Johnny Dynamite

Created by Ken Fitch Pseudonym of William Waugh and Pete Morisi "The Wild Man from Chicago! He's rough! He's Tough!┬áHe's JOHNNY DYNAMITE!" JOHNNY DYNAMITE was definitely the best of the pre-Comics Code comic book eyes of the fiftiies -- and, it turned out, the one with the longest legs. He made his debut in "I'll … Continue reading Johnny Dynamite

Mike Mist

Created by Max Allan Collins and Terry Beatty It's been a long, long road for MIKE MIST, the handsome Chicago private eye with a taste for comic books and bad puns, and a flair for solving murders in a minute or two. A pet project of Max Allan Collins and Terry Beatty, co-creators of that … Continue reading Mike Mist

Ms. Tree

Created by Max Allan Collins and Terry Beatty Since Mike Hammer was originally planned for comic books, it only seems fitting that Spillane defender/apologist and hard-boiled renaissance man Max Allan Collins' "female Mike Hammer," MICHAEL TREE, should appear in the appropriate medium. And who knows? Collins is probably most famous for his historical detective novels … Continue reading Ms. Tree