Captain Jim Hoover, is the hero of a series of popular pulp novels entitled "Alaska Jim" which appeared from 1935 to 1939 with a total of 226 issues in the publishing house Freya, Heidenau. The booklets had 48 pages in the format 11x 17.5 cm.
Each issue is self-contained. The series was banned in 1939 by the Nazis.
In Italy Lotario Vecchi translated it into a series of 28 issues published between 1936 and 1937 by the Saev.