Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author, House name.
A House Name of Better Publications, used originally in the magazines Startling Stories and Captain Future for five short Captain Future novels, three of which – "The Star of Dread" (Captain Future 1943), "Magic Moon" (Captain Future 1944) and "Red Sun of Danger" (Startling Stories 1945; vt Danger Planet 1968) – were by Edmond Hamilton. Two Sterling Captain Future stories by Joseph Samachson are "Days of Creation" (Captain Future 1944; vt The Tenth Planet 1969) and "Worlds to Come" (Captain Future 1943). The Sterling pseudonym was used once more by Hamilton for "Never the Twain Shall Meet" (Fall 1946 Thrilling Wonder) and once by Ray Bradbury for "Referent" (October 1948 Thrilling Wonder). [PN]
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