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|historical people||galaxy||33960||Harrison, Harry. A Stainless Steel Rat is Born. New York: Bantam (1985); pg. 4.||"...a throwback to the original settlers, a loser in the Mendelian crapshoot. "|
|historical people||galaxy||33989||Harrison, Harry. The Stainless Steel Rat Wants You. New York: Bantam (1979); pg. 41.||"This is also the only form of communication that is exempt from Einsteinian laws. Psi, which appears to be instantaneous. "|
|historical people||Germany||1985||Bear, Greg. Blood Music. New York: Arbor House (2002; c. 1985); pg. 304.||The poor human Prometheuses who brought fire to their fellows.
Einstein. Poor Einstein and his letter to Roosevelt. Paraphrase: "I have loosed the demons of Hell and now you must sign a pact with the devil or someone else will. Someone even nastier. "
Curie, for experimenting with radium; how responsible was she for Slotin, ove four decades later?
Did Pasteur's work--or Salk's, or his own--save the life of a man or woman who ultimately went on to wreak havoc, to turn bad, to really and truly screw up? Undoubtedly.
And did the victims ever thin, "Sue the bastard! "
And if such thoughts were heeded, such questions asked, wouldn't all parents slaughter their children while they slept in the cradle?
The old cliche--Hitler's mother, aborting herself.
|historical people||Germany||2001||Stroyar, J.N. The Children's War. New York: Pocket Books (2001); pg. 484.||Pg. 174: "...the quote he had heard attributed to Charles V about only speaking German to his horse... "; Pg. 484: "Physics was disappointing--the only genuine amusement provided was when Zosia read the subtitle under the great 'German' astronomer Copernicus. She snorted do loudly that a number of the patrons gave them a curious glance. "|
|historical people||Germany||2002||Knight, Damon. "The Other Foot " in One Side Laughing. New York: St. Martin's Press (1991; 1965); pg. 163.||[Pg. 163, 176, 181: A dog named Churchill]|
|historical people||Germany||2002||Knight, Damon. Why Do Birds. New York: Tor (1992); pg. 98.||Albert Einstein|
|historical people||Germany||2314||Steele, Allen. Chronospace. New York: Ace Books (2001); pg. 82.||Pg. 82: Rothschild estate; Pg. 85: Rothschild family; Pg. 89: Goethe; Pg. 95: William L. Shirer; Pg. 127: Eric Spehl (many refs.); Fritz Erdmann; Moritz Feibusch [Also: multiple refs. to historical people associated with the Hindenberg.]|
|historical people||Gotham||1974||Goodwin, Archie. "Death Flies the Haunted Sky " in Batman in the Seventies, (Michael Wright, ed.) New York: DC Comics (1999; story first pub. in Detective Comics #442, August-September 1974); pg. 166.||Rick Halstrom: "Mason, Doug, and I have discussed calling the place 'Red Baron Field' or 'Richthofen Aerodrome' . . . "; Doug Garth: "Something corny with appeal, Ben! Get old WWI cosumtes -- exaggerated stuff -- an' do dogfights -- comic send-ups of the 'old days'! Crowds will eat it up! "|
|historical people||Iceland||1945||Millar, Mark. Ultimates Vol. 1: Super-Human. New York: Marvel Comics Group (2002) [Graphic novel reprint of The Ultimates #1-6]; pg. Chap. 1, pg. 3.||[Aboard U.S. forces airplane over North Atlantic, en route to a Nazi base in Iceland.] Pg. 3: "Hitler wiring you Dollars or Deutschmarks to knock Allied morale, Kowalski? "; Pg. 18: "You're too late, Captain. The missile has already been launched. Who do you think shall command the Allied Forces once Washington has been wiped from the map, eh? Comrade Stalin, perhaps? That fat little Englishman with the face like a bulldog's rear end " [Referring to Winston Churchill]|
|historical people||Iceland||1986||Cox, Greg. The Eugenics Wars: The Rise and Fall of Khan Noonien Singh: Volume One (Star Trek). New York: Pocket Books (2001); pg. 370.||Pg. 370: Mikhail Gorbachev; Ronald Reagan [historic summit, many more refs., pg. 370-378]; Pg. 274: Walter Mondale; Pg. 377: Nancy Reagan|
|historical people||Idaho||1985||Dick, Philip K. In Milton Lumky Territory. Pleasantville, NY: Dragon Press (1985); pg. 10.||Pg. 10: Davey Crocket cap with tail; Pg. 67: Albert Einstein; Pg. 89: "'...It seems like another era, like talking about Hoover and the W.P.A...' "; Pg. 193: President Eisenhower|
|historical people||Idaho||2020||Dick, Philip K. & Roger Zelazny. Deus Irae. Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1976); pg. 118.|| "'Have you heard of Albert Einstein?' the female extension of the great computer said...
