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 Baffling Mystery Novel
Four Sly Men
By J. Lane Linklater
Radio Engineer Tobias Tyler suddenly tunes in on death and discord when a startling conspiracy of grim murder and puzzling intrigue stalks a mysterious mansion in the wilderness!
An Exciting Complete Novelet
Take Me For Murder
By John L. Benton
Joe Casey tangles with waterfront rats as he battles to smash a payroll heist gang!
Pattern For Killing — Thrilling Short Story
by M.D. Orr
Introducing Archie McCann, the shiftless anthropologist
You Can’t Beat The Dutch — Thrilling Short Story
by Frank Johnson
Bill Kenyon knows more than one way to deal with Nazi butchers
Murder On The Menu — Thrilling Short Story
by Michael O’Brien
Death is dished up at the Golden Harvest Night Club
Skip Tracer Bullets — Thrilling Short Story
by Joe Archibald
Willie Klump, the Hawkeye Hawkshaw, almost goes haywire and
Official Business — A Department