The Spider #26: Death Reign of the Vampire King

The Spider #26: Death Reign of the Vampire King

Never before had greedy, criminal genius loosed so loathsome and deadly a weapon! The Bat Man—leading a band of savages, releasing clouds of bloodthirsty vampire bats—planned to make himself a greater conqueror than Napoleon or Genghis Khan! One man stood in his way—Richard Wentworth, who when the Law fails, sallies forth as the dread Spider to spread red death in the Underworld. And the Spider—his beloved Nita forfeited, his loyal servants captive, his own life ever in horrible danger—must battle both the Bat Man and a broken heart!

$13.95
Quick View
Select options
Operator 5 #14: Blood Reign of the Dictator

Operator 5 #14: Blood Reign of the Dictator

By plague and fire, bribery and chicanery, terrorism and extortion, the insane dictator Ursus Young has established himself as the supreme ruler of America. Who is left with sufficient strength to thwart him? Already he has scattered far and wide the organization of which Operator 5, America’s Secret Service Ace, forms so important a part. Against such tremendous dictatorial power Jimmy Christopher finds himself battling with a desperation such as he has never felt before…

$13.95
Quick View
Select options
Operator 5 #13: March of the Flame Marauders

Operator 5 #13: March of the Flame Marauders

Oilblack goldthe blood of Mother Earth! America had squandered its precious reserves and a syndicate of skilled saboteurs was destroying the remaining store! With all National defense rendered helpless for want of it, bitter despair gripped the hearts of the country’s millions. Pillage, slaughter, and slaverymisery and deaththreatened each American! And Jimmy Christopher, Operator 5 of the United States Intelligence, was gambling his life recklessly in a valiant effort to save his native land from extinction!

$13.95
Quick View
Select options
The Spider #25: Overlord of the Damned

The Spider #25: Overlord of the Damned

The Spider—who was really Richard Wentworth, a true American aristocrat—had fought a hundred battles and faced a thousand foes… But never before had a more brilliant criminal genius challenged him. For the Boss, employing a horrible, new weapon, ruled the Underworld with an iron hand, slaughtering, maddening, and loosing maniacs to ravage the nation…!

$13.95
Quick View
Select options
Captain Zero #3: The Golden Murder Syndicate

Captain Zero #3: The Golden Murder Syndicate

One by one the Eight Frightened Bachelors met violent deaths, meted out by a merciless ring of midnight murderers… that could be challenged only by the fabulous Captain Zero, whose strange, eerie gift was at once a double-edged weapon of deliverance—and of destruction!

$13.95
Quick View
Select options
The Spider #24: King of the Red Killers

The Spider #24: King of the Red Killers

Looting, maiming, slaughtering, El Gaucho launched his colossal plot to unite the Underworld—to make himself King of America! No torture was too cruel for him to employ; no deed too bloody; no life too precious, except his own. Richard Wentworth—the Spider, who exacts justice when the Law fails—realized he alone could save America from wanton butchery, in spite of the grim reward posted for his head—its own weight in the purest gold!

$13.95
Quick View
Select options
Operator 5 #12: The Army of the Dead

Operator 5 #12: The Army of the Dead

The news spread like wildfire. A man had solved the problem of the ageshe was bringing the dead back to life! Operator 5, ace of the American Secret Service, recognized the grave menace. He realized the danger if the gigantic advances of modern science were employed selfishly by unscrupulous men. And that precisely was the danger facing his native land! The Master of Death, using the promise of life everlasting, was cunningly building an army of fanatic, half-mad followers, men who were burning, pillaging and slaying at the will of the man-monster they worshipped!

$13.95
Quick View
Select options
The Spider #23: Master of the Death-Madness

The Spider #23: Master of the Death-Madness

The madness first struck at sea! As if at a signal, young and old initiated the wild bacchanal of self-destruction! Never before had a criminal of such horrible, death-dealing genius preyed upon the American people. Never before did Richard Wentworth, who was in secret the dread Spider, combat a foeman of more deadly power. And while the Spider lay gravely wounded, his beloved, Nita went forth alone to battle for her sweetheart as only a brave woman can do!

$13.95
Quick View
Select options
Captain Zero #2: The Mark of Zero!

Captain Zero #2: The Mark of Zero!

Against a strange murder-master who held first a neighborhood, then a city, and then an entire, powerful nation in an icy paralyzing grip of fear, Captain Zero must wage a grim final battle—using only the guns of a small midnight patrol, that would turn against him at the first crimson streak of dawn!

