James “Whit” Whitney

Created by David Dodge (1910-74) "Was your husband in the army, Mrs. Whitney?" "No." "Navy?" "No. Why?" "I never saw a public accountant before with bullet scars in his abdomen." "He isn't an ordinary public accountant." -- from It Ain't Hay In July 1941, David Dodge's first novel, Death and Taxes (1941),  introduced readers to one … Continue reading James “Whit” Whitney

Al Colby

Created by David Dodge (1910-74) David Dodge's second series character, AL COLBY, is a private eye based in Mexico City. Colby is a tough-guy adventurer whose investigations take him throughout Central and South America. He is a norteamericano who was born in Mexico, lived most of his life there, and speaks fluent Spanish. He's a loner … Continue reading Al Colby