'Relativity,' Pete said. 'The theory of--' " [Other refs., not in DB. See also pg 119-120, 124.] [This is a new category, begun 24 March 2001.]
|historical people||India||1835||Sterling, S. M. Island in the Sea of Time. New York: Penguin (1998); pg. 526.|| "'Well, there's always the Sir Charles Napier method of cultural reconciliation,' she said. At his raised eyebrows she went on: 'He was a British governor in India, back... in the 1830s. A delegation of Brahmins came to him and complained that he was oppressing them by forbidding suttee, widow-burning, that it was part of their religion.'
'What did he tell them?' Cofflin asked, curious.
'Roughly... 'It is your custom to burn widows. We also have a custom. When men burn a woman alive, we take those men, tie a rope around their necks, and hang them. Build your funeral pyre; beside it my carpenters will build a gallows. You may follow your national custom. And then we will follow ours.' ' "
|historical people||India: Calcutta||1971||O'Neil, Dennis. "Daugher of the Demon " in Batman in the Seventies, (Michael Wright, ed.) New York: DC Comics (1999; story first pub. in Batman #232, June 1971); pg. 144.||Ra's al Ghul: "That must be it! As Napoleon once remarked in private conversation . . . waiting is the medicine of the weak! "|
|historical people||India: Calcutta||1977||Simmons, Dan. Song of Kali. New York: Tor (1998; c. 1985); pg. 9.||Pg. 9: "'...because Gandhi . . . Mohandas, not Indira...' "; Pg. 47: Ruben (painter); Pg. 130: "'...How did your ex-President Johnson put it . . . to declare war on poverty? One would think that his war in Vietnam would have satisfied him.' "; Pg. 157: "His style reminded me of N. C. Wyeth's--an illustrator's version of impressionism. "; Pg. 161-162: "Kennedy's half-dollars "|
|historical people||Ireland||2030||Hogan, James P. Entoverse. New York: Ballantine (1991); pg. 81.||Pg. 81: "'...They're taught that Saint Patrick converted the island in the fifth century, and they've remained staunchly faithful ever since.'
'That's what I always thought, too,' Hunt said. 'Not that it's a subject I've ever had much reason to get involved in, especially.'
'They didn't ally with the Roman Church until the sixteenth century--more than a thousand years later; and that was only as a gesture of defiance against the English after Henry VIII broke away...' "; Pg. 82: Saint Patrick; "'...long before Caesar crossed the Channel.'
'Let me see, every English schoolboy knows that. Fifty-five B.C., yes?'