$13.95
Quick View
Select options
The Spider #22: Dragon Lord of the Underworld

The Spider #22: Dragon Lord of the Underworld

In the heart of New York’s Chinatown, on his imperial throne, guarded by swordsmen and gunmen and a labyrinth of death traps, sat the Arch-Criminal of all time. Master of life and death, of disease, of horrible, crawling things—the Emperor of Vermin released destruction over city and nation. The Spider, Master of Men, champion of humanity, fought with every ounce of his cunning, against the monster who personified evil incarnate—while one faithful servant gave his life in this, the Spider’s most bitter, hopeless battle, and Nita herself was faced with a doom more ghastly than any criminal mind had conceived before!

$13.95
Quick View
Select options
The Spider #21: Hordes of the Red Butcher

The Spider #21: Hordes of the Red Butcher

In the gaunt desolation of those dark Kentucky hills, the Dixie Limited, crack flyer, stood gutted of all living passengers… The Spider, the only survivor, stood alone at that bleak scene, vowing silently, solemnly, to destroy the ambition-mad arch-criminal who had plotted this wholesale ruin. For this, and manifold like disasters, were occurring everywhere in the land—at the direction, Richard Wentworth knew, of some diabolical brain which was unleashing hordes of primitive barbarians to lay waste civilization. But later, at the very moment when the Spider should have struck his most telling blow, he was pacing a narrow cell in the death-house at Sing Sing!

$13.95
Quick View
Select options
Operator 5 #11: The League of War-Monsters

Operator 5 #11: The League of War-Monsters

A group of bitter men—a secret League of War—was ready to plunge the world into a new, earth-wide conflict. They issued orders, and bloody organized murder was loosed in the heart of Europe! And behind this carnage, a single man was scheming to make himself the Dictator of the World! Never before had a single person conceived such a colossal plan for profiting from the slaughter of humans. He had overcome all obstacles—except one lone avenger, Operator 5, America’s secret service ace. Can Jimmy Christopher keep the nations of the world from hurling themselves into a war which can bring nothing but universal defeat, misery, and slavery?

$13.95
Quick View
Select options
Captain Zero #1: City of Deadly Sleep

Captain Zero #1: City of Deadly Sleep

Three sinister slay-rides turned a giant metropolis into a city patrolled by terror… helpless, save for one man—Captain Zero—the fabulous Master of Midnight, whose strange cloak of invisibility was, at the same time, a gift of the gods—and a curse of the Devil!

$13.95
Quick View
Select options
The Spider #20: Reign of the Death Fiddler

The Spider #20: Reign of the Death Fiddler

Exactly at eleven-thirty each Thursday night the Death Fiddler conducted his unholy orchestra in a symphony of murder which sounded the doom of some marked victim. A master of the grotesque, he held an entire city in the strangle-hold of a helpless terror; even the forces of the Law stood in shuddery, superstitious fear of this new destroyer. And then the Spider, Master of Men, modern knight-errant of mankind, rose up against him! But the Spider, too, was baffled; not all Richard Wentworth’s efforts seemed enough to destroy this new, this ugliest of all Hydra heads rearing out of the noxious slime of the Underworld…

$13.95
Quick View
Select options
Operator 5 #10: The Red Invader

Operator 5 #10: The Red Invader

A happy crowd, inspired by the spirit of Christmas, was milling joyously in Times Square, New York. Suddenly, cutting through the sounds of gayety, came a shrill whine. It became louder, and at the very second of midnight, a gigantic shell exploded, killing, maiming, destroying! At twelve hour intervals thereafter—no man knew in advance where—another shell burst devastatingly. Two great powers were openly accused in the newspapers. War—savage and bloody—was imminent, and Operator 5 realized that he had encountered his most cunning foe, the clever woman spy—Radi Havara!

$13.95
Quick View
Select options
The Spider #19: Slaves of the Crime Master

The Spider #19: Slaves of the Crime Master

Never before has the Spider, Master of Men, crusader extraordinary against the Underworld, been faced with such overwhelming difficulties. A magically persuasive radio voice luring thousands of young people to crime; a scientific madman dealing germicidal death over the nation; every criminal gang in the country organized to levy toll by stark terror… How can Richard Wentworth link these facts, weave a web of retribution for the Doom Dealer? With his beloved Nita captured and waiting for a ghastly old-world torture, his one-time friend Kirkpatrick ordering police on his trail to ‘Kill at Sight!’, his every movement hampered not only by outlaws but by the law itself—can even the Spider find a way to free humanity from the grip of wholesale destruction being planned for it by the greatest of all Crime Masters?

