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    A Comprehensive Index to Black Mask, 1920-1951 by E.R. Hagemann

Professor Hagemann, for many years interested in the hard-boiled, tough guy writers, has completed this comprehensive index to Black Mask magazine.A task that took many years as a labor of love, this study is a thorough andaccurate index to a magazine that furnished a publishing place for many of thewriters of hard-boiled detective fiction.

Genre: Black Maskon Pulp Fiction

    Black Mask - Fall 2017 by Lester Dent

The greatest American detective magazine of all time is back with an all-new story by the creator of Doc Savage, Lester Dent. Also featuring classic hard-boiled detective stories by Horace McCoy, Wyatt Blassingame, Day Keene, Herbert Koehl, Kent Richards, Stephen McBarron, Dwight V. Babcock, Hugh B. Cave, and Edgar Franklin, all from the golden age of pulp fiction.

Year: 2017
Genre: Black Mask

    Joseph T. Shaw: The Man Behind Black Mask by Milton T. Shaw

Between 1926 and 1936, Shaw edited Black Mask magazine. The pioneering first stories of Carroll John Daly and Dashiell Hammett had just begun to appear in its pages. Shaw recognized in their hard-boiled treatment of the American crime story the potential for a new literary school. Working closely with his hand-picked writers, he pulled the magazine back from the brink of cancellation, and transformed the staid detective story into a vigorous and modern genre, discovering and championing important inheritors

Genre: Black Maskon Pulp Fiction


Selected Titles:


A Comprehensive Index to Black Mask, 1920-1951 E.R. Hagemann
Black Mask - Fall 2017 Lester Dent
Joseph T. Shaw: The Man Behind Black Mask Milton T. Shaw