Humphrey Campbell

Created by Geoffrey HomesPseudonym of Daniel Mainwaring(1902-77)    Got milk? HUMPHREY CAMPBELL was an operative for the Morgan Missing Persons Bureau ("Missing Persons Located, Heirs Found") in Los Angeles, who appeared in a handful of novels right, who made his debut before the private eye genre was practically codified by the success of a certain Mr. Chandler. … Continue reading Humphrey Campbell

Joey Saphir

Created by John Lawrence (1907-1970) "The first thing he did when he came out of the death house was to put on his turban." -- opening sentence of "Buried in Bond" JOEY SAPHIR is yet another of John Lawrence's Big Apple-based eyes. He only made a few appearances, as far as I can tell, in the … Continue reading Joey Saphir