KELLEY, Thomas P.
(?1905-1982)
   Ex-prizefighter and, in his own description, "King of the Canadian pulp writers", author mostly of adventure fiction and "true crime", as well as of the sf novel "A Million Years in the Future" (1940 Weird Tales), which never reached book form. Four fantasy novels are IFound Cleopatra (1938 Weird Tales; cut 1946), The Face that Launched a Thousand Ships (fixup 1941), Tapestry Triangle (1946 UK), featuring an immortal Chinese and a race of Amazons, and The Gorilla's Daughter (1950). He contributed under pseudonyms, including Gene Bannerman, Roy P. Devlinand Valentine North, to the Canadian UNCANNY TALES and wrote 40 scripts for Out of the Night, a radio programme specializing in supernatural tales.
   PN/JC
   See also: CANADA; WEAPONS.

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