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Conklin, Doctor. Doctor Conklin was created by “Calvin Peregoy,” the pseudonym of Thomas Calvert McClary (Flame Hardesty), and appeared in three stories in Astounding Stories from 1934 to 1935, beginning with “Short-Wave Castle” (Astounding Stories, Feb. 1934).

Doctor Conklin is a brilliant inventor and creator of SCIENCE! Conklin discovered how to create gold and used his wealth to create an enormous castle in the Rocky Mountains. In the castle he conducts various experiments, including creating civilizations inhabited by miniature people, eradicating the brain cells which are the cause of evil, and increasing intelligence through the use of cosmic rays.

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