A History of the Doc Savage Adventures in Pulps, Paperbacks, Comics, Fanzines, Radio and Film

A History of the Doc Savage Adventures in Pulps, Paperbacks, Comics, Fanzines, Radio and Film

by Robert Michael "Bobb" Cotter

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781476665986
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 03/31/2016
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 287,357
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Robert Michael “Bobb” Cotter, a graphic designer, lives in Pittsburgh. In addition to having written several books about comics and film, he writes a monthly column for Creepy Classics.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents



Introduction—Who Is Doc Savage? 1



One. A New Deal, a New Hero 11

Two. All This and World War, Too 105

Three. The Bronze Age Meets the Atomic Age 140

Four. The Doc Savage History of Comics 158

Five. Doc Savage on the Air and in the Movie(s) 173

Six. The Fan(zines) of Bronze 190

Seven. The New Adventures of Doc Savage 202



Appendices

1. The People Behind Doc Savage 211

2. The Best of Doc Savage: Novels, Pulp and Paperback Covers 218

3. Street & Smith’s Doc Savage Magazine Issues 221

4. Bantam’s Doc Savage Paperbacks 223

5. Doc Savage Comicography 224

Bibliography 229

Index 231

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