Victor Appleton

Victor Appleton

Victor Appleton was a house pseudonym used by the Stratemeyer Syndicate, most famous for being associated with the Tom Swift series of books.

The following series have been published under the Victor Appleton name:

  • Tom Swift, 1910–1941
  • Motion Picture Chums, 1913–1916
  • Moving Picture Boys, 1913–1922
  • Movie Boys, 1926–1927
  • Don Sturdy, 1925-1935
  • Tom Swift, Jr., 1954–1971 (technically, "Victor Appleton II")
  • Tom Swift (Third Series), 1981–1984
  • Tom Swift (Fourth Series), 1991–1993
  • Tom Swift (Terror on the Moons of Jupiter)

These writers have written books as Victor Appleton: Bill McCay, John W. Duffield, W. Bert Foster, Bridget McKenna, Debra Doyle, James D. Macdonald, F. Gwynplaine MacIntyre, Harriet Stratemeyer Adams, Howard R. Garis, Robert E. Vardeman, Steven Grant, William Rotsler, Thomas M. Mitchell and Sharmon Divono.


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Speculative Fiction Novels (6)
1992  The Microbots (Tom Swift (Series 3), #8)
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1991  The Black Dragon (Tom Swift (Series 3), #1)
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1991  The Negative Zone (Tom Swift (Series 3), #2)
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1991  Monster Machine (Tom Swift (Series 3), #5)
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1991  Aquatech Warriors (Tom Swift (Series 3), #6)
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1983  Gateway to Doom (Tom Swift (Series 2), #9)
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Others non-spefi books (1)
1910  Tom Swift and His Motor Cycle (Tom Swift (Series 1), #1)
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