Philip Gordon Wylie was an American author born in 1902. His works ranged from pulp science fiction satire, social diatribes, and mysteries to the threat of nuclear holocaust and ecology.
He was a writer o both fiction and nonfiction and even contributed to several Hollywood projects’ screenplays. His works include hundreds of novels, serials, short stories, and works of social criticism. Most of his works contain critical philosophical views about the relationship between society and man.
His interests influenced his writings in psychology, physics, ethnology, and biology. Almost nine movies were made out of his novels and stories. He was one of the most prominent influences on twentieth-century comic books and science pulp fiction magazines.
You can see the influence of scientific and engineering influence on his work. His novels often involved radical topics at that time, like his novel The Disappearance in 1951 explored a world without the opposite gender. It explored the double standards between men and women and touched on homosexuality and women’s rights issues.