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Otis Adelbert Kline

USA (1891 - 1946)

A popular pulp era writer who served on the original Weird Tales editorial staff and appeared frequently in the magazine's early issues, Kline is perhaps best known for his novelistic feud with Edgar Rice Burroughs. He wrote "Planet of Peril" (1929) and two other novels set on the planet Venus and written in the storytelling form of the John Carter of Mars novels, prompting Burroughs to write his own stories set on Venus. In return, Kline wrote two novels set on Mars, as well as several jungle adventurers quite reminiscent of Burroughs's Tarzan.
 
Series
 
Robert Grandon
1. Planet of Peril (1929)
2. Prince of Peril (1930)
3. The Port of Peril (1932)
     aka Buccaneers of Venus
Planet of PerilPrince of PerilThe Port of Peril
 
The Swordsman of MarsThe Outlaws of Mars
 
Short stories
The Thing of a Thousand Shapes (1923)
The Malignant Entity [short story] (1926)
Thirsty Blades (1930) (with E Hoffmann Price)
The Cyclops of Xoatl (1936) (with E Hoffmann Price)
Spotted Satan (1940) (with E Hoffmann Price)
Meteor Men of Mars (1942) (with Harry Cord)
Return of the Undead (1943) (with Frank Belknap Long)


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