DETECTIVE TALES. DETECTIVE TALES. October 1951, No. 3 Volume 48.


Kokomo, IN: Popular Publications, Inc., 1951. Octavo, single issue, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Includes a John D. MacDonald story, "Case of the Gorgeous Gams," also fiction by William Campbell Gault, Gil Brewer and others. Detective Tales ran for eighteen years and was second only to Popular's Dime Detective in their detective magazine line-up. "It was a colorful, urgent, vigorous periodical, foaming with cheerful excesses; it was one of the classic pulp magazines." - Cook, Mystery, Detective and Espionage Magazines pp. 153-157. Wear to left edge with some rubs and paper loss, cover creases, wear along right front edge, bottom edge trimmed, a good to very good copy. (25244). Item #25244

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