Startling Detective Magazine - 3 issues - May 1938 / July 1939 / July 1954


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Startling Detective Magazine / May 1938 / July 1939 / July 1954

May 1938 - "Smashing the Bloody Reign of the Parson's Sons"

Quarto. 80 pp. Very good condition. Slight rubbing, creasing along front cover fore-edge, otherwise immaculate. Tight binding. Startling Detective's coverage of the New England Passion Slayer in this issue is crime journalism at its peak.

July 1939 - "Death Riddle of the Artist's Model"

Quarto. 80 pp. Very good condition. Sharp and clean. The exquisite airbrushing on exhibition has made this issue one that no serious crime pulp addict is willing to forego.

July 1954 - "Sex Ambush of the Party Belle"

Quarto. 80 pp. Good condition. Rubbing to covers. This issue is just teeming with mind-boggling murder cases thanks to a mid-decade surge in crime.

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