Obituary: E.C. Tubb

Author Edwin Charles Tubb (b. 1919) died on September 10. E. C. Tubb was best known for his Dumarest Saga, which ran for thirty-three volumes, and his Cap Kennedy series, written under the pseudonym Gregory Kern. He wrote six novels set in the world of Space: 1999 as well as several stand-alone novels and short stories. Tubb was one of the Guests of Honor at Heicon, the 28th World Science Fiction Convention held in Heidelberg, Germany in 1970 and was one of the co-founders of the British Science Fiction Association.


  1. Geek Radio Daily » Blog Archive » Geek Radio Daily September 17th 2010 — September 17, 2010 @ 6:35 am

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  2. hayley — September 19, 2010 @ 6:54 am

    Lovely man, was my nans partner and made her very happy. He was a kind person and will be sadly missed by all who knew him. Thoughts are with you ted, love from hayley nigel and the kids

  3. Debby — January 19, 2011 @ 3:18 pm

    I was very sad to hear this news. I read his Dumarest Saga as a teenager and it was one of my favorites. My condolences go out to his family.

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