Edmond Moore Hamilton (October 21, 1904 – February 1, 1977) was an American author of science fiction stories and novels during the mid-twentieth century. Something of a child prodigy, he graduated from high school and started college at the age of 14 but dropped out at 17. He was one of the first authors in the science fiction genre. During the 1920’s and 1930 he wrote for all the Science Fiction pulp magazines that were in publication at that time, and contributed horror and thriller stories to other magazines as well. He is well known for his part in the Captain Future series, which he wrote 27 novels and short stories. He also wrote for DC comics, primarily Batman and Superman. He was an incredibly prolific writer.
For more information on Edmond Hamilton and what he wrote see the Internet Speculative Fiction Database.