The 10 Doc Savage Novels That Were Quick or Slow to Be Published

Nov 15, 2013 by

The 10 Doc Savage Novels That Were Quick or Slow to Be Published

The Polar TreasureIn a previous column we listed the order Doc Savage novels were submitted to the publisher. We weren’t finished. Below we have the five novels that were quickest “submitted to published” in days. We used the submitted date and subtracted it from the first day of the published month. (Yes, we know the novels weren’t published on that day, but we needed a consistent date.)

After the Quickest Five we have the Slowest Five. They are the novels that languished the longest on the editor’s desk.

Quickest Five
Days
43 The Polar Treasure
68 The Man of Bronze
71 The Land of Terror
85 The Roar Devil
87 Quest of the Spider

The Motion MenaceSlowest Five
Days
547 Mad Eyes
573 He Could Stop the World
574 The Magic Forest
608 The Rustling Death
688 The Motion Menace

Update: Nov 15, 2013: The current Kenneth Robeson, Will Murray, just noted on Facebook: “The motion menace actually knocked around for a year before being written, making it three years….”

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L’homme de bronze

Aug 13, 2009 by




L’homme de bronze!

Original title Marabout translations Re-translation in English
The Man of Bronze L’homme de bronze The man of bronze
The Thousand-Headed Man L’homme aux mille têtes The thousand-headed man
Meteor Menace La grande terreur The great terror
The Polar Treasure Le trésor polaire The polar treasure
Brand of the Werewolf La marque de la bête The brand of the beast
The Lost Oasis L’oasis perdue The lost oasis
The Monsters Les monstres The monsters
The Land of Terror Le pays de l’épouvante The land of terror
The Phantom City La cité fantôme The ghost/phantom city
The Mystic Mullah La mort verte The green death
Fear Cay L’île de l’angoisse The island of anguish
The Quest of Qui À la poursuite du Quâr Chasing Quâr
The Fantastic Island La fosse aux monstres The monsters’ pit-den
Murder Melody La mélodie de la mort Death melody
The Spook Legion La légion fantôme The ghost legion
Land of Always-Night Le pays de l’éternelle nuit Land of eternal night
Red Skull Le crâne rouge The red skull
The Sargasso Ogre L’ogre des Sargasses The Sargasso ogre
The Secret in the sky Alerte dans le ciel Alert in the sky
The Pirate of the Pacific Le pirate du Pacifique The pirate of the Pacific
Cold Death La mort froide The cold death
The Czar of Fear Les cagoules vertes The green hoods
The Green Eagle Le secret de l’aigle The eagle’s secret
The Devil’s Playground Les guerriers du diable The Devil’s warriors
The Other World L’autre monde The other world
The Annihilist Le destructeur The destroyer
Mystery Under the Sea Le mystère sous la mer The mystery under the sea
Mad eyes Les yeux du mal Eyes of evil
Resurrection Day La trahison de la momie The mummy’s betrayal
Red Snow La neige rouge The red snow
The Dagger in the Sky Le poignard céleste The celestial dagger
World Fair’s Goblin Les mystères de New York New York’s mysteries
Merchants of Disaster Les marchands de désastre The merchants of disaster
The Man who Shook the Earth L’homme qui ébranla la terre The man who shook the Earth
The Gold Ogre L’ogre d’or The gold ogre
The Sea Magician Le magicien de la mer The sea magician
The Feathered Octopus La Pieuvre-Oiseau The octopus-bird
meaning The winged octopus
The Sea Angel L’Ange des océans The sea Angel
Devil on the Moon Le diable sur la lune The devil on the moon
The Mental Wizard Magie mentale Mental magic
Original title Lefranqc translations Re-translation in English
Singles
The Man of Bronze L’homme de bronze The man of bronze
The Land of Terror Le pays de l’épouvante The land of terror
The Mystery on the Snow Le mystère dans la neige The mystery in the snow
(first translation in French)
Omnis
The Man of Bronze L’homme de bronze The man of bronze
The Land of Terror Le pays de l’épouvante The land of terror
Quest of the Spider A la poursuite de l’araignée Chasing the spider
(first translation in French)
The Polar Treasure Le trésor polaire The polar treasure
Pirate of the Pacific Le pirate du Pacifique The pirate of the Pacific
The Red Skull Le crâne rouge The red skull
The Lost Oasis L’oasis perdue The lost oasis
The Sargasso Ogre L’ogre des Sargasses The Sargasso ogre
The Czar of Fear Le Czar de la peur The Czar of fear
(new translation of title)
The Phantom City La cité fantôme The ghost/phantom city
Brand of the Werewolf La marque de la bête The brand of the beast
The Man Who Shook the Earth L’homme qui ébranla la terre The man who shook the Earth
Special series
Bleeding Sun Le soleil sanglant The bleeding sun
Special Thanks to Catherine Lavallée-Welch for this page and all the work it took to translate the titles in English. Merci!

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Novel Submission Order

Aug 2, 2009 by

Novel Submission Order

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?

