|THE PHANTOM DETECTIVE
#2: "Dealers in Death" & "The Yacht Club Murders" — BATMAN FORESHADOWED!
The pulp era's longest-running supersleuth returns in two novels edited by longtime Superman and Batman editor MORT WEISINGER! First, newspaper editor Frank Havens installs a rooftop signal device to summon The Phantom to combat "Dealers in Death" in the classic pulp novel that inspired the Bat Signal. Then, Muriel Havens is kidnapped by The Bat, a cowled and cloaked mystery man, while investigating "The Yacht Club Murders," in a thrilling pulp novel by BATMAN scripter Charles Greenberg! GOLDEN AGE OF COMICS BONUS: a classic Phantom Detective illustrated story from THRILLING COMICS! This double-novel collector's edition showcases both classic color pulp covers and the original interior illustrations, with historical commentary by Will Murray. (Sanctum Books) 978-1-60877-169-1 Softcover, 7x10, 128 pages, B&W, $14.95
The pulp era's longest-running supersleuth returns in his debut adventures by D'Arcy Champion writing as "G. Wayman Jones," reprinted for the first time in chronological series order! First, playboy Richard Curtis Van Loan becomes The Phantom to end the murderous reign of "The Emperor of Death" in his earliest recorded adventure! Then, The Phantom combats a mysterious Asian's sinister plot in "The Crime of Fu Kee Wong." GOLDEN AGE OF COMICS BONUS: From Thrilling Comics #53, the first Phantom Detective comic book story by Flash and Justice Society artist E. E. Hibbard. This double-novel collector's edition showcases both classic color pulp covers by Bertram Glover and the original interior illustrations by comic-great Mel Graff, with historical commentary by popular culture historians Anthony Tollin and Michelle Nolan.
(Sanctum Books) 978-1-60877-093-9 Softcover, 7x10, 144 pages, B&W, $14.95