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
The Waxwork Wake — March 1947 issue of Dime Mystery Magazine
by Jahn Robbins
Springheel Jack, the famous highwayman, sat easily on a red plush chair and stared genially at the passing throng. His eyes were an innocent blue, his cheeks faintly pink and, for all the fact that he had died on the gallows a few years before, he looked to be in remarkably good health.
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