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(1897-1972) US editor and author, known now mainly for The Vanguard of Venus: Presented with the Compliments of Amazing Stories (1928 chap), a story published as a pamphlet to advertise the magazine: a geologist is abducted Underground by Aliens from Venus, who are about to invade Earth for lebensraum; sure that no one will believe his tale, they release him. A sequel, "Operation Venus" (March 1948 The Gorgon), carries the tale onwards, irresolutely. [JC]
born Colorado: 14 January 1897
died Colorado Springs: July 1972
- The Vanguard of Venus: Presented with the Compliments of Amazing Stories (New York: Experimenter Publishing Company, 1928) [story: chap: pb/]
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