Fritz Leiber:
Science Fiction Technology and Ideas
Fritz Leiber (1910-1992) was a noted American author of fantasy, horror and science fiction. Two of his novels were awarded Hugos and two of his short stories were given Hugos as well. His Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser series, written over a period of fifty years, created and defined the "sword and sorcery" genre. He acted in several films, and was an expert fencer and chess player.
Invention/Technology Source Work (Publication Date)

Cheekplate Container - exoskeleton accessory

A Specter is Haunting Texas (1968)

Cyborg Collar - controlled work gangs

A Specter is Haunting Texas (1968)

Exoskeleton (Medical) - first look

A Specter is Haunting Texas (1968)

Force Pencil

Gather Darkness (1943)


The Enchanted Forest (1950)

Mechanical Bride - woman or robot

The Mechanical Bride (1954)

Pail of Air

A Pail of Air (1951)

Pain Canopy

Gather Darkness (1943)

Pressurized Penthouse

Bread Overhead! (1958)

Rod of Wrath - a light sabreur

Gather Darkness (1943)

Slidewalk - conveyor for people

Sanity (1941)

Venus Cities Float In Atmosphere

Bread Overhead! (1958)

Walking Mill

Bread Overhead! (1958)

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