Dime Detective Companion

Dime Detective Companion

by James L. Traylor with William E. Barrett, Carroll John Daly, Frederick C. Davis, T.T. Flynn, Monte Herridge, Marvin Lachman, John Lawrence, and Will Murray

Dime Detective Magazine was second only to Black Mask as the dean of detective/P.I./hard-boiled pulp magazines, and was the home of Carroll John Daly, Frederick Nebel, John D. MacDonald, Cornell Woolrich, Erle Stanley Gardner, and many other top-notch scribes. This book indexes all 274 issues of Dime Detective, contains several articles on the series and its writers, and as a bonus, the fifth anniversary round-robin story from the November 1936 issue, “The Tongueless Men,” by William E. Barrett, Carroll John Daly, Frederick C. Davis, T.T. Flynn, and John Lawrence.

Pulps Pricings Sales Census: Brief Stories (December 1925)

2 copies of BRIEF STORIES – Dec. 1925 sold recently on eBay for $132.49 and $318.13 !   Authors: “A Desert “Sheek” ” by Erle Stanley Gardner (at this time Gardner was doing the ‘Speed Dash – “The Human Fly” ‘ series over at TOP-NOTCH MAGAZINE; “In Old Port Royal: V – Not Always to the […]

Pulps Pricing Sales Census: All Star Detective Stories (Feb. 1931) and All Star Detective (May 1942)

Here are two recent eBay sales of ALL STAR DETECTIVE:   ALL STAR DETECTIVE STORIES – Feb. 1931 recently sold for $25.87 Authors: “Coffins for Six !” by Erle Stanley Gardner; “The Death Feast” by H. H. Matteson; “The Ghost Canoe” by Leslie McFarlane   No description given “This magazine is from my Uncle’s estate. It […]

Pulps Pricings Sales Census: 10 Black Mask

For some recent Pulp sales we follow the gun-powder smell over to BLACK MASK and see ten arresting prices. If it wasn’t stated before, the quotation marks on the condition were the dealers description of issue in question. Sometimes they only state “Good shape” or “As shown in pics,” which usually isn’t much to go on, […]

Steeger Properties, LLC, Acquires the Copyrights to Popular Publications’ Pulp Magazines

For Immediate Release—October 21, 2014 Boston, MA—October 21, 2014— Steeger Properties, LLC has added to a growing collection of pulp fiction magazines by acquiring the copyrights to nearly 150 pulp magazine titles that were originally published by Popular Publications, Inc. Now claiming ownership to most of the pulp stories and characters published by both Popular […]