Luigi, Belli

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An Australian House Name or more likely pseudonym used by Australian author G C Bleeck (1907-1971), author of a large number of Westerns under various names including Brad Cordell, and of thrillers under his own name. As Belli, he is responsible for some short sf in Thrills Incorporated and several novella-length tales of sf interest published in the sister magazine Scientific Thrillers, usually as whole issues. These include Cosmic Calamity (1949 chap), featuring a Mad Scientist, a Ray Gun and a quest for world domination; Death Has No Weight (1949 chap), featuring an Antigravity machine; Lightning Crime (1949 chap), in which Invisibility is exploited by criminals; Crime Flies (1950 chap; vt The Metal Monster 1950), featuring a remote-controlled flying Robot; The Glowing Globe (anth 1950 chap), Luigi's title story being a Time Travel tale; and Master-Mind Menace (1950 chap), involving Identity Transfer. [JC]

Gordon Clive Bleeck

born Australia: 2 July 1907

died Australia: 21 April 1971

works

series

Bill Duggan

  • Cosmic Calamity (Sydney, New South Wales: Transport Publishing, 1949) [novella: chap: Scientific Thriller series: Bill Duggan: pb/Maurice Bramley]
  • Lightning Crime (Sydney, New South Wales: Transport Publishing, 1949) [novella: chap: Scientific Thriller series: Bill Duggan: pb/Maurice Bramley]
  • The Mummy Walks (Sydney, New South Wales: Transport Publishing, 1950) [novella: chap: Scientific Thriller series: Bill Duggan: pb/Maurice Bramley]

individual titles

  • Death Has No Weight (Sydney, New South Wales: Transport Publishing, 1949) [novella: chap: Scientific Thriller series: pb/Maurice Bramley]
  • Depths of Death (Sydney, New South Wales: Transport Publishing, 1950) [novella: chap: Scientific Thriller series: Bill Duggan: pb/Maurice Bramley]
  • Crime Flies (Sydney, New South Wales: Transport Publishing, 1950) [novella: chap: Scientific Thriller series: pb/Maurice Bramley]
    • The Metal Monster (Manchester, England: World Distributors/Sydney Pemberton, 1950) [vt of the above: has also been given as original title with Crime Flies as the vt: pb/]
  • Curse of the Mummy (Sydney, New South Wales: Transport Publishing, 1950) [novella: chap: Scientific Thriller series: pb/Maurice Bramley]
  • The Glowing Globe (Sydney, New South Wales: Transport Publishing, 1950) [novella plus story by another hand: anth: chap: Scientific Thriller series: pb/Maurice Bramley]
  • Master-Mind Menace (Sydney, New South Wales: Transport Publishing, 1950) [novella: chap: Scientific Thriller series: pb/Maurice Bramley]
  • Toppling Terror (Sydney, New South Wales: Transport Publishing, 1950) [novella: chap: Scientific Thriller series: pb/Maurice Bramley]
  • The Lost Underworld (Sydney, New South Wales: Transport Publishing, 1950) [novella: chap: Scientific Thriller series: pb/Maurice Bramley]
  • The Freezing Peril Strikes (Sydney, New South Wales: Transport Publishing, 1951) [novella: chap: Scientific Thriller series: pb/Maurice Bramley]

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