Matt Cordell/Curt Cannon

Created by Evan Hunter/Ed McBain/Curt Cannon NĂ© 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

The Twenty-Year Death Trilogy

Created by Ariel S. Winter "I had on my good suit, a navy blue so deep it looked black, with a pressed white shirt, a red-and-blue-striped tie, a red handkerchief, and freshly polished loafers. I'd had a shower and a shave." -- Dennis Foster calls on his client, in The Falling Star "Yeah, I'd always … Continue reading The Twenty-Year Death Trilogy

Minky Woodcock

Created by Cynthia von Buhler Hard Case Crime/Titan Comics stepped briefly out of its hard-boiled shell for the 1920s period piece fantasy-tinged limited series. The Girl Who Handcuffed Houdini, set in the surprisingly sexy world of 1920s magic. Plucky, kinky, rabbit-loving MINKY WOODCOCK (she's a penpal of Agatha Christie!) is tired of being dismissed by … Continue reading Minky Woodcock