Ben Garrity, Harrigan and Mulligan (The Gorilla)

Created by Ralph Spence (1890-1940) "A Ritz is afraid of nothing ... but ... THIS ... IS ... SOMETHING!" -- tagline The Gorilla was a relatively obscure comedy by playwright Ralph Spence (original title: The Gorilla: A Musical Comedy), which had a short run on Broadway way back in 1925, but it had surprising long … Continue reading Ben Garrity, Harrigan and Mulligan (The Gorilla)

Michael Shayne

Created By Brett Halliday Pseudonym of Davis Dresser, who also wrote as Asa Baker, Mathew Blood, Kathryn Culver, Don Davis, Hal Debrett, Peter Field, Anthony Scott, Anderson Wayne (1904-1977) One of the most popular private detectives ever, red-haired Miami P.I. MICHAEL SHAYNE has had a long, successful, multi-media career. Shayne made his debut in the … Continue reading Michael Shayne

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