Pg. 103: Henry VIII; Winston Churchill; Pg. 286: Erwin Schrodinger; Pg. 355: Julius Caesar
|historical people||Israel||1979||Ing, Dean. Soft Targets. New York: Tor (1996; c. 1979); pg. 68.||Yossuf Uri|
|historical people||Italy||1943||Ondaatje, Michael. The English Patient. London, UK: Bloomsbury (1996; c. 1992); pg. 56.||Pg. 50: Franklin D. Roosevelt; Pg. 56: "I think this was the Villa Bruscoli. Poliziano--the great protég?of Lorenzo. I'm talking about 1483. In Florence, in Santa Trinita Church, you can see the painting of the Medicis with Poliziano in the foreground, wearing a red cloak. "; Pg. 70: Piero della Francesca frescoes [May be other refs. to historical people, not in DB. But nothing major.]|
|historical people||Italy||1996||Knight, Damon. Humpty Dumpty: An Oval. New York: Tor (1996); pg. 37.||Pg. 37: "...until she was in the flower of her girlhood, like the young Sunny von Bulow you see in photographs just before she was first married... " Pg. 54: "She baked cakes for birthdays... our desserts were ice cream, Jell-O, and fruit. We ate a good deal of Velveeta, Campbell's soup, Wonder bread and margarine... Hershey's with almonds, 3 Musketeers, Snickers, Baby Ruth, and the penny candies... "|
|historical people||Luna||2053||Rucker, Rudy. Freeware. New York: Avon (1998; c. 1997); pg. 157.||Pg. 157, 160, 204-205, etc: A place named 'Einstein'; Pg. 175-176: Salvador Dali|
|historical people||Maine||1972||Bernott, Joan. "The Test-Tube Creature, Afterward " in Again, Dangerous Visions (Harlan Ellison, ed.) Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1972); pg. 405.||"...old volume of Wyeth paintings... He found his favorite, 'Distant Thunder,'... "|
|historical people||Mars||1994||Dick, Philip K. Martian Time-Slip. New York: Ballantine (1981; c. 1964); pg. 10.||Pg. 10: "Franklin D. Roosevelt Mountain " (Other refs., e.g. pg. 13, 17, 78, 187, etc.); Pg. 13: Senator Taft Canal; Pg. 14: Alger Hiss; Pg. 15: Sir Francis Drake; Abraham Lincoln; Julius Caesar; Winston Churchill; Thomas Edison (also pg. 153); Pg. 22: Samuel Gompers; Pg. 63: Dwight D. Eisenhower; Pg. 64: Ben-Gurion; Pg. 65-66: Herbert Hoover; Pg. 66: J. Edgar Hoover; Pg. 152: Philip Second of Spain; Tiberius; Pg. 170: George Washington; Pg. 202: Henry Wallace (also pg. 205, 208)|
|historical people||Mars||2011||Zubrin, Robert. First Landing. New York: Ace Books (2002; c. 2001); pg. 21.||Pg. 21: "The pen of an epic poet like Homer or Milton, or a great historian like Herodotus or Thucydides, should be here to record the experience for future generations. "; Pg. 25: "Ah, Rebecca, goddess with the mind of an Einstein in the body of the young Kelly McGillis. And the heart of Joan of Arc, La Passionara, Bernadette Devlin. "; Pg. 30: Annie Oakley; Pg. 38: "'...A century ago one dreamer who led us to Mars was Percival Lowell, a scientist who thought he saw canals spanning this planet, bringing water from its poles to a thirsty civilization...' " [More about Lowell]; Pg. 180: Sally Ride|
|historical people||Mars||2150||McHugh, Maureen F. China Mountain Zhang. New York: Tor (1992); pg. 98.||"Then we go to see my fourteen goats and I tell their names; Einstein, Jellybean, Eskimo, Constantina, Miss Shapiro, Lucy, Kate-the-Shrew, Lilith..., Hai-hong, Machina Jones, Amelia, Angela, Carmin and Cleopatra. "|
|historical people||Massachusetts||1970||White, E. B. The Trumpet of the Swan. New York: Harper & Row (1970); pg. 116.||Pg. 116: "On and on he flew, toward Boston, which is the capital of Massachusetts, and which is famous for its baked beans, its codfish, its tea parties, its Cabots, its Lowells, its Saltonstalls, and its Swan Boats. ";
Pg. 125: Queen Elizabeth
|historical people||Massachusetts||2012||Baxter, Stephen. Manifold: Time. New York: Ballantine (2000); pg. 359.||"At the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, even the walls bore the names of scientific gods: Archimedes and Darwin and Newton and Faraday and Pasteur and Lavoisier. "|
|historical people||Massachusetts||2314||Steele, Allen. Chronospace. New York: Ace Books (2001); pg. 242.||Pg. 244: "'When was the first computer invented?' Vasili asked.
