(1906-1954) Australian playwright, scriptwriter and author whose novels are adventure thrillers without fantastic content. His only known sf story, "The Gland Men of the Island" (January 1931 Wonder Stories; vt "The Ho-Ming Gland" February 1933 Amazing), is a Yellow Peril tale set on a Pacific Island, where a Mad Scientist is creating Apes as Human monsters. [JC]
see also: T O'Conor Sloane.
Malcolm R Afford
born Adelaide, South Australia: 8 April 1906
died Sydney, New South Wales: 2 November 1954
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