Skip to comments.Frank M. Robinson (1926-2014)
Posted on 06/30/2014 6:31:59 PM PDT by EveningStar
Author, editor, and pulp magazine scholar Frank M. Robinson, 87, died June 30, 2014. Robinson lived in San Francisco and had suffered from health problems in recent years...
His first novel, The Power (1956, filmed in 1967), was an extremely successful SF thriller one of the first of that genre. In the 70s and 80s, he co-wrote a number of technothrillers (most with SFnal elements) with Thomas N. Scortia: The Glass Inferno (1974, filmed as The Towering Inferno) ...
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Robinson was also a speechwriter for Harvey Milk.
Yup, he wrote some good stuff...not very prolific though..he should have written more.
He was a specialist on the old pulp magazines. What a market for writers was that golden age.
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