Bargain Counter Corpse
from the October 1941 issue of the Spider magazine
Doc Turner, grizzled savior of Morris Street, was helpless in his attempt to strangle Manhattan’s newest racket — until Murder advertised a special Bargain Day in Corpses!
Satan’s Evening Star
from the December 1941 issue of the Spider magazine
Although young Jack Ransom had seen his venerable companion Doc Turner face sudden death without quailing, he never knew the Patriarch of the Slums to surrender, unresisting, to a man who was admittedly the very personification of evil!... One of Doc Turner’s most exciting adventures!
The Dolls From Hell
from the February 1942 issue of the Spider magazine
Surely, thought young Jack Ransom, the ancient patriarch of Morris Street had gone mad! Hadn’t Jack seen old Doc Turner place the death-dolls in his drug store window? And hadn’t he heard the beloved druggist utter the words that allied him with a mass-murderer?
Corpses Pay Dividends
from the April 1942 issue of the Spider magazine
Honey Morse, glamorous night club star, went back to the slums to warn old Doc Turner of a new and vicious plot against his beloved people. But a killer’s gun killed her in Doc’s arms — as she uttered just one word!
The Claws Of Shari
from the June 1942 issue of the Spider magazine
No one could explain the giant cat which stalked the darkened alleyways of the slums, killing human beings relentlessly and without reason. So old Doc Turner, protector of the poor, went on the warpath — even though he suspected a menace as ghastly as the dreaded were-wolf of yore!
Death Goes to a Picnic
from the August 1942 issue of the Spider magazine
Two large buses, and a station wagon driven by Jack Ransom, drove away from Manhattan’s slums loaded with laughing youngsters bound for their one joyous day in the country. But the station wagon did not return — and old Doc Turner knew that he should have played that fleeting hunch. For now, in an unknown spot, and in an unknown manner — Death was closing in on those pitiful kids!
Satan Has Little Teeth!
from the October 1942 issue of the Spider magazine
Old Doc Turner was afraid — because he knew the reason for those wrecked war trucks — because he knew the ghastly meaning of those insidious little teeth marks. He was afraid because he knew more than it was good for a human to know.
Death with a Dog’s Face
from the December 1942 issue of the Spider magazine
Old Doc Turner was treading on dangerous ground when he learned the closely guarded secrets of the agents of Axis-conquered nations. And, when he acted on that knowledge, he doomed himself to the curse of the dog-faced assassin!