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The Complete Cases of Inspector Allhoff, Volume 2 By D.L. Champion
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Created by D.L. Champion, Inspector Allhoff denied most conventions of detective-pulp fiction. He could never be confused for one of Raymond Chandler’s knights errant, trudging down those mean... More > streets. Allhoff was no Rover Boy in trench coat and fedora. He was, in fact, a sadist and a psychopath. With 30 entries published between 1938 and 1946, the Allhoff series was among the most popular and long-lived to appear in Dime Detective, the prestigious crime pulp second only to the legendary Black Mask in its impact on the genre.< Less
The Complete Cases of Peter Kane By Hugh B. Cave & Bob Byrne
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No longer a Boston police officer, hard-boiled drunk Peter Kane made the easy transition to work as a P.I. Though now in private practice, Kane had a knack for cracking cases while constantly... More > inebriated. Collecting the entire series, along with an all-new introduction by Bob Byrne. Written by Hugh B. Cave, Kane stumbled through nine gin-soaked yarns published between 1934 and 1942 in the pages of Dime Detective, the prestigious crime pulp second only to the legendary Black Mask in its impact on the genre.< Less
The Complete Cases of Secrets, Inc., Volume 2 By Frederick C. Davis
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From 1933 to 1935, Frederick C. Davis chronicled the cases of Hollywood P.I. firm Secrets, Inc. Led by Clay “Oke” Oakley and assisted by Cherry Morris and Archibald Brixey, Secrets, Inc.,... More > investigated some of the weirdest and most ingenious crimes in the long history of Dime Detective Magazine—all centering around the film industry. Volume 2 collects the final five mysteries.< Less
The Complete Cases of Ken Carter By Norvell W. Page
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Immediately before picking up the reins of writing the adventures of the Spider, pulp writer Norvell Page introduced the weird detective mysteries of another, similar adventure character, Ken Carter.... More > Running in the hard-boiled pages of the 1930s detective pulps, Ken Carter battled a myriad of offbeat villains in a series which is clearly a prototype of Page's style of novels he wrote of the Spider. Collecting all seven stories, along with their original illustrations.< Less
Black Mask (Spring 2017) By Carroll John Daly et al.
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The greatest detective magazine of all time is back for another collection of the best in hard-boiled fiction. Featuring classic material from the vaults of Black Mask, Dime Detective, Detective... More > Fiction Weekly, and other high-quality pulp magazines. This issue issue is headlined by an all-new story by Carroll John Daly, the creator of Race Williams.< Less
The Complete Cases of Keyhole Kerry, Volume 1 By Frederick C. Davis
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Limited edition hardcover, only 100 made. Big-city residents on both sides of the law regard him with equal measures of fear and reticence. They know that whatever they’re doing, right or... More > wrong, will sooner or later come to the attention of Guy “Keyhole” Kerry, a wise-cracking, hard-charging journalist who knows all and tells most of it. Kerry’s profession brings him into contact with all kinds of people, and the law of averages guarantees that some of them are better left alone. But Keyhole Kerry will risk anything for a scoop, even if it means becoming embroiled in murder mysteries and making himself a target.< Less
The Complete Casebook of Cardigan, Volume 2: 1933 By Frederick Nebel
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Limited edition hardcover, only 100 made. Frederick Nebel's unforgettable character Jack Cardigan was one of the main reasons behind the success of the legendary Dime Detective Magazine. His... More > hard-boiled P.I. stories were a major influence to other writers of the era, yet only a handful have been reprinted since their original 44-story run eighty years ago. Volume 2 of this series contains the next 11 installments, complete and uncut, with the original illustrations by John Fleming Gould. "The Murder Cure" (January, 1933), "Me—Cardigan" (February, 1933), "Doorway to Danger" (March 1, 1933), "Heir to Murder" (April 1, 1933), "Dead Man's Folly" (May 1, 1933), "Murder Won't Wait" (May 15, 1933), "Chains of Darkness" (June 15-July 1, 1933), "Scrambled Murder" (July 15, 1933), "Death After Murder" (August 15, 1933), "Murder & Co." (September 15, 1933) and "Murder a la Carte" (November 15, 1933).< Less
Doan and Carstairs: Their Complete Cases By Norbert Davis & Evan Lewis
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For the first time in an authorized edition, all five stories of Doan and his "partner," his Great Dane, Carstairs. These quirky hard-boiled detective stories were written by Norbert Davis,... More > the Black Mask author who inspired Raymond Chandler to try his hand at the genre. This edition includes all three Doan and Carstairs novels (The Mouse in the Mountain, Sally's in the Alley, and Oh, Murderer Mine), as well as the two short stories from the pulps: "Holocaust House" and "Cry Murder!" It's rounded off with an all-new introduction by Evan Lewis.< Less
Black Mask (Fall 2016) By Carroll John Daly et al.
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The greatest detective magazine of all time is back for another collection of the best in hard-boiled fiction. Featuring classic material from the vaults of Black Mask, Dime Detective, Detective... More > Fiction Weekly, and other high-quality pulp magazines. And this issue is headlined by an all-new story, "Bucketful of Bullets," by award-winning author Paul Bishop.< Less
The Complete Cases of Mariano Mercado, Volume 1 By D.L. Champion
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A Germaphobic P.I. in Mexico City who has "a taste for clothing loud as a thunderbolt," Mercado is considered "the smartest detective in Mexico." Battling mystery as well as the... More > corrupt Colonel Gomez of the Federal District Police, Mercado is is the first of his kind in popular fiction. Written by D.L. Champion, this eccentric P.I. appeared in a number of stories published in the 1940s in the pages of Dime Detective, the prestigious crime pulp second only to the legendary Black Mask in its impact on the genre.< Less

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