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BESTER, ALFRED 
 Name and vital stats 
  BESTER, ALFRED MORTON [1913-c87] (writer; editor)  
 Education 
  Graduate: Columbia and New York University  
  University of Pennsylvania  
 Influences 
  Classical music; Freud & Jung psychology  
 Print Media (non-comics) 
  Senior Editor: 1960s-87 Holiday > 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 
  Writer: 1960s-87 Holiday [magazine] > 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 
  Writer: Articles: 1958 Holiday > 58 
  Writer: Column: Status [magazine]  
  Writer: Novels: The Computer Connection; The Demolished Man; Rat Race; Starlight  
  Writer: Novels: The Stars My Destination; many other science fiction novels  
  Writer: Science fiction fanzines: 1941 Cosmic Stories > 41 
  Writer: Science fiction fanzines: 1941 Stirring Science Stories > 41 
  Writer: Short stories: Golem 100 [with illustrations]  
  Writer: Short stories: Holiday magazine  
  Writer: Short stories: Rogue magazine  
  Writer: Short stories: Science fiction [many]  
  Writer: Short Stories: Starburst  
  Writer: Short Stories: The Dark Side of the Earth  
  Writer: Short Story: The Deceivers  
 Performing Arts 
  Writer: Radio: Adam and No Eve; Charlie Chan; Nick Carter  
  Writer: Radio: Disappearing Act; Goodyear Theatre; Paul Winchell  
  Writer: Radio: Robert Montgomery Presents; The Starcomber  
  Writer: Radio: Shadow [30+ scripts]; Studio One; Sunday Showcase  
  Writer: Radio: Tom Corbett; The Doctor  
 Additional biography 
  Science Fiction Encyclopedia  
  Unknown Worlds  
 Honors 
  Hugo Award 1952 > 52 
  Hugo Award 1956 > 56 
 Syndication 
  MANDRAKE THE MAGICIAN [daily] (ghost wr/) c1942-c45 for King Features Syndicate > 42 43 44 45 
  MANDRAKE THE MAGICIAN [Sunday] (ghost wr/) c1942-c45 for King Features Syndicate > 42 43 44 45 
  PHANTOM, THE [daily] (ghost wr/) c1942-c45 > 42 43 44 45 
  PHANTOM, THE [Sunday] (ghost wr/) c1942-c45 for King Features Syndicate > 42 43 44 45 
 BYRON PREISS VISUAL PUBLICATIONS 
  STARS MY DESTINATION, THE~ (wr/) 1979 graphic album adapted his story > 79 
 BARONET PUBLISHING 
  STARS MY DESTINATION, THE~ (wr/) 1992 graphic album adapted his story > 92 
 DC COMICS 
  GENIUS JONES (wr/) 1942-46 > 42 43 44 45 46 
  GREEN LANTERN (wr/) 1943-47 > 43 44 45 46 47 
  HOURMAN (wr/) c1942-c43 > 42 43 
  STAR SPANGLED KID AND STRIPESY (wr/) 1940s > 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 
  STARMAN [1st version] (wr/) 1941-44 > 41 42 43 44 
 FAWCETT COMICS 
  CAPTAIN MARVEL (wr/) c1942-c45 > 42 43 44 45 
 HEAVY METAL 
  Text (wr/) 1979 > 79 
 MARVEL COMICS 
  UNKNOWN WORLDS OF SCIENCE FICTION~ (wr/) #2 adapted his story: Adam and No Eve  
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