In 1934 a new type of magazine was born. Known by various names — the shudder pulps, mystery-terror magazines, horror-terror magazines — weird menace is the sub-genre term that has survived today. Dime Mystery Magazine was one of the most popular. It came from Popular Publications, whose publisher Harry Steeger was inspired by the Grand Guignol theater of Paris. This breed of pulp story survived less than ten years, but in that time, they became infamous, even to this day. This eBook contains a classic story from the pages of Dime Mystery Magazine, reissued for today’s readers in electronic format.
Table of Contents:
Dime Mystery Magazine — An Introduction
by Will Murray
Skeleton in my Closet — November 1946 issue of Dime Mystery Magazine
by Robert Bloch
In a way it’s fun to stage a murder, particularly if it looks like a “natural death” — unless you suddenly discover, as I did, that you’ve hurled a boomerang kill!
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