Pete Chambers

Created by Henry Kane Pseudonyms include Anthony McCall, Kenneth R. McKay & Mario J. Sagola (1918-88) PETER CHAMBERS is a swingin' kinda guy, who started life referring to himself as a "private richard" and ended up the head gumshoe in a handful of soft porn novels. What a dick! Originally, Pete was a man with … Continue reading Pete Chambers

Marla Trent

Created by Henry Kane Pseudonyms include Anthony McCall, Kenneth R. McKay & Mario J. Sagola; house pseudonym include Ellery Queen (1918-88) MARLA TRENT, one of the first women eyes, first appeared in 1959's Private Eyeful, and later teamed up with author Kane's most famous character, "private richard"┬áPete Chambers, in 1962's Kisses of Death, and that … Continue reading Marla Trent

Jeff Prior

Set in the 1930s, The Investigators was a short-lived (13 episodes and out) 1958 television series about a hip young New York private eye, JEFF PRIOR, who counted on his dad, Lloyd, a former newspaperman, to help him out. Jeff was something of a brawler, "a combination of McGraw and Mike Hammer," and was quick … Continue reading Jeff Prior