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Dan Turner Hollywood Detective


Dan Turner Hollywood DetectiveDan Turner Pulp Reprints

 

Dan Turner is the hard boiled detective working the backlots and movie sets of Hollywood in the 1930s and 1940s. Written by Robert Leslie Bellem, Turner's exploits started in the pulp fiction magazine Spicy Detective and with his increasing popularity jumped to his own magazine featuring a monthly novel and a collection of short stories covering his hard boiled cases.

Spicy Detective Replicas featuring Dan Turner:

Dan Turner
  • Spicy Detective June, 1934.
    Contains the first appearance by Dan Turner in Murder by Proxy by Robert Leslie Bellem. Also, The Dead Live Again by Norman A. Daniels is included plus six other stories from the second issue of this magazine.
Spicy Detective
Dan Turner
  • Spicy Detective April 1935 contains "Green Ticket" which iis Dan Turner's passport to trouble when the lovely Mexican actress asks his help -- It takes a girl with a past to stir up action in the present.
Spicy Detective
  • Spicy Detective January 1935.
    Featuring "The Corpse in the Cabinet" by Robert Leslie Bellem. Here's Dan Turner again! with gruesome murder stalking this weird new mystery in Hollywood.
Dan Turner
  • Spicy Detective November 1935
    Featuring "Beyond Justice" by Robert Leslie Bellem. Dan Turner judges a beauty contest -- and things happen! Was the girls murder an act of vengeance -- or a dead man's legacy of love.
Spicy Detective
  • Spicy Detective March 1936
    Featuring "Temporary Corpse" by Robert Leslie Bellem. Dan Turner didn't like funerals -- and this one looked like his! Another absorbing yarn of Hollywood's ace detective -- and murder from the grave.
Dan Turner
  • Spicy Detective January 1936.
    "A Comet Passes" by Robert Leslie Bellem. The find the girl floating face downward in the swiming pool. And the whole front of her skull had been smashed in! All the clues are here in plain sight! Match wits with Dan Turner to see if you can find the murderer as soon as he can!
Spicy Detective
Dan Turner
  • Spicy Detective October 1936
    Ten stories including Silverscreen Spectre by Robert Leslie Bellem featuring Dan Turner. "It's impossible; but it's so! Dan Turner takes up the case of the haunted movie, in which an accidentally electrocuted wife comes back to plague her director-husband."
Spicy Detective

 

Spicy Detective Reprints featuring Dan Turner:

Spicy Detective
  • Spicy Detective August 1939. Featuring "PHOTOGRAPH FINISH", a Dan Turner, Hollywood Detective story from Robert Leslie Bellem. It was only a hunch but Dan Turner played it out. Every sign pointed to Kurt having killed Rozelle. But Dan knew women...
Dan Turner Hollywood Detective
  • Spicy Detective January 1942. Featuring "Death Dance" by Robert Leslie Bellem. Dan Turner was always a sucker for dames in distress -- especially if they happen to be young and lovely. but he didn't feel quite so happy about befriending this one after he'd been convinced she was as nutty as a fruitcake, a homicidal maniac!

 

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