'If you mean the very first one, that was designed by Charles Babbage sometime in the 1820s, but it was never actually . . .' "; Pg. Einstein
|historical people||Massachusetts: Nantucket||1998||Sterling, S. M. Island in the Sea of Time. New York: Penguin (1998); pg. 11.||Pg. 11: LBJ [Lyndon Baynes Johnson]; Pg. 102: Einstein; Pg. 103: Augustus; Pontius Pilate; Pg. 134: Henry VIII; pg. 208: Agamemnon; Pg. 209: Copernicus; Pg. 218: Columbus; Pg. 227: "A series of Escher prints... "; Pg. 245: LBJ; McNamara; Pg. 255: Cleopatra; Frederick Douglass; Sojourner Truth; Pg. 283: a ship named Frederick Douglass (also pg. 379, 439, 454, 459, some other refs.); Pg. 379: a ship named Harriet Tubman (also pg. 439, 451, some other refs.); Pg. 428: Pavlov; Pg. 442: Napoleon; Pg. 442: General Lee (Civil War); Pg. 457: Magellan; Pg. 513: Newton; Laplace; Pg. 551: Pres. Lincoln; Pg. 575: Napoleon|
|historical people||Mexico||1991||Ing, Dean. The Nemesis Mission. New York: Tor (1991); pg. 3.||Pg. 3: "If a man could discover a hidden passageway into a temple, it was just barely possible that he might find the kind of ceremonial place that had made Ruz Lhullier famous, midway through the century. "; Pg. 45: Caligula; Pg. 266, 316: Columbus; P. 305: Attila [the Hun]|
|historical people||Mexico||1998||Ing, Dean. The Skins of Dead Men. New York: Tom Doherty Associates (1998); pg. 59.||Evel Knieval|
|historical people||Michigan||1990||Weiner, Andrew. "Empire of the Sun " in Again, Dangerous Visions (Harlan Ellison, ed.) Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1972); pg. 725.||"A jungle of metal pylons rusts away, in the static factories of Detroit. He seeks help. Where is Henry Ford? Where Superman? But there is no one. "|
|historical people||Nevada||1986||Cox, Greg. The Eugenics Wars: The Rise and Fall of Khan Noonien Singh: Volume One (Star Trek). New York: Pocket Books (2001); pg. 338.||Christa McAuliffe|
|historical people||Nevada||2024||Steele, Allen. Chronospace. New York: Ace Books (2001); pg. 258.||"Now he knew how J. Robert Oppenheimer must have felt. "|
|historical people||New Hampshire||1977||Simmons, Dan. Song of Kali. New York: Tor (1998; c. 1985); pg. 16.||Pg. 16: Jamie Wyeth (painter); Pg. 17: Jimmy Carter|
|historical people||New Jersey||1986||Hubbard, L. Ron. Mission Earth Vol. 6: Death Quest. Los Angeles, CA: Bridge Publications (1986); pg. 173.||Pg. 173: Jesse James; Pg. 238: George Washington|
|historical people||New Jersey||1997||Martin, Les. The Host (X-Files). New York: HarperCollins (1997); pg. 66.||"The paper was one that usually featured front-page headlines about kidnappings on flying saucers or John F. Kennedy alive in a secret asylum or Elvis showing up at a party. "|
|historical people||New Jersey||1998||Steele, Allen. Chronospace. New York: Ace Books (2001); pg. 141.||Teddy Roosevelt; Franklin Roosevelt|
|historical people||New Mexico||1540 C.E.||Ing, Dean. "Anasazi " in Anasazi. New York: Tor (1987; c. 1979); pg. 125.||"Over two centuries later the settlement was to be named Pueblo San Saba by a user of another sort, Francisco Vasquez de Coronodo. Spanish technology of 1540 A.D. was modest, but the users allowed themselves to speculate. "|
|historical people||New Mexico||1998||Ing, Dean. The Skins of Dead Men. New York: Tom Doherty Associates (1998); pg. 247.||"'All right, David Copperfield, how'd you disappear him?' "|
|historical people||New Mexico||3000||Williamson, Jack. Terraforming Earth. New York: Tor (2001); pg. 95.||"Her manager invented the on a Lisa name to fit the da Vinci painting she had tattooed on her belly. "; Pg. 131: Was going to name her son Leonardo|
|historical people||New York: New York City||1940||Barnes, Steven. Far Beyond the Stars (Star Trek: DS9). New York: Pocket Books (1998); pg. 69.||Pg. 69: "She was Henry Armstrong, Welterweight Champ of the world. Ban! She was Joe Louis, greatest boxer who ever lived. "; Pg. 73: Billy Rose's Aquacade|
|historical people||New York: New York City||1949||Bear, Greg. Vitalis. New York: Ballantine (2002); pg. 303.|| "'This must have been taken by a Russian photographer... There was a big Communist Party-sponsored conference in New York in 1949, the 'Cultural and Scientific Congress for World Peace.' Also known as the Waldorf Conference. Bigwigs and celebrities came from all over the world to attend. Pre-McCarthy, of course. I think there was coverage in Life magazine.'
