The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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The Moment of the Magician Alan Dean Foster (Phantasia 0-932096-33-6, Oct ’84 [Sep ’84], $40.00, 266pp, hc) [Spellsinger] 375 copy, signed, numbered, boxed edition of the above.

Shadowkeep Alan Dean Foster (Warner 0-446-32553-8, Nov ’84 [Oct ’84], $2.95, 243pp, pb) The title of this fantasy novel is a trademark — this is a novelization of a computer adventure game, based on a universe created by Trillium (also a trademark).

Slipt Alan Dean Foster (Berkley 0-425-07006-9, Apr ’84 [Mar ’84], $2.95, 265pp, pb) Sf novel.

Starman Alan Dean Foster (Warner 0-446-32598-8, Dec ’84 [Nov ’84], $3.75, 280pp, pb) Sf movie novelization.

Voyage to the City of the Dead Alan Dean Foster (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-31215-5, Aug ’84 [Jul ’84], $2.95, 243pp, pb) [Thranx] Sf novel, part of the “Humanx Commonwealth” series.

...Who Needs Enemies? Alan Dean Foster (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-31657-6, Jun ’84 [May ’84], $2.95, 257pp, pb) Collection of 12 stories, the sequel to With Friends Like These....

Prince Valiant: An American Epic, Volume Two: 1938 Hal Foster (Manuscript Press 0-936414-05-7, Jul ’84 [Jun ’84], price not given, unpaginated, 17" x 22" pb) Associational item; a full-size color reprint of the 1938 “Prince Valiant” strips on fine paper; limited to 1500 copies. They were reproduced from black & white proofs and then recolored to match the originals.

Countdown to Midnight: Twelve Great Stories About Nuclear War ed. H. Bruce Franklin (DAW 0-87997-983-6, Dec ’84 [Nov ’84], $2.95, 287pp, pb) Anthology. Authors include Joe Haldeman, Harlan Ellison, Kate Wilhelm, and Norman Spinrad.

Burning with a Vision: Poetry of Science and the Fantastic ed. Robert Frazier (Owlswick 0-913896-22-5, Aug ’84 [Jul ’84], $14.75, 139pp, hc) Anthology of poetry by authors including Brian Aldiss, Michael Bishop, Thomas M. Disch, Joe Haldeman, Ursula K. Le Guin, Gene Wolfe, and Roger Zelazny. Also available in tp (-23-3, $8.75).

A Separate Star Kelly Freas (Greenswamp 0-917431-02-2, Oct ’84 [Sep ’84], $14.95, 128pp, tp) A collection of Freas artwork in color and black & white, with commentary by the artist.

A Separate Star Kelly Freas (Greenswamp 0-917431-00-6, Oct ’84 [Sep ’84], $34.95, 128pp, hc) Limited signed edition of the above.

A Separate Star Kelly Freas (Greenswamp 0-917431-01-4, Oct ’84 [Sep ’84], $21.95, 128pp, hc) Library edition of the above.

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom: The Storybook Based on the Movie Michael French (Random House 0-394-86387-9, Jun ’84 [May ’84], $6.95, unpaginated, hc) [Indiana Jones] Picture book with close to 100 color photos from the film

Lyrec Gregory Frost (Ace 0-441-51010-8, Feb ’84 [Jan ’84], $2.75, 267pp, pb) Fantasy novel, first of a series. Probably a first novel.

The Warlord #2: Cutthroat Jason Frost (Zebra 0-8217-1308-6, Jan ’84 [Dec ’83], $2.50, 269pp, pb) [Warlord] Sf novel. “After the cataclysm, California is under siege by bloodthirsty pirates.” Second in a series.

The Warlord #3: Badland Jason Frost (Zebra 0-8217-1437-6, Dec ’84 [Nov ’84], $2.50, 253pp, pb) [Warlord] Novel in a post-holocaust series.

