Death's Deputy

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Death's Deputy
Deaths deputy.jpg
Dust-jacket from the first edition
Author L. Ron Hubbard
Cover artist Lou Goldstone
Country United States
Language English
Genre Fantasy novel
Publisher Fantasy Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardcover, paperback)
Pages 167
OCLC 1132496

Death's Deputy is a fantasy novel by author L. Ron Hubbard.[1][2]

Death's Deputy was first published in book form in 1948 by Fantasy Publishing Company, Inc. in an edition of 700 copies. The novel originally appeared in the February 1940 issue of the magazine Unknown.[3]

Plot introduction[edit]

An air force pilot is unnaturally accident-prone and seemingly cannot be killed.

Publication history[edit]


  1. ^ Chalker, Jack L.; Mark Owings (1998). The Science-Fantasy Publishers: A Bibliographic History, 1923-1998. Westminster, MD and Baltimore: Mirage Press, Ltd. p. 269. 
  2. ^ Tuck, Donald H. (1974). The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy. Chicago: Advent. p. 232. ISBN 0-911682-20-1. 
  3. ^ a b "Unknown Vol. 2, No. 6, February 1940".