Candid Jones

Created by Richard Sale Pseudonyms include Bernard Elas, Seymour Richards, John St. John (1911-93) "I was never afraid of any man, and I always figured that if a guy was going to get rough with you, the best thing to do was to get rough with him first." -- "Long Shot" Weegee-like freelance photographer/investigator TERRENCE "CANDID" JONES … Continue reading Candid Jones

Flashgun Casey

Created by George Harmon Coxe (1901-84) Originally appearing in the pages of Black Mask under the watchful eyes of then-editor Joseph Shaw, JACK "FLASHGUN" CASEY of the Boston Express was the original fast-talking crime photographer, a big, hot-tempered Boston Mick with a gift for gab and a nose for trouble. No "artiste", Casey kept a bottle of … Continue reading Flashgun Casey

Mike Kovac

Created by -- Lieutenant Donovan: "You're not going to shoot him, are you?" Kovac: "After all the trouble I went to, you're darn right I'm gonna shoot him." In the 1958-60 TV Series Man with a Camera, a young Charles Bronson starred as MIKE KOVAC, a former World War II combat photographer working as a … Continue reading Mike Kovac