Alan Garner’s Book of British Fairy Tales Alan Garner (Collins 0-00-184045-2, Oct ’84, £8.95, 160pp, hc) Legends collection. [Not seen]

The Search for Ka Randall Garrett & Vicki Ann Heydron (Bantam 0-553-24120-6, Aug ’84 [Jul ’84], $2.50, 180pp, pb) [Gandalara] Fantasy novel, fifth in “The Gandalara” cycle.

Stargate Pauline Gedge (Penguin 0-14-006639-X, 1983 [Feb ’84], £1.95, 341pp, pb) Reprint (Dial 1982) fantasy novel. It has a 1983 copyright; not seen till now.

The Twelfth Transforming Pauline Gedge (Harper & Row 0-06-015338-5, Nov ’84 [Oct ’84], $16.95, 467pp, hc) Not sf or fantasy, associational. Historical novel of ancient Egypt.

The World Around the Corner Maurice Gee (OUP 0-19-558061-3, Dec ’84 [Aug ’84], $9.95, 72pp, hc) Reprint (New Zealand 1980) juvenile fantasy novella, with illustrations.

Legend David Gemmell (Century 0-7126-0387-5, May ’84 [Apr ’84], £2.95, 384pp, pb) [Drenai] Fantasy novel.

Golden Witchbreed Mary Gentle (Morrow 0-688-03161-7, Jun ’84 [May ’84], $16.95, 468pp, hc) [Orthe] Sf novel, a complex and entertaining work. Recommended. (FCM) First U.S. edition (Gollancz 1983).

A Day for Damnation: Volume II of the War Against the Chtorr David Gerrold (Timescape 0-671-47553-3, Jun ’84 [May ’84], $16.95, 382pp, hc) [War Against the Chtorr] Sf novel, second in a series. Also available in tp (-49258-6, $6.95).

The Galactic Whirlpool David Gerrold (Bantam 0-553-24170-2, Jul ’84 [Jun ’84], $2.75, 224pp, pb) [Star Trek] Reissue (Bantam 1980) “Star Trek” novelization.

A Matter for Men David Gerrold (Pocket 0-671-45120-0, Jul ’84 [Jun ’84], $3.95, 368pp, pb) [War Against the Chtorr] Reprint (Simon & Schuster Timescape 1983) sf novel, Vol. 1 of “The War Against the Chtorr”.

The War Against the Chtorr: Invasion David Gerrold (SFBC #5607, Nov ’84 [Oct ’84], $8.50, 693pp, hc) [War Against the Chtorr] Omnibus edition of the first sf novels in a continuing saga.

The World of Star Trek David Gerrold (Bluejay 0-312-94463-2, Jul ’84 [Jun ’84], $8.95, 209pp, tp) Non-fiction, a history of Star Trek. Revised and updated version of the original edition (Ballantine 1973), with one-third new material and photos.

Neuromancer William Gibson (Ace 0-441-56956-0, Jul ’84 [Jun ’84], $3.95, 368pp, pb) [Neuromancer] Sf novel, one of the new Ace Science Fiction Specials. A first novel.

Neuromancer William Gibson (Gollancz 0-575-03470-X, Oct ’84 [Sep ’84], £8.95, 251pp, hc) [Neuromancer] Reprint (Ace 1984) sf novel, first British edition and the first hardcover.

Gremlins George Gipe (Avon 0-380-86561-0, Jul ’84 [Jun ’84], $2.95, 278pp, pb) Novelization of the fantasy movie, based on the screenplay by Chris Columbus; it has color stills from the film.

The Frankenstein Catalog Donald F. Glut (McFarland 0-89950-029-3, Feb ’84 [Jan ’84], $29.95, 525pp, hc) [Frankenstein] An attempt to list appearances of the monster in all media, with 3300+ listings, annotations, and numerous photos.

Beloved Exile Parke Godwin (Bantam 0-553-34101-4, Jul ’84 [Jun ’84], $6.95, 422pp, tp) [Firelord] Arthurian novel about Guinevere after Arthur’s death.

The Fire When It Comes Parke Godwin (Doubleday 0-385-18171-X, Apr ’84 [Mar ’84], $11.95, 171pp, hc) Collection of 9 tales; the title novella won a 1982 World Fantasy Award. Recommended. (FCM)

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