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Working Title II

Back in the 90s we published a little puzzle about the working title of some 49 Doc Savage pulps. For those who don’t like puzzles…here’s the full list…

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Lester Dent Bridge Dedication September 24, 2021

Through the work of Doc Savage fans, La Plata residents, and Dent family members, the State of Missouri is dedicating a new La Plata bridge in honor of hometown hero, Lester Dent.

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Cast the Movie 1996 Edition

In November 1996, we placed the following on the Hidalgo Trading Company’s Movie Page… Every few months…

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Valley of the Vanished

Doc Savage fans understand that Doc’s career really took a turn when his father stumbled on the…

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Reading the Sanctum Reprints in Pulp Order

Those who have purchased all the Sanctum reprints of the pulps might want to read them in original pulp publication order. We’re happy to present you that list…

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Ron Hill’s Doc Savage Covers

In the 1990s, artist Ron Hill imagined some Bantam covers for novels that didn’t get their own. The Hidalgo Trading Company was proud to publish the first three. (Sadly, the only three.)
With his kind permission, we’re republishing those covers…

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States Never Mentioned in the Original 182 Doc Savage Adventures

Here’s a little Doc Savage trivia tidbit…

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Title Name With Dashes

There’s a very simple way to find any Doc Savage novel on the Hidalgo Trading Company…

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Take Away the Lady – 1944 Lester Dent Newspaper Serial

In 1944, the Lester Dent story, “Take Away the Lady” was serialized in various newspapers. Here are the links to the full story in the Florence Alabama Times…

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Lester Dent Gravesite

Lester and Norma Dent are buried in La Plata, MO in the La Plata Cemetery