'So who are they?'
...'The fellow on the left is a novelist, Alexander Fadeyev. He was head of the Soviet Writers' Union. Just another Colonel Klink in Stalin's zoo--'I see nothing, I hear nothing!' Next to him is Norman Mailer, the original Stormin' Norman, an Jewish of course. This guy is Arthur Miller, also Jewish. Married Marilyn Monroe, who some say slept with John F. Kennedy. Between them is Dmitri Shostakovich. Pretty good composer, struggled with Stalin for years...' "
|historical people||New York: New York City||1953||Barnes, Steven. Far Beyond the Stars (Star Trek: DS9). New York: Pocket Books (1998); pg. 87.||Pg. 87: Rocky Marciano; Joe Louis|
|historical people||New York: New York City||1953||Knight, Damon. "Babel II " in The Best of Damon Knight. Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday (1976; c. 1953); pg. 79.||"Pricing was a problem, but it was being solved in a forthright manner: above each counter, the main items of the store's stock in trade were displayed, each with one or two bills pasted to it. Cigarettes--George Washington. A fifth of whisky--Alexander Hamilton and Abraham Lincoln. A can of ersatzized meat--Andre Jackson. "|
|historical people||New York: New York City||1955||Knight, Damon. "You're Another " in Far Out. New York: Simon and Schuster (1961; c. 1955); pg. 128.||Pg. 128: Cezanne (painter); Pg. 134: "What if the apple hadn't fallen on Newton's head? What if O'Dwyer had never left Ireland? "; Pg. 151: Julius Caesar|
|historical people||New York: New York City||1956||Knight, Damon. "A Likely Story " in The Best of Damon Knight. Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday (1976; c. 1956); pg. 223.||Pg. 223: "'Maxwell had the theory of the perfect heat pump--it would work if you could only find a so-called demon, about the size of a molecule, that would bat all the hot molecules one way, and all the cold ones the other.' "; Pg. 224: "'...Like Watt, like Edison, Galileo... Goodyear, Morse, Whitney--' "|
|historical people||New York: New York City||1984||Cox, Greg. The Eugenics Wars: The Rise and Fall of Khan Noonien Singh: Volume One (Star Trek). New York: Pocket Books (2001); pg. 272.|| "He stared in confusion at the woman's incongruous outfit. A cloth patch depicting the space shuttle was affixed to one side of her zippered, navy-blue flight suit, while an embroidered NASA nametag identified her as SALLY RIDE. The American astronaut? he wondered, utterly baffled. What was she doing in Delhi, and why did Seven call her Roberta?
