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L’homme de bronze

An intelligent, beautiful women with a sexy French accent enters your life… sounds like the start of a fairy tale, but when the sentence continues…and she loves reading Doc Savage as much as you do… you start looking around for Candid Camera. That really happened to me, and she was kind enough to give me a list of the Doc novels published in French and their original titles. (PS: She also married me. So it was a fairy tale…)

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Working Title

Authors often give a title to their work as it is written. The publisher may or may not use the author’s title. The author’s suggestion is the “working title.” Guess what we have inside? You’re right..a list, but this one is a puzzle!

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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?

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Lester Dent’s Secret Master Plot

Most Doc fans know the force behind Kenneth Robeson was Lester Dent. Mr. Dent didn’t write every Doc story, but he could have. The man was a Writing Machine. He had a secret to writing so quickly, a secret he shares with us.

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What is the Hidalgo Trading Company?

The text below was written on the sixth anniversary of the Hidalgo Trading Company, the site I…