Andrew Robinson at the ExpoTrek in Hanover in 2000

Andrew Jordt Robinson was born on February 14, 1942 in New York City. He’s famous for his roles as a serial killer, particularly in the movie “Dirty Harry”, but also for his role as the Cardassian Elim Garak in the TV show “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine”.

Our Lady of Darkness by Fritz Leiber (Italian edition)

The novel “Our Lady of Darkness” by Fritz Leiber was published for the first time in 1977. Originally it was a shorter story titled “The Pale Brown Thing”, serialized in “The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction” in 1974, which was later expanded into this novel. This longer version won the World Fantasy Award as best fantasy novel of the year.

Georges Méliès around 1890

Maries-Georges-Jean Méliès was born on December 8, 1861 in Paris, France. Georges Méliès started shooting his films in May 1896 and brought into the new medium the ideas developed during his work as a magician because for him cinema was a show just like the ones he created in his theater. From the beginning, he experimented with various techniques and tricks and for this he’s considered the father of special effects.

Hater by David Moody (Italian edition)

One day, while going to work, Danny sees a man violently attack an old woman. It’s only the first of a long series of acts of violence which increase in the following days. In a growing number of cases, suddenly, for no apparent reason, a person tries to kill someone, sometimes a relative, sometimes a stranger.