Gramp Wiggins #1: The Case Of The Turning Tide by Erle Stanley Gardner (Pocket, 1950)

Title: The Case Of The Turning Tide Author: Erle Stanley Gardner Imprint & Number: Pocket 544 Cover price: none Publication date: 9/1950 Cover artist: Stanley Dersh The first of two novels by Gardner featuring Gramp Wiggins. From the front cover: … Continue reading

Perry Mason #6: The Case Of The Counterfeit Eye by Erle Stanley Gardner (Pocket, 1943)

Title: The Case Of The Counterfeit Eye Author: Erle Stanley Gardner Imprint & Number: Pocket 157 Cover price: none Publication date: 4/1943 Cover artist: uncredited This novel introduces readers to district attorney Hamilton Burger. From the back cover: The Bloodshot … Continue reading

Sir Henry Merrivale #19: A Graveyard To Let by Carter Dickson (Dell, 1951)

Title: A Graveyard To Let Author: John Dickson Carr writing as Carter Dickson Imprint & Number: Dell 543 Cover price: .25 Publication date: 1951 Cover artist: Barye Phillips A Dell mapback. From the interior: When a man vanishes into thin … Continue reading

Perry Mason #42: The Case Of The Green-Eyed Sister by Erle Stanley Gardner (Pocket, 1961)

Title: The Case Of The Green-Eyed Sister Author: Erle Stanley Gardner Imprint & Number: Pocket 6098 Cover price: .35 Publication date: 10/1961 Cover artist: uncredited From the back cover: “She’d Cut Your Heart Out For 37¢” said Della Street as … Continue reading

Ellery Queen #11: The Door Between by Ellery Queen (Pocket, 1952)

Title: The Door Between Editor: Ellery Queen Imprint & Number: Pocket 471 Cover price: .25 Publication date: 8/1952 Cover artist: Frank McCarthy Greenwich Village Is Plenty Weird Take Karen Leith’s house. It faced Washington Square, meeting place for poets and … Continue reading

The Shadow #7: The Red Menace by Maxwell Grant (Pyramid, 1975)

Title: The Red Menace Author: Walter B. Gibson as Maxwell Grant Imprint & Number: Pyramid N3875 Cover price: .95 Publication date: 8/1975 Cover artist: Jim Steranko Originally published in Shadow Magazine, 11/31. From the back cover: The Shadow lives by … Continue reading

The Shadow #9: The Romanoff Jewels by Maxwell Grant (Pyramid, 1975)

Title: The Romanoff Jewels Author: Walter B. Gibson as Maxwell Grant Imprint & Number: Pyramid N3877 Cover price: .95 Publication date: 10/1975 Cover artist: Jim Steranko Originally published in Shadow Magazine, 12/32. From the back cover: The lofty towers of … Continue reading

The Shadow #8: Mox by Maxwell Grant (Pyramid, 1975)

Title: Mox Author: Walter B. Gibson as Maxwell Grant Imprint & Number: Pyramid N3876 Cover price: .95 Publication date: 9/1975 Cover artist: Jim Steranko Originally published in Shadow Magazine, 11/33. From the back cover: Who Knows What Evil Lurks In … Continue reading

The Shadow #14: The Creeping Death by Maxwell Grant (Pyramid, 1977)

Title: The Creeping Death Author: Walter B. Gibson as Maxwell Grant Imprint & Number: Pyramid V4206 Cover price: 1.25 Publication date: 5/1977 Cover artist: Jim Steranko Originally published in Shadow Magazine, 1/15/33. From the back cover: The lure of gold … Continue reading