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Fan
Name: KOZ
Alias(es): Paulie Gilmore, PJ Morvant-Alexander, Paullé, P.J. Alexander, Peej, PeeJ, PJ Alexander, KOZ, Xenobia [1]
Type: fanartist
Fandoms: 21 Jump Street, Beauty and the Beast, Man From UNCLE, Miami Vice, Professionals, Quantum Leap, Sentinel, Starsky & Hutch, X-Files Dr. Who, Alien Nation, Robin of Sherwood, Equalizer, Starsky and Hutch, Kiefer/Lou, Invisible Man,Due South
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URL: early art archived here
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KOZ, (or "Kísma Oz") is one pseud for a well-known fanartist and writer, also known as "Paulie."

She is also the publisher of Otter Limits Press/The Presses.

KOZ has illustrated many zines. She became involved in media fandom in 1988 [2] and has illustrated many fan stories: "I have always enjoyed putting the words of talented fan authors into an art form by illustrating their fiction." KOZ was self taught, having used all the Walter Foster books and Cañedo's Book of The Figure to train herself in drawing. She had no art classes in either elementary or high school. However, in 1966 she was accepted into the Ray Vogue School of Design in Chicago, but soon transferred to the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts. She graduated on the Dean's List.

She has worked within The Sentinel and X-Files, Starsky & Hutch, Miami Vice, The Man From U.N.C.L.E., 21 Jump Street, and many other fandoms, both gen and slash. Her romantic slash work has won much attention. Her illustrations are well-known as she has a very recognizable style.[3] From City of Byzantium, which she illustrated, she writes that KOZ equals "Kyzma Oz" and that is is a "'first-wave' U.N.C.L.E. fan."

Outside of fanwork, KOZ also published professionally, producing at least one novel in 2013 on Amazon called Relevance (The Magarelli Series Book 1). This was published under her pseud PJ Morvant-Alexander, which may have possibly been her real name. [4] While the pseud KOZ had a personal website that went down around 2000 or 2001, she had another personal website for PJ Morvant-Alexander here. This website has no more captures past 2016.

Also see her Goodreads page: P.J. Morvant-Alexander (Author of Relevance), Archived version.

KOZ has given blanket permission for her art to appear on Fanlore.

KOZ passed away, possibly in 2017.

Awards

  • 1987 Best 'Zine -- Self-Contained Novel: The Nowhere Man Affair (edited by Paulie and published under her pseud PJ Morvant-Alexander)
  • 1989 'Zine: 11 & 2 #3, Edited by Paulie & Tami Marie

Works

11 & 2 | The 25th Year | 852 Prospect | The 9th Invocation | Achates' Quest | Albion | Albion Special | Apocryphal Albion | Apothecary | Along the Road of Dreams | Antiques and Delectables | Arabian Nights | Arkady (multimedia zine) | As I Do Thee | Assignment: StarStation Sahndahl | Awakenings | Bayou | Beloved Traitor | Black Jag | Blame It On the Night | Blizzard | Blond Blintz Bulletin | The Boys Are Back | Bright Lights, Black Leather | Brit Shriek! | The Broken Cage | Broken Wings | The Brothers Kowalski | Carry On Wayward Son | Casa Cabrillo | Celebration | Chalk and Cheese | The Choir Boys | The Circle of Stones Affair | City of Byzantium | Classified Affairs | Come to Your Senses | Comrades | Crossed Sabers | The Curse of the Black Opal | Crystal Visions | Dee-Pice | Del Floria's Press | Destiny | A Different Corner | Dirtball Dispatch | Doin' the Job | Dr. Bellfriar's Memorial Journal | The Dream Within a Dream Affair | Dyad | Dyad: The Vampire Stories | Enoch Arden | Errantry | Facets | Fever | Fleet | Flight Log of the Atlantis | Fruit Cocktail | The Full Mountie | Funny Business | Gambit | Gatecrashers | Gemini | Grief Has Its Own Time Frame | Gris Gris | Gryffon's Star | Jelly Baby Chronicles | The K/S Art Project | Happy Trails | The Heart of the Matter Affair | Herne's Son | Hot Donuts | I Still Believe | In Deepest Consequence | Invictus | Karmic Concurrence | Here Be Dragons | Here Lies Illya Kuryakin | Holiday Sensations | Interludes | Koon-ut-Cali-Con-program book | L.A. Knights | Legends of the Lost Weyr | The Lesson | Lost and Found | Lost in the Shadows | Love of My Life | Magnificent Seven | Mates | The Maze | McCall's Memoirs | Me and Thee | Menagerie | Miami Spice | Millennium | Missng Links | The Mos Eisley Tribune | Mulder's Spooktown Cafe | Murphy's Law | My Kingdom for an U.N.C.L.E. | Naked Times | Need to Know | New Beginnings | Nightmare | Northwest Passage | Nothing to Hide | The Nowhere Man Affair | On Wings of Light | Once More With Feeling | One Night Stand| One Shot (Starsky and Hutch zine)|One Shot | Our Favorite Things | Panther Tales | Paradigm Shift | Partners | Passages | Pegasus | The Pits | Phone Sex | Pillow Talk | Plain Brown Wrapper | Podnahz | Powerplay | The Practical Cats Affair | Prisoners of the Night | Professional B and D | Professional Dreamer | Promises to Keep | Quantum Mechanics | Questings | Relative Encounters | ReVisions | Roscius Maximus | Rose Tint My World | Sea of Solaris | A Secret Place | The Second Power | Sentiments | Sentry Duty | The Sentry Post | Sinful Simon | South of Heaven | The St. Crispin's Day Society | Starwings | Storms | Storm Sign | Straight to Naughtyville | Swordbrothers | Tales from Sherwood | Tales from the Tomato | Tell Me Something I Don't Know! | The Terra Nostra Underground | Three of Hearts | Timberlake Sendings | Time Distort | Time Log | Traitor Redeemed | The Traitor Within the Gates Affair | Transience | Transitions | Twin Suns | Turn of a Friendly Card | Twisted Sister | U.N.C.L.E. Affairs | U.N.C.L.E. Gold | The Ultimate Star Trek Trivia Game Book | The Web After Dark | Walking in the Sky | The Web After Dark | Wham, Bam, Thank You, Sam! | Wide Open Spaces | Vice Verse | Who's Blake | Wicked Games | Wild Cards | X-istence | Xenozine | Zebra Three

Gallery

References

  1. ^ "We have been asked by Paulie to make a couple of statements on her behalf. First, she would like it announced to those who asked that she and Xenobia are the same person. Xenobia is the name she uses when doing art nouveau." -- from the editorial in Facets #5 (1980). Issue #4 of that zine series credits Paulie as "Zenobia," but that appears to be a typo.
  2. ^ KOZ
  3. ^ Source: KOZ original art portfolio page, May 2000 now offline.
  4. ^ PJ Morvant-Alexander, Amazon. (Accessed 9/29/2020)