Doc’s trusty crew suddenly disappears. The only clue is an unearthly laughter that arises from nowhere and destroys the will. Doc, alone, must save his sidekicks before they die — but when the laughter attacks him, the Man of Bronze becomes the helpless puppet of evil!
The deep mysteries of Doc Savage are finally revealed! John Sunlight, poetic genius of evil, gruesome master of a thousand elements of screaming terror, discovers the innermost secrets of The Man of Bronze. Doc Savage finds himself enmeshed in a diabolical web of dark horror as he valiantly battles the appalling machines of destruction he himself has invented!
A mysterious “sea monster” is sighted by fishermen in the Gulf of Mexico. Then a pirated submarine, using a powerful secret weapon, begins to terrorize shipping along the entire Atlantic seaboard. Hundreds die as warships of all nations join together to find and destroy the deadly menace. The chief suspects: Doc Savage and his loyal crew!
The Man of Bronze and his fearless friends trail the treacherous Spad Ames to the Arizona Badlands. There they encounter the mysterious men who live through the mists — men who can turn flesh into stone
The Bantam cover of this novel reuses the artwork from the Bantam edition of “The South Pole Terror.”
Senseless, machine-like humans of incredible strength and little humanity are scouring the city, and even Doc Savage is no match for them. Doc races to find a way to destroy them — but the world thinks he’s their leader.
A vampire is loose in the streets of Manhattan, and it’s dropped off a corpse for a calling card at Doc Savage’s doorstep. The Man of Bronze and his crew follow the trail of blood and murder to a remote Atlantic island where they uncover a million dollars in gold, a stolen Nazi submarine, and a shipload of danger, death, and fiery fist-crunching action!
Graduates of Doc’s college for criminals who revert to their former identities. A master trickster who will stop at nothing to further his evil plans. A ferocious monster that turns men’s minds to mush. All are part of a cunning scheme which the Man of Bronze and his loyal companions must smash — or die trying.
Weird disappearances at sea … an empty schooner full-rigged with no signs of life on board … on the foremast a fantastic crimson eye. A mad dictator strangles the Caribbean as the Man of Bronze penetrates the century-old curse that triggered a submarine war!