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