Charles Spain Verral


Real Name
Charles Spain Verral
Year of Birth
November 7, 1904
Place of Birth
Ontario, Canada
Year of Death
April 1, 1990
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Charles Spain Verral (November 7, 1904 – April 1, 1990) was an author and illustrator born in Ontario, Canada. Although he never became a best-selling writer, Verral's work is loved by many who read it. He wrote Street & Smith's Bill Barnes pulp series novels, among others. Among the most widely read of his books are the Brains Benton Mysteries, a six book series published from 1959 to 1961. He also published many other children's works, including Lassie, Rin Tin Tin, and Popeye.

PersonalHistory Edit


  • Captain of the Ice, 1955
  • Annie Oakley Sharpshooter, 1956
  • Lassie and the Daring Rescue, 1956
  • Rin Tin Tin and the Outlaw, 1957
  • The Lone Ranger and Tonto, 1957
  • Rin Tin Tin and the Hidden Treasure, 1958
  • Lassie and Her Day in the Sun, 1958
  • JETS, 1971
  • Babe Ruth, Sultan of Swat, 1976
  • Popeye Climbs a Mountain, 1980
  • Popeye and the Haunted House, 1980
  • Popeye Goes Fishing, 1983





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Charles Spain Verral Gallery

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