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The Doc Savage Waiting Game

March 6, 2012 / 3 comments

For the sake of argument pretend you were born around 1920. Now jump forward to when you turned 13. (Let’s say May 17, 1933.) You’ve been buying each issue of the new Doc Savage Magazine as soon as it hits the newsstand. (Where are you getting the money? You sell Grit.) You become successful. From…

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A 2000 Interview with Will Murray

February 11, 2012 / 0 comments

From the interview…

All of the books you wrote were based on his outlines?
Every one of them.

Does he have any left?
Yeah, I’ve got enough for about seven or eight books. I started about four of them when Bantam Books pulled the plug on the series in ’93.

That’s too bad.
It was too bad, especially since I was caught in the middle of several books. I dearly wish to finish them, and I expect I will at some point, for some publisher. I would love to come in and do some new ones because that also is where a lot of the interest lies.

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Lester Dent Short Video Biography

January 6, 2010 / 1 comment

Interesting super-short documentary from a couple of years ago. See which Doc Savage fans you recognize from the final few seconds…

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Novel Submission Order

August 2, 2009 / 12 comments

Doc Savage fans are a particular lot.

Some have read the novels in the order they were published by Bantam. Some insist a better method is to read them in the order they were originally published. The latest “best order” is to read the novels in the order they were “submitted to Street and Smith.” Guess who has that order for you?

What is the Hidalgo Trading Company?

July 31, 2009 / 4 comments

The text below was written on the sixth anniversary of the Hidalgo Trading Company, the site I started in September 1996. It’s now almost 13 years of running a Doc Savage site. Some years were lean as Catherine and I spent more time raising the next generation Doc fan, but I’m looking forward to continuing…

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