Guthrie Lamb

Created by Hunt Collins Né Salvatore Lombino Other pseudonyms include Evan Hunter, Curt Cannon, Hunt Collins, Richard Marsten, Ezra Hannon,John Abbott (1926 -2005) Got milk? The Robert Lowndes-edited pulps of the 1950s were certainly well down the publishing food chain, and yet he was always able to manage some quality on a shoe string budget. … Continue reading Guthrie Lamb

Matt Cordell/Curt Cannon

Created by Evan Hunter/Ed McBain/Curt Cannon Né Salvatore Lombino Pseudonyms include Ed McBain, Evan Hunter, Hunt Collins, Richard Marsten, Ezra Hannon,John Abbott (1926 -2005) It's not the 87th Precinct but former private eye turned alcoholic skid-row bum CURT CANNON is a P.I. well worth the visit. Even in the Bowery, people have problems, and Cannon … Continue reading Matt Cordell/Curt Cannon

Milt Davis

Created by Evan Hunter (1926-2005) Evan Hunter (a.k.a. Ed McBain) was a prolific genre author, but he didn't create many private eyes, claiming that he found it "difficult to justify a private citizen investigating murders." Consequently, the character of MILT DAVIS represents a relatively rare foray by this influential crime writer into the P.I. world. … Continue reading Milt Davis

Fallen Angels

(1993-95, Showtime) FALLEN ANGELS was a crime television anthology that aired on the American network, Showtime, in the 1990's. Not all the episodes featured private eyes, or even detectives, per se, but who cares? It paired some great hard-boiled and noir short stories by some of the genre's masters (you know, hacks like Raymond Chandler, … Continue reading Fallen Angels