'Oh, don't mind the costume,' she said... 'I came here straight from the Halloween Parade in the Village. As you can see, I was going as Sally Ride, the first American woman in space.' She winked at Seven, sharing a private joke. 'As far as anyone knows.' "
|historical people||New York: New York City||1984||Cox, Greg. The Eugenics Wars: The Rise and Fall of Khan Noonien Singh: Volume One (Star Trek). New York: Pocket Books (2001); pg. 273.||Pg. 273: "'The papers all claimed that what's-her-name in England, Louise Brown, was the world's first test-tube baby, but we know better, don't we?' "; Pg. 273-274: "'You may be interested to know, Noon Singh, that Rajiv Gandhi, Mrs. Gandhi's son, has been sworn in as the new prime minister.' "; Pg. 273: "...that his innate superiority, both mental and physical, meant that he must ultimately make his mark on history, just like Alexander and Caesar and Ashoka. "|
|historical people||New York: New York City||1986||Hubbard, L. Ron. Mission Earth Vol. 2: Black Genesis. Los Angeles, CA: Bridge Publications (1986); pg. 200.||Pg. 200: John Dillinger; Pg. 220: Al Capone; Pg. 268-269: Carolus Magnus (Charles the Great, Charlemagne|
|historical people||New York: New York City||2000||Cerasini, Marc. Godzilla 2000. New York: Random House (1997); pg. 306.||"...Central Park... white marble statue of Christopher Columbus... "|
|historical people||New York: New York City||2000||Smith, Dean Wesley. Spider-Man: Emerald Mystery. New York: Berkeley Boulevard Books (2000); pg. 25.||"Over breakfast I had promised Mary Jane that I would look into what caused her friend, Trish Mathews, to suddenly become a Bonnie of Bonnie and Clyde fame and stick up a bank. "|
|historical people||New York: New York City||2001||Castro, Adam-Troy. Spider-Man: Revenge of the Sinister Six. New York: BP Books (2001); pg. 253.||Pg. 253: "accused spy, Alfred Dreyfuss "; Pg. 424: President Jimmy Carter; Pg. 426: Al Capone; Pg. 427: Henry Ford|
|historical people||New York: New York City||2002||Friesner, Esther M. Men in Black II. New York: Ballantine (2002); pg. 30.||Pg. 30: "...escaped from an Edward Hopper painting and refused to go back. "; Pg. 34: "Having done his part for the ranks of amateur Dear Abbys everywhere... "; Pg. 115: "The Macedonian Greeks under Alexander the Great... Julius Caesar " [More.]; Pg. 117: General George S. Patton|
|historical people||New York: New York City||2002||Knight, Damon. Why Do Birds. New York: Tor (1992); pg. 38.|| "'Depends on what you mean by practical. Frank Lloyd Wright drew plans for a mile-high tower in the thirties, and Paolo Solei had some plans for even bigger structures, but they never came to anything.'
'Well, anything that tall would be a hazard to planes, especially if it was near a major airport. And there just never seemed to be a good reason to do it. It doesn't make economic sense to build high except in the core areas of big cities, where the land costs so much that you can't afford to build low. Even there, when you get above a thousand feet, the wind load problems multiply, the damn thing sways like a flagpole, and you get more headaches than you're paying for.' "
|historical people||New York: New York City||2002||Millar, Mark. Ultimates Vol. 1: Super-Human. New York: Marvel Comics Group (2002) [Graphic novel reprint of The Ultimates #1-6]; pg. Chap. 3, pg. 2.||Jan Pym/Wasp: "...but until Georgia Armani designs a range of casual-wear for sixty foot men, I'm afraid the leather all-in-one will have to do. "|
|historical people||New York: New York City||2002||Millar, Mark. Ultimates Vol. 1: Super-Human. New York: Marvel Comics Group (2002) [Graphic novel reprint of The Ultimates #1-6]; pg. Chap. 3, pg. 4.||Tony Stark/Iron Man [looking at newly found Captain America, who was frozen in ice for 50+ years]: "It's like something out of a Joseph Campbell book, Generay Fury. A country's gratest hero coming back in the hour he's needed most? "|
|historical people||New York: New York City||2002||Millar, Mark. Ultimates Vol. 1: Super-Human. New York: Marvel Comics Group (2002) [Graphic novel reprint of The Ultimates #1-6]; pg. Chap. 3, pg. 17.||Nick Fury: "Five thousand technicians, ten thousand support troops, a headquarters designed by Norman Foster and an all-star gala opening night. "|