Year
# Mag Title
1932
001 The Man of Bronze
1933
002 The Land of Terror
003 Quest of the Spider
004 The Polar Treasure
005 Pirate of the Pacific
006 The Red Skull
007 The Lost Oasis
008 The Sargasso Ogre
009 The Czar of Fear
010 The Phantom City
011 Brand of the Werewolf
012 The Man Who Shook the Earth
013 Meteor Menace
014 The Monsters
015 The Mystery on the Snow
1934
016 The King Maker
017 The Thousand-Headed Man
018 The Squeaking Goblin
019 Fear Cay
020 Death in Silver
021 The Sea Magician
022 The Annihilist
023 The Mystic Mullah
024 Red Snow
025 Land of Always-Night
026 The Spook Legion
027 The Secret in the Sky
1935
028 Spook Hole
029 The Roar Devil
030 Quest of Qui
031 Cold Death
032 The Majii
033 Mystery Under the Sea
034 Murder Melody
035 The Fantastic lsland
036 Dust of Death
037 The Seven Agate Devils
038 Murder Mirage
039 The Midas Man
040 The Black Spot
041 The Men Who Smiled No More
042 The Metal Master
043 Haunted Ocean
044 The South Pole Terror
045 Land of Long Juju
046 The Vanisher
047 Mad Eyes
048 He Could Stop the World
049 The Terror in the Navy
050 The Derrick Devil
1936
051 The Mental Wizard
052 The Land of Fear
053 Resurrection Day
054 Repel
055 The Motion Menace
056 Ost
057 The Sea Angel
1937
058 Devil on the Moon
059 The Golden Peril
060 The Feathered Octopus
061 The Living Fire Menace
062 The Mountain Monster
063 The Pirate’s Ghost
064 The Red Terrors
065 The Submarine Mystery
1938
066 The Giggling Ghosts
067 The Munitions Master
068 Fortress of Solitude
069 The Devil Genghis
070 The Green Death
071 Mad Mesa
072 The Yellow Cloud
073 Merchants of Disaster
074 The Freckled Shark
075 World’s Fair Goblin
076 The Gold Ogre
1939
077 The Flaming Falcons
078 The Crimson Serpent
079 Hex
080 Poison Island
081 The Stone Man
082 The Angry Ghost
083 The Dagger in the Sky
084 The Other World
085 The Spotted Men
086 The Evil Gnome
087 The Boss of Terror
088 The Flying Goblin
1940
089 The Purple Dragon
090 Tunnel Terror
091 The Awful Egg
092 The Headless Men
093 The Awful Dynasty
094 Devils of the Deep
095 The Men Vanished
096 The Devil’s Playground
097 Bequest of Evil
098 The All-White Elf
099 The Golden Man
100 The Pink Lady
101 The Magic Forest
102 The Mindless Monsters
103 The Rustling Death
104 The Green Eagle
105 Mystery Island
1941
106 Birds of Death
107 Peril in the North
108 The Invisible-Box Murders
109 Men of Fear
110 The Man Who Fell Up
111 The Too-Wise Owl
112 Pirate Isle
113 The Speaking Stone
1942
114 The Three Wild Men
115 The Fiery Menace
116 The Laugh of Death
117 They Died Twice
118 The Devil’s Black Rock
119 The Time Terror
120 The Talking Devil
121 Waves of Death
122 The King of Terror
123 The Black, Black Witch
124 The Running Skeletons
125 Mystery on Happy Bones
1943
126 The Goblins
127 The Mental Monster
128 Hell Below
129 The Secret of the Su
130 The Spook of Grandpa Eben
131 The Whisker of Hercules
132 According to Plan of a One-Eyed Mystic
133 Death Had Yellow Eyes
134 The Derelict of Skull Shoal
135 The Three Devils
136 The Pharaoh’s Ghost
1944
137 The Man Who Was Scared
138 The Shape of Terror
139 Weird Valley
140 Jin San
141 Satan Black
142 The Lost Giant
143 Violent Night
144 Strange Fish
145 The Ten-Ton Snakes
146 Cargo Unknown
147 Rock Sinister
148 The Terrible Stork
149 King Joe Cay
1945
150 The Wee Ones
151 Terror Takes 7
152 The Thing That Pursued
153 Trouble on Parade
154 The Screaming Man
155 Measures for a Coffin
156 Se-Pah-Poo
157 Terror and the Lonely Widow
158 Five Fathoms Dead
159 Death is a Round Black Spot
160 Colors for Murder
1946
161 Fire and Ice
162 Three Times a Corpse
163 The Exploding Lake
164 Death in Little Houses
165 The Devil Is Jones
166 The Disappearing Lady
167 Target for Death
168 Danger Lies East
169 The Death Lady
170 No Light to Die By
171 The Monkey Suit
1947
172 Let’s Kill Ames
173 Once Over Lightly
174 I Died Yesterday
175 The Pure Evil
176 Terror Wears No Shoes
1948
177 The Angry Canary
178 The Swooning Lady
179 In Hell, Madonna
180 The Green Master
181 Return From Cormoral
1949
182 Up From Earth’s Center

Originally published on the Hidalgo Trading Company and DocSavage.Info

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