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Working name of UK author Victor Joseph Hanson (1920-2001), who began publishing work of genre interest with "The Hands" for Occult Shorts #2 in 1946 as by V J Hanson, and author as Vern Hansen of some routine sf published over a brief span: The Twisters (coll 1963), Creatures of the Mist (1963), in which ape-like Aliens (see Apes as Human) invade from outer space, Claws of the Night (1964) and The Grip of Fear (coll 1964). He was most prolific as an author of Westerns. [JC]
born West Bromwich: 17 October 1920
died London: 11 December 2001
Entry from The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction edited by John Clute, David Langford, Peter Nicholls and Graham Sleight.
Accessed 03:04 am on 20 November 2019.