Entry updated 11 August 2018. Tagged: Author.
(1890-1957) US stenographer and short story author, born Pansy Ellen Beach, whose two stories for Hugo Gernsback's Science Fiction Series are located in Australia. The Valley of the Great Ray (1930 chap) is a Lost Race tale set in the desert, while The Man from the Meteor (1932 chap) features invading Aliens who also hole up in the Australian interior. In each case, Rays destroy the hidden civilization. [JC]
Pansy Ellen Beach Black
born Charles City, Iowa: 26 November 1890
died San Antonio, Texas: 12 December 1957
- The Valley of the Great Ray (New York: Stellar Publishing Corporation, 1930) [story: chap: illus/Jno Ruger: pb/nonpictorial]
- The Man from the Meteor (New York: Stellar Publishing Corporation, 1932) [story: chap: pb/nonpictorial]
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