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.
Thrills, mystery and action! Popular Detective magazine really lived up to its name. It was one of the longest running detective pulps and contained some of the best of detective fiction around. November 1934 saw the inaugural issue, coming from Better Publications, the publisher of all those Thrilling pulps... Thrilling Detective, Thrilling Mystery, Thrilling Western, Thrilling Adventures, Thrilling Wonder Stories and many others without the word "Thrilling" in the title, as well. The Black Bat, Captain Future, The Green Ghost, the Phantom Detective... all these were from Better Publications. Popular Detective was offered monthly until 1938, then bi-monthly. And within those 128 pages, could be found authors like C.K.M. Scanlon, Frederick C. Painton, L. Ron Hubbard, Johnston McCulley, Leslie Charteris, and many others of top-notch talent. The magazine finally folder in the fall of 1953, after an amazing 133 issues of quality detective fiction. Popular Detective returns in these vintage pulp tales, reissued for today’s readers in electronic format.
Table of Contents:
A Complete Dr. Zeng Novel
By Walt Bruce
A Nazi “truth serum” proves a boomerang when Dr. Zeng Tse-Lin invades the precincts of treachery in a daring campaign to clean up a sinister nest of murder and espionage!
Miami Beach Saboteur — Complete Novelet
by Jack Kofoed
Torn by conflicting loyalties, Benny LeSouer pits heart and brains against scheming Nazi agents!
F.B.I. Opener — Complete Novelet
by Joe Archibald
When Willie Klump is bounced out of a night club he bounces up again with a scrambled clue that leads him to a tough egg!
Murder Is for Keeps — Thrilling Short Story
by Clark Frost
Sam Marble believes he has a smart plan for grabbing swag, but —
Death Signals — Thrilling Short Story
by John L. Benton
The F.B.I. and Naval Intelligence combine to smash a grim plot
The Short Straw — Thrilling Short Story
by Frank Johnson
First of a new series of stories of the European Underground
Chuckles — Thrilling Short Story
by Murray Leinster
Ratsy speeds through the night away from the scene of his crime
Official Business — A Department
Our Sacrifice — A Message
by Angelo Patri