Detective No. 2

Detective No. 2

“Stories” changed to “Cases” in this issue’s full title:
Detective: The Magazine of True Crime Cases Vol. 1 No. 2 Spring 1951
Stuart Palmer “Fancy Nancy’s Secret”
Allan R.Bosworth “The Laughing Killer of the Woodside Glens”
Burton Rascoe “The Affair of Mr. X”
William T. Brannon “The Curse at Christmas”
Mary Sullivan “The Rosenthal Case”
M.R. Kelly “American’s Jack-the-Ripper”
Edward D. Radin “Murder by Conscience”
James Thurber “A Sort of Genius”
Stewart H. Holbrook “Dead Man’s Bounty”
William Roughead “Malice Domestic”
Don Pancho Vega “One Morning in Ecuador”

Publisher: Lawrence E. Spivak
Editor: Edward D. Radin
Managing Editor: Robert P. Mills
General Manager: Joseph W. Ferman
Art Director: George Salter
Cover: Sid Rosenbaum
5.5” x 7.75” 126 pages 35¢

Detective No. 2 back cover
“Skirts” by Michael Bracken

Opening Lines

“George Milonivich did not know if his city was becoming Sodom or if it was becoming Gomorrah, but the increasing numbers of strip clubs, gay bars, and general perversity he witnessed on a daily basis certainly…

Paperback Parade No. 104

Paperback Parade No. 104

Contents Gary Lovisi: Paperback Talk Art Scott “Carter Brown: The Writer & the Stories” Art Scott “Carter Brown: The Books & the Covers” Gary Lovisi & Art Scott “Carter Brown: The Signet List” Art Scott “Carter…

Tough Crime Stories No. 2

Tough Crime Stories No. 2

Contents Michael Bracken “Itsy Bitsy Spider” Thomas Pluck “The Third Jump of Frankie Buffalo” Matt Mattilla “Day Planner” William R. Soldan “Tally Ho” C.A. Rowland “Beach Body” Nick Kolakowski “Viking Funeral” Andrew Welsh-Huggins “Long Drive Home”…

Michael Bracken’s PI: Nathaniel Rose

Hardboiled No. 9

Contents Wayne D. Dundee “Straight from the Shoulder Holster” Joe R. Lansdale “By Bizarre Hands” Daniel Rowe “The Dispeptic Diogenes” Hal Charles “The Peacemakers” Michael Bracken “Partners” (Nathaniel Rose) Max Allan Collins “Mourn the Living” (Part…

J.P. Feiner’s Near One-and-Done

Masterpieces of Adventure

Published in 1945 by J.P. Feiner, The Greatest Adventure Stories Ever Told features “30 Thrillers by the world’s master story-tellers.” Steve Carper’s research for One-and-Dones part two (The Digest Enthusiast No. 8), reveals its likely connection…

Total Paid Circulation 23,631

Fantastic April 1975

Contents Ted White: Editorial Fritz Leiber “Under the Thumbs of the Gods” (Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser) art by Stephen Fabian Barry N. Malzberg “Dance” Ross Rocklynne “Emptying the Plate” art by Tony Gleeson Frank Belknap…

Kelly Robson “Good for Grapes”

Pulp Literature No.23

Contents From the Pulp Lit Pulpit: First of the Summer Wine In This Issue Kelly Robson “Good for Grapes” Feature Interview: Kelly Robson Matthew Hughes “What the Wind Brings” Mel Anastasiou “Stella Ryman and the Locked…

Vaughn Bodé’s Sunpot Begins

Galaxy Feb. 1970

Contents Algis Budrys: Galaxy Bookshelf Gerald Jonas “The Shaker Revival” Theodore Sturgeon “Slow Sculpture” A. Bertram Chandler “Sleeping Beauty” Dennis Plachta “The Last Night of the Festival” Robert Silverberg “Downward to the Earth” Part III Zane…

Galaxy Oct. 1968 Art by Joe Wehrle, Jr.

Galaxy and If

Galaxy Oct. 1968 Excerpt from “The Creative Works of Joe Wehrle, Jr.” from The Digest Enthusiast No. 8, June 2018. (Quotes gleened from Joe’s interviews or correspondence.) “My first professional work involved doing spot illustrations for…