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Black Book Detective eBook #93 Spring 1951 - [Download] #RE1140
Black Book Detective #93 eBook Spring 1951
 

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Radio Archives Pulp Classics
Black Book Detective eBook
#93 Spring 1951
 
Total Pulp Experience. These exciting pulp adventures have been beautifully reformatted for easy reading as an eBook and features every story, every editorial, and every column of the original pulp magazine.
 
Black Book Detective magazine was probably best known for its long-running series of adventure stories featuring the crimefighter known as The Black Bat. But The Black Bat didn't appear until six years into the magazine's run with the July 1939 issue. The magazine first hit the newsstands with the June 1933 issue.  For the next six years, it tried different approaches.  Issue one began with a featured novel and several backup short stories.  The following year it started promoting "three new complete novels" in each magazine, but abandoned that approach after four issues. It then tried shorter novelets, combined with short stories.  In 1935 and 1936, it tried the "weird menace" approach, featuring scantily-clad women in peril on the covers, then switched back to hard crime.  In 1938 they tried featuring recurring characters in their main novel.  Gentleman thief Raffles appeared in two consecutive issues. Jonathan Drake, Ace Manhunter appeared in three issues.
 
The editors struck gold with The Black Bat, who first appeared in the July 1939 issue.  Supposedly blind District Attorney Tony Quinn was secretly the master crime fighter known as The Black Bat. The stories were credited to the house name of G. Wayman Jones, but in actuality were written mainly by Norman A. Daniels. The Black Bat stories ran exclusively in the bi-monthly Black Book Detective magazine until it finally printed its last issue in the Winter of 1953. Black Book Detective returns in these vintage pulp tales, reissued for today’s readers in electronic format.
 
Table of Contents:
 
A Full-Length Novel
The Dangerous Corpse
by Norman A. Daniels writing as G. Wayman Jones
Who killed the girl in the ramshackle room?
 
A Complete Novelet
Murder Stalks The Big Top
by H.C. Butler
Myra was a sexy number — and her number was up!
 
The Unarmed Sniper — Short Story
by Len Zinberg
There’s more than one way to skin a cat — or murder a man...
 
The Purse — Short Story
by Harold Helfer
A church is no place to break the 8th Commandment.
 
A Little Psychology — Short Story
by Arnold Grant
Using your noodle may be dangerous — even deadly!
 
See You At The Morgue — Short Story
by Russell Branch
— but don’t tell them I sent you!
 
The Crime Quiz — Special Feature
by The Old Sarge
Have you a criminal mind?
 
Six-Legged Lawbreaker — Special Feature
by Carter Critz
Before you reach for the DDT — read this!
 
The Reader Writes — The Mailbag
Here’s where you can speak your piece and no holds barred
 
Murder By Experts — A Guide
What’s new in murder and crime fiction?
 
What’s Your Alibi? — Various
Crooks are the craziest people — and this proves it!
 
Off the Record — Department
A department where readers and the editor meet.
 
Radio Archives Pulp Classics line of eBooks are of the highest quality and feature the great Pulp Fiction stories of the 1930s-1950s. All eBooks produced by Radio Archives are available in ePub and Mobi formats for the ultimate in compatibility. If you have a Kindle, the Mobi version is what you want. If you have an iPad/iPhone, Android, or Nook, then the ePub version is what you want.

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