Silent Smith (The Silver Fox)

Created by Day Keene Pseudonym of Gunnar Hjerstedt Other pseudonyms include¬†Lewis Dixon, William Richards, Daniel White, John Corbett & Donald King (1904-1969) I'm not even sure what SILENT SMITH's occupation was, exactly--or even if he had one, but he was known as the "Silver Fox of Broadway" in a slew of stories in Dime Detective … Continue reading Silent Smith (The Silver Fox)

Bart Hardin

Created by David Alexander (1907-1973) Broadway is his beat. BART HARDIN was the rambling, gambling two-fisted editor of The Broadway Times, who starred in eight novels back in the fifties, fondly remembered these days for, among other things, living above a flea circus in a Times Square tenement. The Broadway Times was essentially a throwaway … Continue reading Bart Hardin