The Shadow #23: The Death Giver by Maxwell Grant (Jove, 1978)

Title: The Death Giver Author: Walter B. Gibson as Maxwell Grant Imprint & Number: Jove V4282 Cover price: 1.25 Publication date: 4/1978 Cover artist: Jim Steranko Originally published in Shadow Magazine 5/13/33. From the back cover: What was the meaning … Continue reading

The Shadow #20: Charg, Monster by Maxwell Grant (Jove, 1977)

Title: Charg, Monster Author: Walter B. Gibson as Maxwell Grant Imprint & Number: Jove V4284 Cover price: 1.25 Publication date: 12/1977 Cover artist: Jim Steranko Originally published in Shadow Magazine 7/1/34. From the back cover: Meldon Fallow, inventor, had created … Continue reading

The Executioner #1: War Against The Mafia by Don Pendleton (Fiesta, 1972)

Title: War Against The Mafia Author: Don Pendleton Imprint & Number: Fiesta Publishing’s Coleccion Compadre 301-C Cover price: 75¢ Publication date: 1972 Cover artist: uncredited First Spanish edition of the iconic series which introduced the world to Mack Bolan, The … Continue reading

Montgomery Nash #1: The Bloody Medallion by Richard Telfair (Gold Medal, 1960)

Title: The Bloody Medallion Author: Richard Telfair (pseudonym of Richard Jessup) Imprint & Number: Gold Medal 407 (British series) Cover price: 2/- Publication date: 1960 Cover artist: Bill Johnson British edition, published by Frederick Muller Ltd, originally published in 1959 … Continue reading

The Shadow #4: Hands In The Dark by Maxwell Grant (Pyramid, 1975)

Title: Hands In The Dark Author: Walter B. Gibson as Maxwell Grant Imprint & Number: Pyramid N3557 Cover price: .95 Publication date: 1/1975 Cover artist: Jim Steranko Originally published in Shadow Magazine, 5/1932. From the back cover: It was a … 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

The Shadow #21: The Wealth Seeker by Maxwell Grant (Jove, 1978)

Title: The Wealth Seeker Author: Walter B. Gibson as Maxwell Grant Imprint & Number: Jove V4283 Cover price: 1.25 Publication date: 2/1978 Cover artist: Jim Steranko Originally published in Shadow Magazine, 1/15/34. From the back cover: He was known only … Continue reading

The Shadow #17: Fingers Of Death by Maxwell Grant (Jove, 1977)

Title: Fingers Of Death Author: Walter B. Gibson as Maxwell Grant Imprint & Number: Jove V4279 Cover price: 1.25 Publication date: 9/1977 Cover artist: Jim Steranko Originally published in Shadow Magazine 3/1933. From the back cover: One by one, the … Continue reading

Perry Mason #16: The Case Of The Baited Hook by Erle Stanley Gardner (pocket, 1961)

Title: The Case Of The Baited Hook Author: Erle Stanley Gardner Imprint & Number: Pocket 6067 Cover price: .35 Publication date: 4/1961 Cover artist: Charles Binger From the back cover: “Prepare yourself for a shock,” Mason said. Nadine Tidings took … Continue reading

Mike Shayne #25: Death Has Three Lives by Brett Halliday (Dell, 1961)

Title: Death Has Three Lives Author: Brett Halliday (pseudonym of Davis Dresser) Imprint & Number: Dell D423 Cover price: .35 Publication date: 6/1961 Cover artist: Robert McGinnis From the back cover: The Cops Couldn’t Wait Mike Shayne needed time to … Continue reading