|historical people||New York: New York City||2002||Millar, Mark. Ultimates Vol. 1: Super-Human. New York: Marvel Comics Group (2002) [Graphic novel reprint of The Ultimates #1-6]; pg. Chap. 3, pg. 21.||Steve Rogers/Captain America: "Kevlar costume, Captain America jet, Captain America tank; I feel like I'm playing with my old G.I. Joe again, Mister President. "; Pres. George W. Bush: "Is he as strong as you expected, General? "; Nick Fury: "Stronger, sir. "; Pres. Bush: "Is he smart? "; Fury: Tactically off the scale, Mister President... Add this Thunder God guy to the mix plus all the other Super-Soldiers Banner can create from Cap's blood and I don't see anyone acting up for a while. Do you, sir? "; Pres. Bush: "No, I don't, General Fury. No, I don't. Well, what's your verdict on the 21st century, Captain America? Cool or uncool? "; Rogers/Captain America: "Cool, Mister President. Definitely cool. " [Page includes 5 images of Pres. Bush.]|
|historical people||New York: New York City||2002||Millar, Mark. Ultimates Vol. 1: Super-Human. New York: Marvel Comics Group (2002) [Graphic novel reprint of The Ultimates #1-6]; pg. Chap. 4, pg. 5.||Jan Pym/Wasp [speaking to Steve Rogers/Captain America]: "I mean, here ou are, all cheekbones and six-pack like some kind of Calvin Klein model, but the second you open your mouth you sound as ancient as my dear, old Dad. "|
|historical people||New York: New York City||2002||Millar, Mark. Ultimates Vol. 1: Super-Human. New York: Marvel Comics Group (2002) [Graphic novel reprint of The Ultimates #1-6]; pg. Chap. 4, pg. 7.||Better Ross: "I mean, Stark's in space, Fury was called into that meeting with Cheney and now Captain America and the Wasp are trying to avenge some stupid Frank Sinatra albums. " ['Cheney' here is Vice President Dick Cheney.]|
|historical people||New York: New York City||2002||Millar, Mark. Ultimates Vol. 1: Super-Human. New York: Marvel Comics Group (2002) [Graphic novel reprint of The Ultimates #1-6]; pg. Chap. 4, pg. 14.||Nick Fury: "And I'll tell you the one guy alive who could do a convincing Tony Stark--From Hell's Johnny Depp. "; Jan Pym/Wasp: What? Depp's too much of a pretty-body. Stark's a crazy kind of Howard Hughes character. I'd rather see someone with more of an eccentric range. "|
|historical people||New York: New York City||2002||Millar, Mark. Ultimates Vol. 1: Super-Human. New York: Marvel Comics Group (2002) [Graphic novel reprint of The Ultimates #1-6]; pg. Chap. 6, pg. 6.||Thor [answering questions for a television reporter on the scene of the recent battle between the Ultimates and the Hulk]: "No, helping the Ultimates does not mean I'm suddenly one of Bush's little Super-Commandos, Mister Stern. By that logic, wouldn't stopping to help an advertising executive with a flat tire mean you've automatically joined Procter and Gamble? " [Referring to Pres. George Bush.]|
|historical people||New York: New York City||2015||Westerfeld, Scott. Polymorph. New York: Penguin (1997); pg. 17.||Pg. 17: FDR Freeway (also pg. 18); Pg. 77: JFK (airport); Pg. 179: "Later, King discovery would be compared with Chomsky's or Saussure's. In short, he had discovered the first universal grammar in silicon. "; Pg. 182: "'...I told them they were getting bounced by some of the Kennedy-Schwarzeneggers.' "|
|historical people||New York: New York City||2025||Dick, Philip K. The Penultimate Truth. New York: Dell (1964); pg. 9.||"...the authentic long-ago dug up Epstein bust in the niche that divided the west wall shelves of books, where Joseph Adams kept his reference texts on TV commercials of the last, past, great twentieth century, in particular the religious and the Mars candy bar inspired creations of Stan Freberg. "|
|historical people||New York: New York City||2028||Hogan, James P. The Two Faces of Tomorrow. New York: Baen (1997; c. 1979); pg. 83.||Pg. 83: Kennedy Airport; Pg. 117: Rockefeller Center|
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