"Johnny Mnemonic"

Title"Johnny Mnemonic"
Year for Search1981
AuthorsGibson, William [Ford](b. 1948)
Secondary TitleOmni
Volume / Edition3.8
Pagination56-58, 60-63, 98-99
Date PublishedMay 1981
KeywordsCanadian author, Male author, US author
Annotation

Early cyberpunk dystopia. See 1995 Gibson for a screenplay version and 1995 Bisson for a novel based on the story. 

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in The Best of Omni No. 6 (New York: Omni Publications, 1983), 16-22; The Second Omni Book of Science Fiction. Ed. Ellen [Sue] Datlow (New York: Zebra Books, nd), 355-79; and in his Burning Chrome (London: Victor Gollancz, 1986), 6-27. Rpt. London: Grafton, 1988), 14-36. U. S. ed. (New York: Arbor House, 1987), 6-27

Info Notes

A film was made in 1995 directed by Robert Longo (b. 1953) with the screenplay by Gibson. The screenplay was published together with the original story as Johnny Mnemonic. New York: Ace Books, 1995

See 1995 Bisson for a novel based on the story.

Holding Institutions

Can, MoU-St, PSt

Author Note

The author (b. 1948) was born in the U. S. and moved to Canada in 1967.

Full Text

1981 Gibson, William [Ford] (b. 1948). “Johnny Mnemonic.” Omni 3.8 (May 1981): 56-58, 60-63, 98-99. Rpt. in The Best of Omni No. 6 (New York: Omni Publications, 1983), 16-22; The Second Omni Book of Science Fiction. Ed. Ellen [Sue] Datlow (New York: Zebra Books, nd), 355-79; and in his Burning Chrome (London: Victor Gollancz, 1986), 6-27. Rpt. London: Grafton, 1988), 14-36. U. S. ed. (New York: Arbor House, 1987), 6-27. A film was made in 1995 directed by Robert Longo (b. 1953) with the screenplay by Gibson. The screenplay was published together with the original story as Johnny Mnemonic. New York: Ace Books, 1995. Can, MoU-St, PSt

Early cyberpunk dystopia. See 1995 Bisson for a novel based on the story. The author was born in the U. S. and moved to Canada in 1967.