Mike Shayne Oct. 1957

Mike Shayne Oct. 1957

Brett Halliday: Variety and Range
Contents Page
Brett Halliday “One Death Too Many”
Robert Turner “Accident”
Earl Basinsky, Jr. “The Prison Break”
Robert Sheckley “Charter for Murder”
Theodore Sturgeon “A Crime for Llewellyn”
Roe Richmond “Assignment at Las Vegas”
Dick Boylan “Blueprint for a Blonde”
Hal Ellson “Sooner or Later”
Stan Mumme “Eye-Witness”

Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine Vol. 2 No. 4 Oct. 1957
Publisher: Leo Margulies
Managing Editor: Cylvia Kleinman
Production: Joan Sherman
5.25” x 7.75” 128 pages 35¢

Now published by Down & Out Books

EconoClash Review No. 5

EconoClash Review No. 5 Contents J.D. Graves: Welcome Thrill Seekers Cynthia Ward “California Communion” Cameron Mount “Silo” E.F. Sweetman “Mr. Muffin” R. Daniel Lester “The Retcon” Aeryn Rudel “Luck Be a Bullet” David Rachels “The Bridesmaid”…

“The White Bull” by Fred Saberhagen

Fantastic Nov. 1976

This issue Ted White laments the passing of rising star Thomas Burnett Swann (1928–1976), who succumbed to a second bout with cancer on May 5, 1976. White announced plans to publish Swann’s untitled “prequel” to Day…

“Chase Your Dreams” by Michael Bracken

Opening Lines

“Chase Montgomery wasn’t just out of the closet—he was out of the house and leading one-man Gay Pride parades around our little two-stoplight Texas town until he disappeared on the first without saying goodbye.” “Chase Your…

All New, All Complete

Western Magazine July 1957

“Krug passed himself off as a tough gunslick to enter the social circle of a ghost-town hideout—and to live with vicious outlaws and their tricky women.” Contents Page Philip Ketchem “The Rider from Hangman’s Valley” Gardner…

A 1993 graphic novel


Excerpt from my tribute, “The Creative Works of Joe Wehrle, Jr.” from The Digest Enthusiast No. 8, June 2018: “One of the things I worked out [for Cartoon Trader] was a strip I called Stovepipe,” Joe…

Sam S. Taylor

So Cold, My Bed

Sam S. Taylor (1903–1994) wrote five stories for Manhunt and four novels in the 1940s and 1950s, three originally in hardcover for Dutton: Sleep No More (1949); No Head For Her Pillow (1952); and So Cold,…

Gold Medal Special

Paperback Fanatic No. 43

Justin Marriott: Fanatical Thoughts Contents Page Gold Medal Reviews courtesy PaperbackWarrior.com Paul Bishop: Gil Brewer—The Dark Invader Justin Marriott: Brewer’s Droop Bob Deis: Brewer in MAMs (Men’s Adventure Magazines) Paul Bishop: The Other Marlowe Justin Marriott:…

“Murder on Her Mind” by Rufus King

Mike Shayne Dec. 1957

Brett Halliday: Weddings . . . and Funerals Contents Page Brett Halliday “Lilies for the Bride” art by Leo Morey John Jakes “The Affair of the Second Dracula” D.E. Forbes “The Fifth One” art by Bowman…