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Chicago: Better Publications, Inc., 1943. Octavo, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. A Black Bat novel, "Without Blood They Die" by G. Wayman Jones (pseudonym). An espionage story involving a fifth column plot. "The Black Bat novels were fast-moving, exciting and held your interest." - Cook, Mystery, Detective and Espionage Magazines, pp. 56-59.
New York: Frank A. Munsey Company, 1940. Octavo, single issue, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Features "The Fifth Column Marches," a Park Avenue Hunt Club story by Judson Philips, (Judson Pentecost Philips wrote over 100 crime novels many using the pseudonym Hugh Pentecost). "Detective Fiction Weekly maintained a strong personality in a crowded field, through a rigid weekly publication schedule, for two decades. It is greatly underrated today" - Cook, Mystery, Detective and Espionage Magazine, pp. 135-137.
New York, NY: Street & Smith Publications, Inc., 1941. Octavo, single issue, cover by Emery Clarke, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. "Bequest of Evil" by Kenneth Robeson. "Doc Savage was intended to be an adventure character, but under Lester Dent's imaginative manipulations he became something more-the first superhero and an inspiration for countless pulp, comic-book, and television characters." - Cook, Mystery, Detective and Espionage Magazines, pp. 521-527. Tymm and Ashley, Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Weird Fiction Magazines, pp. 183-185.