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NICK CARTER Volume 1

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Closeout Price! Marked for Death & The Impossible Theft. Recommended. By Richard Wormser and Thomas C. McClary writing as Nick Carter. The first of three double-story issues, from the same publisher as the outstanding Shadow and Doc Savage pulp reprints. This legendary master detective actually predates Sherlock Holmes! But he was reborn in the hard-boiled 1930s as a new hero from top pulp publisher, Street and Smith (publisher of The Shadow and Doc, among many other titles). Here is his debut appearance in "Marked for Death" from the first Nick Carter Magazine (March, 1933), designed as a "sister" title to Doc Savage.

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The first of three double-story issues, from the same publisher as the outstanding Shadow and Doc Savage pulp reprints. This legendary master detective actually predates Sherlock Holmes! But he was reborn in the hard-boiled 1930s as a new hero from top pulp publisher, Street and Smith (publisher of The Shadow and Doc, among many other titles). Here is his debut appearance in "Marked for Death" from the first Nick Carter Magazine (March, 1933), designed as a "sister" title to Doc Savage.

Also here is a complete second novel from a 1934 issue: What is the bizarre connection between an East Indian idol and the disappearance of a quarter-million dollars? Find out in "The Impossible Theft." Plus the first Nick Carter radio show, the complete transcript, "The Strange Doctor Devolo" from March 11, 1943, written by The Shadow's Walter B. Gibson. Plus "The Lucky Stiff," a comic book story drawn by the great Bob Powell, from a 1947 issue of The Shadow Comics.

Plus four special features: "The Story of Nick Carter" by J. Randolph Cox, "Radio's Master Detective" by Elizabeth McLeod, "Intermission" by Will Murray, and "Nick Carter in Four Colors" by publisher Anthony Tollin. Direct from the original pulp appearances, cover art by Jerome Rosen and inside art by Amos Seweil.

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Item Code NC01
Publisher Sanctum
Publish Date 2013
ISBN 9781608770984
Binding Soft Cover
Dimensions 7x10
# Pages 144pg
Color b&w
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