Brand Of The Metal Maiden
by G.T. Fleming-Roberts writing as Brant House
A music master was the Emperor Zero — master of murder music. For his pupils danced a mad rhythm into the grave. Young people they were, but as they danced they aged — years in seconds. Mummies they became — in silks and satins, and modern dinner coats... Secret Agent X hurled his crime-crushing organizations against the Emperor Zero. But Agent X found himself enmeshed in the hilarious dance to hell.
by Charles Marquis Warren
A debonair crook waits five years to unleash a festering hatred.
by James Perley Hughes
Ted Bosworth was press agent for Edythe Shirley, lovable child actress. But for once, he was reluctant to do his job. For Ted Bosworth had a strange horror hunch that Edythe Shirley’s interview would be with — death.
The Corpse Talks
by David X. Manners
An ex-eon and a sheriff meet over a murdered man’s body.
The Death-Chair Challenge
by Frederick C. Davis
King Krager’s brother was scheduled for hot-seat payoff. But King Krager sent out a vengeance-laden warning that the governor’s wife would balance the death scales. And he ordered Mark Hazzard, D.A., to lead her to her doom — or Mark Hazzard would go to the chair.
The Secret Council — Column
Behind the scenes with Secret Agent X — and his next adventure.
Handcuffed To Death
by Arden X. Pangborn
Sidney O’Shea asked to be arrested for murder.