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Will Murray's Pulp Classics #27
The Green Lama #2 Audiobook
Babies For Sale & The Wave of Death
by Kendell Foster Crossen writing as Richard Foster
Read by James C. Lewis. Liner Notes by Will Murray
 
 
The jade-robed Buddhist priest who battled crime as The Green Lama is back! Conceived in 1939 at the behest of the editors of Munsey Publications to compete with The Shadow, The Green Lama was the creation of writer Kendell Foster Crossen, who was asked to think up a hero who could lure mystery-minded readers away from The Shadow’s loyal legion of followers.
 
“The basis for the Green Lama came after I’d read a non-fiction book review in the New York Times about an American who really became a lama,” Crossen once recalled. “The book was titled, The Penthouse of the Gods.” 
 
From that gossamer inspiration, the writer spun an outrageously unique superhero. Returning to the States, young Jethro Dumont assumed an alternative identity of the Buddhist cleric, the Reverend Dr. Pali, then began gathering about him a band of civic-minded citizens to join him in his Buddhistic battle against suffering in all forms—particularly those caused by criminals. And aiding him from the shadows, the mysterious Magga, a woman of many faces who had taken an interest in guiding The Green Lama’s campaign against malefactors.
 
It was an outlandish concept. While The Shadow possessed the power to cloud men’s minds after his time in the East, The Green Lama relied on other, even weirder, powers—including the ability to become radioactive and electrically shock opponents into submission! He carried a traditional Tibetan scarf, which he employed to bind and befuddle opponents, and possessed a knowledge of vulnerable nerve centers which he put to good use in hand-and-hand combat. Being a practicing Buddhist, it would not do for The Green Lama pack a pair of .45 automatics a la The Shadow!
 
“The real success of the Lama was because of the mysticism,” Ken Crossen recalled. “We received a tremendous amount of mail about the Lama. People would come into the offices of the publishing company asking to see him. If he wasn’t there, they’d want to talk with Richard Foster.” Foster was the name of the imaginary “author” of the series.
 
James C. Lewis gives a thrilling performance of the mystical Green Lama for two more exciting exploits, Babies for Sale and The Wave of Death, both set in 1940 Hollywood. Om Mani Padme Hum! The Green Lama knows!
 
Babies For Sale
by Kendell Foster Crossen writing as Richard Foster
Read by James C. Lewis
 
Chapter 1: The Sanctuary
Chapter 2: Off to Alcala
Chapter 3: Mayhem — with Apologies
Chapter 4: Jethro Meets Hollywood
Chapter 5: In The Sanctuary
Chapter 6: Evangl Takes a Walk
Chapter 7: Who Is the Green Lama?
Chapter 8: A Screen Test
Chapter 9: Death in the Surgery
Chapter 10: The Green Lama Strikes
 
The Wave of Death
by Kendell Foster Crossen writing as Richard Foster
Read by James C. Lewis
 
Chapter 1: Death Goes to a Seance
Chapter 2: Murder Without a Murderer
Chapter 3: The Green Lama
Chapter 4: The Man in the Tower
Chapter 5: Spirits Won't Talk
Chapter 6: The Baron Kakichi
Chapter 7: The Weapon
Chapter 8: Prest-o—Change-o
Chapter 9: Unwelcome Guests
Chapter 10: Escape to Trouble
Chapter 11: The Straitjacket Murder
 

Will Murray is the Series Producer for Will Murray’s Pulp Classics line of Pulp Audiobooks and Pulp eBooks. Will is the author of over 50 novels in popular series ranging from The Destroyer to Mars Attacks. Collaborating posthumously with the legendary Lester Dent, he has written to date twelve Doc Savage novels, with Skull Island, Death’s Dark Domain, Desert Demons, Horror in Gold, and The Infernal Buddha now available. For National Public Radio, Murray adapted The Thousand-Headed Man for The Adventures of Doc Savage in 1985, and recently edited Doc Savage: The Lost Radio Scripts of Lester Dent for Moonstone Books. He is versed in all things pulp.
 
 
James C. Lewis says he has been a communicator all his life, starting in the first grade, as soon as he learned to write. He brought a note to a girl at school. Unfortunately, she could not read it; neither could his teacher. Since then, his communication skills have sharpened. He has worked in radio, television and newspapers in numerous roles — disk jockey, morning talk show host on television, reporter, photographer. For 13 years, he was a TV weatherman in Nashville. He is now a working actor in New York City, appearing in TV commercials and on audiobooks.

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