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Black Book Detective eBook #82 November 1948 - [Download] #RE405
Black Book Detective eBook #82 November 1948
 

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Radio Archives Pulp Classics
Black Book Detective eBook
#82 November 1948
 
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 Complete Black Bat Novel
City of Hate
By G. Wayman Jones
When rivalry, chaos and intrigue suddenly explode in a welter of murder, the Black Bat is faced by the sternest mystery challenge of his life! Tony Quinn battles to solve the riddle of the Boltons...
 
A Satan Hall Novelet
I Am The Law
By Carroll John Daly
A fighting detective bucks a politically protected racketeer when he barges in to smash the “1000 Club” — and rescue Nan Connors!
 
The Invisible Hand — Short Story
By Lewis Little
A pointing finger of accusation reaches through the gates of death
 
The Killer And His Dead — Short Story
By Norman A. Daniels
Two corpses lay side by side — which one of them was the murderer?
 
Thubway Tham’s Perfect Day — Short Story
By Johnston McCulley
Oh, what is so rare as a dip who cries “pickpocket” in the subway!
 
Mr. Morpho — Short Story
By Arthur J. Burks
Only the butterfly-collector, Lambert, knew what happened to Faust
 
Off The Record — Feature
By The Editor
A live-wire department where readers and the editor get together
 
The Man Who Broke The Dreyfus Case
By Robert Wallace
A true story from the career of Dave Carvalho, handwriting expert
 
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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