Sheckley Scodell

Created by Harlan Ellison Pseudonyms include Jay Charby, Landon Ellis, Sley Harson, Ellis Hart, John Magnus & Jay Solo (1934-2018) I’m not 100 percent positive, but in all likelihood “Find One Cuckaboo,” which ran in the February 1960 issue of The Saint Mystery Library, was the first and only appearance in print of New York City based PI SHECK … Continue reading Sheckley Scodell

Big John Novak

Created by Harlan Ellison Pseudonyms include Jay Charby, Landon Ellis, Sley Harson, Ellis Hart, John Magnus & Jay Solo (1934-2018) "I'm built low enough to keyholes so I don't have to bend over when I'm checking on some dumb husband." A former circus performer (when he was "younger and dumber") who became a "two-bit eye," … Continue reading Big John Novak

Jerry Killain

Created by Harlan Ellison Pseudonyms include Jay Charby, Landon Ellis, Sley Harson, Ellis Hart, John Magnus & Jay Solo (1934-2018) "I don't play if I don't know how to win." -- Jerry lays it out for his boss, in "The Golden Virgin" Although he's celebrated as a science fiction and fantasy author (and as a … Continue reading Jerry Killain