139f 08/41 Mystery Island

Chuck Welch
August 13, 2001 - 1941 / bama / Bantam 133-144 / clark / nanovic / novel / pulp

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Something sinister causes a whole island to vanish! If Doc can’t uncover the fiendish plot behind this startling act, he might be the next to disappear!

The Bantam cover of this novel reuses a part of the artwork from the Bantam edition of “The Green Death.”

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  1. Thomas Fortenberry says:

    Mystery Island may not be top notch Doc, but it has some really interesting things in it for Doc fans.

    In this book we have the insatiable Monk romancing throughout as subtext. He is partying and out often in this episode and becomes a nuisance. He is such a dog that when he is on the phone about hitmen he starts hitting on the operator, Hester. This Hester bit really develops and this will lead later to some real trouble for Monk. Monk delivers a line about her to Ham that is worth repeating:

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