Green Lama Pulp Covers
College student Jethro Dumont spends 10 years in Tibet studying the secrets of meditation and returns with mystical powers. He now returns to Park Avenue and New York City to combat crime, evil doers and international enemies and with a magical Tibetan chant, he is transformed into the Green Lama.
The Green Lama first appeared in novel form in the pulp fiction magazine Double Detective. Written by Kendell Foster Crossen under the pen name of Richard Foster and published by the Frank A. Munsey Company.
The Green Lama then surfaced in the December, 1940 issue Prize Comics and appeared in 27 issues including art from Mac Raboy. The Green Lama's popularity launched his own comic entitled The Green Lama from Sparks Publications which lasted for 8 more issues.
The Green Lama then made the jump over to his own Radio Show starring Paul Frees and Ben Wright in 1949 which lasted 11 broadcasts.
|Green Lama Story Title||Double Detective Issue||Green Lama Pulp Novel Description|
|The Green Lama||April, 1940||Only the Green Lama stood between this mysterious, sinister, master criminal, and the domination of the world. Only the Green Lama had the knowledge, out of the ages, and the fortitude, out of a life of strict adherence to Truth and belief in Justice, to combat this menace which threatened the very life of the nation.|
|Croesus of Murder||May 1940||Armed with the secret weapon of the world's most hated dictator, this mysterious masked fuhrer sought to subjugate the free people of the world - but one man, The Green Lama, stood in his merciless path.|
|Babies for Sale||June 1940||The Green Lama pits his wits against a monster who traffics in human misery. A gigantic, sinister plot engineered by a master criminal -- a monstrous traffic in human misery, hidden behind the portals of a home for children brings the Green Lama to Hollywood to combat an evil far greater than any he had faced before.|
|Wave of Death||July 1940||A foreign nation sent its best men out to get this terrible and powerful new weapon. But these clever spies found the Green Lama barring their way -- implacable, unwavering and invincible with his peculiar powers.|
|The Man Who Wasn’t There||August 1940||"Man Overboard!" The dreaded cry of the sea rang out through the night and thus began a series of circumstances, and the beginning of a gigantic plot that tested to the utmost the powers of the Green Lama.|
|Death’s Head Face||September 1940||The Green Lama meets the Man with the Death's Head Face again and encounters a diabolical murder syndicate lead by a ruthless, bloodthirsty and power-mad leader.|
|The Case of the Clown Who Laughed||October 1940|
|The Case of the Invisible Enemy||December 1940|
|The Case of the Mad Magi||February 1941|
|The Case of the Vanishing Ships||April 1941|
|The Case of the Fugitive Fingerprints||June 1941|
|The Case of the Crooked Cane||August 1941|
|The Case of the Hollywood Ghost||October 1941|
|The Case of the Beardless Corpse||March 1943|
|Green Lama Radio Show Title||Broadcast Date|
|The Man Who Never Existed||06/05/1949|
|The Man Who Stole A Pyramid||06/12/1949|
|The Girl With No Name||06/19/1949|
|The Million Dollar Chopsticks||06/26/1949|
|The Last Dinosaur||07/03/1949||MP3|
|The Return Of Madame Pompadour||07/16/1949|
|Tapestry In Purple||07/23/1949|
|The African Diamond Affair||07/30/1949|
|The Gumbo Man||08/06/1949|
|The Case Of The Dangerous Dog||08/13/1949|
|Adventure Of The Patient(Perfect?) Prisoner||08/20/1949|
Green Lama Comic Book Covers