C-Jag

BLACK MASK. October, 1940

According to Oxford Reference, “C-Jag” is a cocaine binge, which makes sense because this story was later republished as Cocaine in Pocket Mystery Reader in 1942.

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Murder Theme

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BLACK MASK. July, 1944

Notice how the gun is firing without moving its action at all.

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Murder A.W.O.L

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Murder A.W.O.L., Black Mask magazine cover, 1944
Black Mask November 1944
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This Rafael DeSoto painting marks 18,000 posts here at Pulp Covers. The entire issue can be downloaded here

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