by Columbia Publications
One of the last detective pulps to be launched, Smashing Detective Stories featured hard-action stories of mystery and detection. After 27 issues the magazine title changed to Fast Action Detective and Mystery Stories but only 3 more pulp issues were published under this title, followed by 3 digest issues.*
This is Volume 3 – #1, featuring these exciting stories:
“Trial by Trigger” by T.W. Raines
“The Children’s Gun” by John D. Carroll
“The Iron Claw” by Daniel R. Gilgannon
“The Muted Horn” by Richard Brister
“Justice Guides a Bullet” by Seven Anderton
“Kindly Die Quickly” by Will O. Grove
“The Extra Passenger” by Harold Gluck
Includes awesome vintage ads, classic cover art, cult-classic cartoonery and special offers! Here’s one for the collector. Priced right – if you’re just a beginner, this one will get you started – or this may be the one you need to complete your collection!
Live the good times now. Get the feeling again!
Fair to Good inside.
Very readable – see the pics.
10″ x 7″