Baxter, Gregory

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Joint pseudonym of Scottish authors John Ressich (1877-1937) and Eric de Banzie (1894-1986), the latter in active service during World War One. In their Near Future Scientific Romance Blue Lightning (1926) a renegade British lord whose ancestry is foreign (see Yellow Peril) plots worldwide chaos with the aid of a Death Ray: Blacks (see Race in SF) will attack America, from within; other races will assault civilization on other continents. The plot is foiled, though the ray causes some damage before it is destroyed. [JC]

John Sellar Matheson Ressich

born Edinburgh, Scotland: 1877 [1887 has also been given]

died London: 1937

Eric de Banzie

born Sandyford, Lanarkshire, Scotland: 1894

died Glasgow, Scotland: 1986

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