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KA-POOWW! KA-BOOOM! Holmes and Queen in Four Colors

In the early 1960’s, Dell’s Four Color Series experimented with giving some of the great detectives the Superman treatment by trying them out as comic books. 1,529 more words


Wouldn't You Rather Have Your Precious Little Ingénue*

One of the character types we often associate with classic and Golden Age crime fiction (although this character shows up elsewhere, too) is the ingénue – the somewhat unsophisticated, inexperienced young woman. 1,074 more words

Agatha Christie

What You Need is Some Fresh Publicity*

There are plenty of times when people want to call as little attention to themselves as possible. That’s especially true if one is by nature a private person, or the matter is something personal, and one doesn’t want it getting around. 1,060 more words

Agatha Christie


Great minds think alike! It’s the final week for the Tuesday Night Bloggers to dedicate their efforts to all things related to poison, and without consulting each other in any way, my buddy JJ at The Invisible Event and I both set our sights on Ellery Queen, one of the foremost American practitioners of the classic mystery. 2,060 more words


So Christian Dior Me, From My Head to My Toes*

Fashion design is big business. Whether you’re a fan of a certain designer, or you couldn’t care less what name you’re wearing, it’s hard to deny the influence designers have. 1,127 more words

Agatha Christie

You're In the Care of a Spin Doctor*

It’s a competitive world out there. So, for a lot of people and businesses, image is everything. They have to inspire confidence and build loyalty. That’s where public relations and ‘spin doctors’ come in. 1,111 more words