Old Time RadioAudiobookseBooksPulp Fiction BooksBargain Basement
Newsletter
eMail
Testimonials



Receive our newsletter!



CallFree Old Time Radio download
(Your shopping cart is empty)

 

Phantom Detective Audiobook # 4 The Island of Death - 5 hours [Audio CDs] #RA1103
The Phantom Detective Audiobook #4 The Island of Death
 
Alternative Views:


5 hours - Audio CD Set


Our Price: $19.98
Sale Price: $9.99
You save $9.99!

Availability: Usually Ships in 24 Hours
Product Code: RA1103
Qty:

Description
 
The Phantom Detective #4 Audiobook
The Island of Death
by G. Wayman Jones
Read by Milton Bagby
 
 
Forged in war, The Phantom Detective wages a one-man battle on crime! Solving impossible mysteries and delivering his own justice, he is the underworld’s masked nightmare!
 
The Phantom Detective launches a thrill-packed attack against the lawless perpetrators of a gigantic, sinister plot for the criminal domination and control of the Pacific, a tyrannical evil that The Phantom Detective will not allow!
 
The release of Street and Smith’s The Shadow magazine paved the way for what fans and collectors today refer to as the Hero Pulps, those magazines featuring heroic leads who were extraordinary in some form or fashion. Not one to let the opportunity to make a dime go by, Ned Pines, the man behind Thrilling Publications, sent his own crimefighting character into the mix in February 1933, capturing the second slot of such a magazine debuting just a month prior to Street and Smith’s other juggernaut, Doc Savage. Pines’ The Phantom Detective would take on the underworld and solve the unsolvable for 170 issues, ranking third in the hero pulps for most issues published, falling right behind Pulp’s two leading men, The Shadow and Doc Savage. Due to inconsistencies in its publishing schedule, however, The Phantom Detective does hold the title for longest running Pulp magazine, its last issue published in 1953.
 
Even though the magazine was entitled The Phantom Detective, Van Loan was never referred to as such in the stories inside, but simply as The Phantom. Some have theorized that the magazine title was meant to indicate the entire magazine was in fact a Detective pulp. Some have also said that it was an attempt to differentiate this character from another similarly named one, Lee Falk’s The Phantom. This theory is incorrect, however, as The Phantom did not debut until 1936.
 
The Island of Death was originally published in the June 1933 issue of The Phantom Detective Magazine and is read with pulse pounding intensity by award winning voice actor Milton Bagby.
 
Table of Contents:
Chapter 1: Masked Menace
Chapter 2: The Coolie
Chapter 3: House of Nippon
Chapter 4: The Fight
Chapter 5: Matsiami
Chapter 6: Six Scientists Kidnapped
Chapter 7: Exposed
Chapter 8: Men in Thrall
Chapter 9: The Bomb
Chapter 10: A Comrade
Chapter 11: The Phantom’s Terms
Chapter 12: The Deserted Island
Chapter 13: A Desperate Plan
Chapter 14: Green Liquid
Chapter 15: Loyalty
Chapter 16: The Three Doors
Chapter 17: The Air Fight
Chapter 18: At Messman’s Bungalow
Chapter 19: The Ball
Chapter 20: A New Kind of Death
Chapter 21: The Ray
Chapter 22: One Man Can Try
Chapter 23: “Bring Him Here”
 

Milton Bagby is a veteran radio announcer and voiceover specialist who first turned to audiobooks in 2010. Since then, Milton has worked on several hundred audiobook projects and is a 2017 Audie Awards winner, the audiobook industry's highest award. Drawing upon years of stage acting and the occasional bit part in films, Milton uses his experience to create characters that stand out in the ear of the listener.
 
“I am very much aware that a perfect stranger is going to invest many hours listening to me tell a story. I do my best to give the listener an experience in which the characters in that story come alive and sound real.”
 
When not behind a microphone, Milton is a writer. In addition to the well-received Rick Burkhart crime novels, Milton writes a line of 1950s style pulp stories, and is the author of dozens of magazine articles and two non-fiction books. Milton and his wife live in Nashville.
 

Share your knowledge of this product with other customers... Be the first to write a review
RadioArchives.com

 About Us
 Privacy Policy
 Send Us Feedback