Opening Lines

AHMM May 1966 page 65

Opening line from “The Shunned House” by Robert Edmond Alter Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine May 1966:

“The abandoned Yost house has stood in shunned isolation for nearly two hundred years.”

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The American Bystander No. 9

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Espionage August 1985

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Jack Benny and Fred Allen

Nostalgia Digest Winter 2019

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Manhunt No. 5 May 1953

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Inside The Digest Enthusiast No. 9 January 2019: Crime, espionage, and fantasy fiction by Michael Bracken, Josh Pachter, and Joe Wehrle, Jr., with art from Marc Myers, Michael Neno, and Joe. News from all your favorite…

Manhunt Jan. 1954

Manhunt 1954 part one

Inside The Digest Enthusiast No. 9 January 2019: Peter Enfantino delivers a story-by-story synopsis of Manhunt from January thru June 1954. Plus a report on the rare western digest paperback, Sunset Showdown by Steve Frazee.