Carl Kolchak (The Night Stalker)

Created by Jeff Rice "I promised I'd show up with a haircut, a new hat, and a pressed suit...┬ábut I lie a lot." -- Carl Kolchak Poor CARL KOLCHAK. A wise-cracking, would-be hard-bitten newsman in a battered seersucker suit and straw boater hat, Kolchak would have been right at home in a 1940's newspaper flick. … Continue reading Carl Kolchak (The Night Stalker)

Jimmy Wing

Created by John D. MacDonald (1916-1986) Just as the pulps were dying out, John D. MacDonald was able to catch the rising wave of the paperback boom. From 1950 until he released his first Travis McGee novel in 1964, he published over forty PBO's, all standalones. His crime novels of this period are masters of … Continue reading Jimmy Wing