HANCOCK, H(arrie) Irving


HANCOCK, H(arrie) Irving
(1868-1922)
   US martial arts specialist and writer, mostly for boys, who remains of sf interest for the Conquest of the United States sequence - The Invasion of the United States, or Uncle Sam's Boys at the Capture ofBoston (1916), In the Battle for New York, or Uncle Sam's Boys in the Desperate Struggle for the Metropolis (1916), At the Defense of Pittsburgh, or The Struggle to Save America's "Fighting Steel" Supply (1916) and Making the Stand for Old Glory, or Uncle Sam's Boys in the Last Frantic Drive (1916) - set around 1920 and depicting the invasion of the USA by a Germany already victorious in Europe. Slightly advanced airplanes are in evidence, as is much action. Germany loses.
   JC

Science Fiction and Fantasy Encyclopedia. . 2011.


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