Deadly excitements: shadows and phantoms
Bowling Green State University Popular Press, 1989 - Antiques & Collectibles - 223 pages
History of the American pulp magazine. Includes such titles as The Shadow, Black Mask, Weird Tales, Scientic Detective Monthly and Scarlet Adventuress as well as characters like Doc Savage, Captain Future, The Spider, Phantom Detective, The Whisperer and Senorita Scorpion, quick-trigger blonde from Old Texas.
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