Truck Turner

Created by Jerry Wilkes Pseudonym of Leigh Chapman "Just follow the bouncing ball, nigger.” —Truck explains the plot "Anybody thinkin' about leavin' here is gonna find my left foot square up their ass, do you understand it?! Those two bitches that left, they better learn to sell pussy in Iceland because if I ever see … Continue reading Truck Turner

Pierce Duncan

Created by Joe Gores (1931-2011) PIERCE DUNCAN is the hero of Joe Gores' Cases (1999), a sprawling vaguely autobiographical, picaresque standalone about a young man on the road in the fifties. Freshly sprung from Notre Dame, Pierce has big plans to write his way across the States, on his way to his inevitable destiny as a … Continue reading Pierce Duncan

Wilbur Peddie

Created by Howard Browne (1907-1999) Best known for his Paul Pine books, writer/editor Howard Browne also gave us several other intriguing private snoops, including one WILBUR PEDDIE. With a monicker like that, you might think Wilbur isn't the most two-fisted of men, and you'd be right on the money. The stories are good, but Peddie … Continue reading Wilbur Peddie