William Rotsler

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Charles William Rotsler (July 3, 1926 – October 18, 1997) was an artist, cartoonist, pornographer and science fiction author.wikipedia
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Adam Film World

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He created Adam Film Quarterly (later called Adam Film World) in 1966 as a sibling magazine to Knight Publishing's Adam magazine.
Adam Film Quarterly was spun off from that magazine by William Rotsler in 1966 to cover the sexploitation film industry.

Boxoffice International Pictures

Rotsler wrote, directed, or acted in some two dozen pornographic films during his career with Boxoffice International Pictures.

Hugo Award for Best Fan Artist

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He won the Hugo Award for Best Fan Artist four times: 1975, 1979, 1996, and 1997.
William Rotsler and Tim Kirk have won five awards, from twenty-three and eight nominations respectively.

I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream

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Rotsler was the source of the title of Harlan Ellison's short story "I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream" (1967).
He derived the story's title, as well as inspiration for this story, from his friend William Rotsler's caption of a cartoon of a rag doll with no mouth.

Uhura

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In the process he gave Uhura her first name, Nyota.
Author William Rotsler created the name "Nyota" for his 1982 licensed tie-in book, Star Trek II Biographies published by Wanderer (Pocket) Books.

Bill Warren (film historian and critic)

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in the 1980s, he was cameraman for the Hollywood segments of the segments for the French TV series "Destination Series," hosted by Bill Warren; Rotsler occasionally appeared on camera.
During the 1990s, he teamed with film director William Rotsler to produce segments surveying American television for the French TV series Destination séries.

Science fiction fandom

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Rotsler, active in science fiction fandom for years, was known for his illustrations for fanzines, many of which he gave away for free.

Eaton Collection

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Rotsler's papers including dozens of matted color drawings, unpublished manuscripts and sketchbooks of original artwork are part of the Eaton collection at University of California, Riverside.
The archival holdings comprise the papers of leading science fiction and fantasy authors, including Gregory Benford, David Brin, F. M. Busby, Michael Cassutt, Robert L. Forward, Anne McCaffrey, William Rotsler, James White, and Colin Wilson.

Doctor Strange

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In 1979, Pocket Books published Doctor Strange, Master of the Mystic Arts: Nightmare, by William Rotsler.

Blackhawk (DC Comics)

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* A novel titled Blackhawk, by William Rotsler, was published in 1982, detailing the team's origin.

Artist

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Charles William Rotsler (July 3, 1926 – October 18, 1997) was an artist, cartoonist, pornographer and science fiction author.

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Charles William Rotsler (July 3, 1926 – October 18, 1997) was an artist, cartoonist, pornographer and science fiction author.

Pornography

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Charles William Rotsler (July 3, 1926 – October 18, 1997) was an artist, cartoonist, pornographer and science fiction author.

Science fiction

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Charles William Rotsler (July 3, 1926 – October 18, 1997) was an artist, cartoonist, pornographer and science fiction author.

Hugo Award

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Rotsler was a four-time Hugo Award winner and one-time Nebula Award nominee.

Playboy

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Rotsler's magazine also provided commentary about this pornography, halfway between the content of the high-end Playboy and hardcore magazine Hustler, which other media would not cover.

Hustler

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Rotsler's magazine also provided commentary about this pornography, halfway between the content of the high-end Playboy and hardcore magazine Hustler, which other media would not cover.

Harlan Ellison

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Rotsler was the source of the title of Harlan Ellison's short story "I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream" (1967). Rotsler had been a cartoonist for science fiction fanzines since he designed the cover for National Fantasy Fan volume 7 issue 2 in 1948; and in 1969, at the urging of author Harlan Ellison, moved his focus to writing science fiction.

Ballantine Books

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He also wrote Contemporary Erotic Cinema in 1973, published by Ballantine and Penthouse about pornographic movies from an aesthetic point of view.

Penthouse (magazine)

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He also wrote Contemporary Erotic Cinema in 1973, published by Ballantine and Penthouse about pornographic movies from an aesthetic point of view.

Fanzine

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Rotsler, active in science fiction fandom for years, was known for his illustrations for fanzines, many of which he gave away for free.

West Coast of the United States

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Rotsler was a well-known attendee at West Coast science fiction conventions where he would give away his illustrations.

Cosplay

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He is also the author of "Rotsler's Rules for Costuming", which address the cosplay often found at these conventions.

Beanie (seamed cap)

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Through his illustrations Rotsler also helped perpetuate the image of science fiction fans wearing propeller beanies.