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Black Book Detective eBook #84 March 1949 - [Download] #RE407
Black Book Detective eBook #84 March 1949

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Radio Archives Pulp Classics
Black Book Detective eBook
#84 March 1949
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
Riddle of the Dead Man’s Bequest
by G. Wayman Jones
The shadow of wealthy empire-builder J. Perry Wade hung over a series of revolting crimes — and sent Tony Quinn, the Masked Nemesis of Crime known as the Black Bat, on the trail of a grim conspiracy!
Bury Me in the Same Grave — Complete Novelet
by Carroll John Daly
Satan Hall, the tough private eye, faces the toughest fight in his entire career when he pits himself against Rattigan, the killer!
Nothing But the Truth — Short Story
by William Degenhard
To prove his innocence, Blake almost became a double murderer
Thubway Tham’s Quiz Program — Short Story
by Johnston McCulley
The little dip was more than surprised at his radio opportunities
Time for Murder — Short Story
by Ray Cummings
A killer plans a crime, but finds the game not worth the candle
A Fool for Murder — Short Story
by Norman A. Daniels
Detective Jeff Leonard suspects that his own brother is a slayer
Robin Hood of Blackheath — Feature
by Stacy Kent
The amazing true story of Charles Peace, the “fine-art” burglar!
Off the Record — Feature
by The Editor
A live-wire department where readers and the editor get together
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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5 of 5 October 17, 2022
Reviewer: Stephen K Lau from Atlanta, GA United States  
Excellent enjoyable stories

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