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Black Book Detective eBook #91 Fall 1950 - [Download] #RE412
Black Book Detective eBook #91 Fall 1950
 

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Radio Archives Pulp Classics
Black Book Detective eBook
#91 Fall 1950
 
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 Tony Quinn Novel
The Black Bat Fights For Life
by G. Wayman Jones
When Tony Quinn falls into a killer’s trap, he finds there’s more to the crime picture in his home city than readily meets the eye!
 
A Complete Novelet
Gunplay At Julio’s
by Nels Leroy Jorgensen
Black Burton, the gambling adventurer, takes the biggest gamble of his life when he sidesteps the law to avenge a grim killing!
 
The Shadow On The Door — Short Story
by C.K.M. Scanlon
Private eye Pete Nelson didn’t need a crystal ball in this case...
 
In The Bag — Short Story
by Carroll John Daly
The kidnapping of wealthy Margaret Neihmer was a real smooth job!
 
Thubway Tham Ith Raided — Short Story
by Johnston McCulley
When cops bother this little pickpocket, they’d better be honest!
 
The Corny Killer — Short Story
by Benton Braden
J. Elmer Dalton worked a foolproof gag — that became a bad joke!
 
Off The Record
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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