. His timing and delivery are wonderful!”< Less
Split! By Roy Bettridge
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Mark and Jennifer are married. He is a builder. She is an accountant. Life is happy until an accident at the job site causes Mark to behave strangely. The marriage becomes troubled. But does The... More > Avengers hold the key to the salvation of their love and their marriage?< Less
Split! By Roy Bettridge
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Mark and Jennifer are married. He is a builder. She is an accountant. Life is happy until an accident at the job site causes Mark to behave strangely. The marriage becomes troubled. But does The... More > Avengers hold the key to the salvation of their love and their marriage?< Less
Look (Stop Me If You've Heard This One...) But There Was This TV Show By Roy Bettridge
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The Avengers was a classic television show that lighted the sixties from 1961 to 1969. Its repeat runs have garnered a mass of fans. One such fan is Chris. He's a regular man and has had what... More > everyone would call a regular life. But on one of these regular days, The Avengers burst into his world and set him on an interesting course that would lead him not only to a deep affection for the show as a fan but also towards a possible career. This semi-autobiographical work of fiction is fascinating reading from beginning to end.< Less
Look (Stop Me If You've Heard This One...) But There Was This TV Show By Roy Bettridge
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The Avengers was a classic television show that lighted the sixties from 1961 to 1969. Its repeat runs have garnered a mass of fans. One such fan is Chris. He's a regular man and has had what... More > everyone would call a regular life. But on one of these regular days, The Avengers burst into his world and set him on an interesting course that would lead him not only to a deep affection for the show as a fan but also towards a possible career. This semi-autobiographical work of fiction is fascinating reading from beginning to end.< Less
My Wildest Dream By Roy Bettridge
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William Anderson has just turned 75. His family hardly see him apart from his grandson David, with whom he shares a unique bond. But as David begins to see his grandfather feel his age, a certain TV... More > show rekindles William’s youthful spirit, deepening the bond between them – but also unearthing some hidden secrets.< Less
An American East Indian in Alief By Sharad Patel
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The surviving comic works by Sharad Kant Patel created between 6th and 9th grades in Alief, Houston TX. Featuring his versions of "Alien", "American Werewolf in London",... More > "E.T.", and "Return of the Jedi." All artwork is printed at 100% actual size. Note the comics reflect the violent content of the movies and are not suitable for young children. The preview here is a section of pages out of order.< Less
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