Click Rush “The Gadget Man”

Created by Lester Dent (1905-1959) Lester Dent’s final (and weirdest) gadget detective by far was CLICKELL "CLICK" RUSH, aka THE GADGET MAN, which definitely took a more screwball approach than his previous to the sub-genre. But it turned out to also be his most successful, with Click hanging around long enough for eighteen stories to … Continue reading Click Rush “The Gadget Man”

Lee Nace “The Blond Adder”

Created by Lester Dent (1905-1959) Pipe-smoking New York City private eye LEE COURTNEY NACE, aka "THE BLOND ADDER," was yet another of Lester Dent's gadget-loving detectives, out to save us from meteors, poisonous green skeletons, exploding bodies and all sorts of weird menace shit. But fear not! Like many a Dent hero, Lee is annoyingly brilliant … Continue reading Lee Nace “The Blond Adder”

Oscar Sail

Created by Lester Dent (1905-1959) When not busy churning out most of the 181 Doc Savage adventures under the Kenneth Robeson pseudonym, prolific pulpster Lester Dent could produce wild and wacky hard-boiled dicks with the best of them, including Lynn Lash, Lee Nace (The Blond Adder), Foster Fade (The Crime Spectacularist)  and Click Rush (The Gadget Man). … Continue reading Oscar Sail

Lester Dent’s Pulp Paper Master Fiction Plot

EDITOR'S NOTE: Lester Dent (1904 - 1959) was a prolific author of about a million pulp stories, best known -- at least among pulp fans -- as the main author of the Doc Savage series, under the pen name of Kenneth Robeson. But he was more, much more than that. In addition to the Doc … Continue reading Lester Dent’s Pulp Paper Master Fiction Plot