Table of Contents, November 1984

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THE NEWSPAPER OF THE SCIENCE FICTION FIELD
ISSN-0047-4959
EDITOR & PUBLISHER
Charles N. Brown
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Faren Miller
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CONTRIBUTING EDITORS
Norman Spinrad
Richard Curtis
Fritz Leiber
Debbie Notkin
Dan Chow
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Contents
World Fantasy Awards………………………….p . 1
Jack Vance: Return to the Elder Isles 1
L.A.Con I I …………………………………………… 1
Masquerade Photos………………………………. 2
Key to Masquerade Photos………………….. 3
Editorial Matters………………………………. 3
Clayton Bailey: Industrial Dr.
F r a n k e n s t e in …………………………. 4
Hartwell In at Arbor House………….. 4
The British Scene………………………………. 4
J .G . Ballard: Literary Su p e r s ta r .. .. 5
Fantasy Art on Parade……………………….. 5
Book Notes; Announcements………………… 5
Market Reports; Corrections…………….. 5
People & Publishing…………………………… 7
Agent’s Corner, Richard Curtis……….. 9
Moons & Stars & Stuff, Fritz Leiber. 11
Locus Looks at Books, Faren M iller . . 15
Masquerade Photos
24
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22 K.C., (Kishma Armstrong) – Workmanship
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23 ROBOT, OR, BATTERIES NOT INCLUDED,
(Stephen M. Parody) – Best High-Tech,
Journeymen.
24 LATE ONE NIGHT IN THE DRACO TAVERN,
(Crome Yellow Bugs) – Most Humorous,
Masters.
25 LORDS OF DARKNESS, (Richard Payat
t , L e s l ie Johnston, Victor R u s s e l l ,
Lela Dowling, Michael E l l i s , Janet Giaimo,
Sean Mathis Smith, & Lisa Nakamoto).
26 VICTORIAN FANTASY (Dorsey Flynn &
John Flynn) – Workmanship.
27 AQUAMARINE, (Terri Hardin-Harrison,
Ron Harrison, Erin Moore, & Michael
Bannett).
28 THE MAGNIFICENT MALEFICENT, (Roberta
Brubaker) – Best Workmanship, Recreation.
29 & 30 THE MAD 3 PARTY, (George
Flynn, Ken Knabbe, A l la n Kent, & Joe
Rico) – Best Convention Bid, Journeymen.
31 MR. JONES, (Jan Howard Finder,
Laurel Cunningham, Walter Beric, Diane
C o n n e l l , & Lea M. Day).
32 OFFERING TO THE INSECT GOD, (Debora
Wykohl) – Most Original, Novice.
33 EON, (Ed Kline) – Workmanship.
34 MADAME LUNA LANDER, (Paul Covington)
– Most E-Feet, Novice.
35 METROPOLIS, (Kathryn Mayer, Patti
Mercier, & P h il l ip Mercier) – Best Classic
Film, Re-creation.
PHOTO CREDITS: 22-32,34 Dave Cla rk;
33,35 Rick Hawes.
CORRECTIONS
Two photographs in the September issue
were incorrectly identified. They are:
11 CONSTON MANTELL (James Dean Wary
k ) .
16 DENIZENS OF THE FLOATING WORLD
(Melody Wormack, Tia Nichols, Steve McDonald,
Bernie Davenport, & Jean Duranti-
McDonald) .
A funny thing happened to us on the
way to the printer this issue. We got
an early-morning call from the product
io n manager t e l l i n g us that they
couldn’t print this issue because it
c o n ta in e d po rno grap hy. I was s u r p
r is e d , of course, because I didn’t
remember Norman Spinrad’s column being
included. It turned out that the masquerade
photo of the mermaid in the
centerfold was deemed pornographic despite
her pasties and fishy t a l e . I
went down to the pr inte r, found out
they wouldn’t even handle it i f we
printed the offending page elsewhere,
took the boards back, and c a l le d my old
printer who expressed surprise at the
problem and offered to work us into his
schedule. We don’t know how long it
w i l l take or how much it w i l l cost, but
i f you’re reading th is , welcome to the
first X-rated issue of Locus.
No matter how big Locus gets, the
(Continued on page 53)
LOCUS November 1984 / 3
Locus Looks at More Books,
Debbie Notkin…………………………… 17
Worldcon Report:
Finances; Hotels & Center……….. 20
Business Meeting……………………….. 20
Atlanta Wins; Dealers Room……… 21
Hugo Ceremony…………………………….. 21
Art Show, Michaela Ro essner… . 24
Masquerade, Marjii Ellers………..28
Books Received— September………………… 30
Magazines Received— September…………. 35
Classified Ads……………………………………. 44
Bestseller Lists………………………………… 48
Obituaries: Cylvia Margulies,
Daniel McPhail…………………………… 49
Forbidden Planet Signings………………… 52
Convention Updates…………………………….. 52
Locus Letters……………………………………… 53
ISSUE #286 • VOL. 17, NO. 11 • NOVEMBER 1984 Mailing date: October 18, 1984