Title The Phantom Detective: DEATH UNDER CONTRACT
Binding Mass market paperback.
Book Condition Tiny nick to lower edge of rear cover, else an unread, as-new copy, in illustrated wraps. Cover shows a Confederate soldier shot through the heart by a backgrounded Yank who stands, smoking gun in hand, in front of a bank of Hollywood klieg lights.
Edition First edition: Paperback Original. Regency #CR135. The Phantom Detective Book No. 21. Cover price, $.60. Cover art by Robert Bonfils.
Publisher (San Diego, California): A Regency Suspense Novel (Corinth Publications), (1966).
Seller ID 37409.00
Originally published in THE PHANTOM DETECTIVE pulp for August, 1939. The Phantom (in reality, wealthy playboy Richard Curtis Van Loan) had the third longest run for a pulp hero, outlasted only by Doc Savage and The Shadow. SIGNED by artist Bonfils!
Hollywood Fiction. Mystery. Paperback Originals. Pulp Fiction. Signed.