He Took His Chances With — A Dame Called Murder
From the back:
It was Hollywood’s most peculiar establishment. Girls frolicked in the gauzy costumes of nymphs and goddesses… Men cavorted in the robes of Jupiter, Mars and Pluto! Joe Gaylord, private eye, swore to find out the meaning of these strange revels. Because one of the girls-the cute trick they called Diana — had come to his room late one night to tell him about a murder!
So Joe joined the cult, with the charming Diana conducting him into its sinister mysteries. They were close on the trail of the killer when in Joe’s own bed another corpse was found. The red-headed beauty known as Venus. Her arms had been severed above the elbow…
Reunion of the Owlhooters
He fattened his herd on terror
When They Kissed He Knew…
Unmaskes The Torments That Drive A Man Into Abnormality…
No Surgery Could Cut Away His Hunger For Her
This illustration appeared on the cover of Henry Lewis Nixon’s novel, The Ship’s Doctor, in 1954. The figure of the doctor was reworked, the medical bag was removed, the arms repainted, and the image was reused on the the cover of Geoffrey Wagner’s novel, The Dispossessed, in 1956.
Also featuring The Crook In Time