$13.95
Quick View
Select options
Kingdom Come (The Argosy Library)

Kingdom Come (The Argosy Library)

America is in the hands of the Red Sleeves! All over the nation this secret army has risen and struck with paralyzing suddenness. Transportation lines, telephone, power plants, munitions—all have fallen to the Red-Sleeved horde. Within the space of a few bloody hours the orderly course of democratic life had been turned into chaos: freedom of speech and personal liberty are suspended. Any yet the Red Sleeve battle-cry is “America for Americans!”

Never before in book form, this Depression-era epic from the pages of Argosy is reminiscent of its then-contemporary, the espionage/post-apocalyptic series, Operator 5.

The Argosy Library #61

$16.95$29.95
Quick View
Select options
Henry Rides the Danger Trail: The Complete Tales of Sheriff Henry, Volume 3 (The Argosy Library)

Henry Rides the Danger Trail: The Complete Tales of Sheriff Henry, Volume 3 (The Argosy Library)

Once voted Adventure magazine’s most popular author, W.C. Tuttle introduced the world to one of his longest-running—and most popular—series characters, Henry Harrison Conroy, in the pages of Argosy. Collected here are the next two novels: “The Revelation of Henry” and “Henry Rides the Danger Trail.”

The Argosy Library #62

$19.95$29.95
Quick View
Select options
Z is for Zombie (The Argosy Library)

Z is for Zombie (The Argosy Library)

In Haiti, that dark island of mystery, voodoo, and zombies, John Ranier, American medico of a cruise ship, arrives to plunge into a strange dilemma: a man with a Z scar on his arm is dead: but there’s no wound on him. The second of author Theodore Roscoe’s Haitian zombie novels, and one of the best stories he penned for the pages of Argosy.

The Argosy Library #63

$19.95$29.95
Quick View
Select options
The Bait and the Trap: The Complete Adventures of Tizzo, Volume 2 (The Argosy Library)

The Bait and the Trap: The Complete Adventures of Tizzo, Volume 2 (The Argosy Library)

Superstar pulpsmith Max Brand was best known for his Westerns, but his historical adventures rank among the best stories he ever wrote. These seven stories of 16th Century Italian Renaissance swashbuckling swordsman Tizzo are tightly-plotted, action-packed adventures which were rarely equaled in quality by Brand’s contemporaries. Volume 2 collects the final four stories: “The Cat and the Perfume,” “Claws of the Tigress,” “The Bait and the Trap,” and “The Pearls of the Bonfadini.” Includes an introduction by Brand scholar William F. Nolan (Logan’s Run).

The Argosy Library #64

$19.95$29.95
Quick View
Select options
Minions of Mars (The Argosy Library)

Minions of Mars (The Argosy Library)

Rip Van Winkle was a mere cat-napper compared to Mark Nevin who went to sleep in 1939 and up six thousand years later. That was confusing enough without being elected by a prankish, disembodied intelligence to be the father of the future race, and chosen by a smooth-tongued rebel as king of a crazy country Mark had never even heard of. A sparkling and fast-moving tale of adventures in the Days to Come….

The Argosy Library #65

$16.95$29.95
Quick View
Select options
Swords in Exile: The Rakehelly Adventures of Cleve and d’Entreville, Volume 2 (The Argosy Library)

Swords in Exile: The Rakehelly Adventures of Cleve and d’Entreville, Volume 2 (The Argosy Library)

One of the most popular series from Argosy’s later years, Murray R. Montgomery penned a number of stories chronicling the adventures of Her Majesty’s Guard Richard Cleve and French cavalier Monsieur le Comte Guy d’Entreville… partners and rakehellies of the Cardinal’s Guard and in the service of Cardinal Richelieu in seventeenth-century France. Much-revered and enjoyed by thousands of Argosy readers, these fast-paced stories have never before been reprinted. Collecting the final two stories in the series.

The Argosy Library #66

$19.95$29.95
Quick View
Select options
Men With No Master: The Complete Adventures of Robin the Bombardier (The Argosy Library)

Men With No Master: The Complete Adventures of Robin the Bombardier (The Argosy Library)

Hail to the heroes of New Forest—those defiant, stout-hearted freemen, whose crossbows and bombards shall write high glory for England in the Hundred Years War. Written by longtime pulp editor and agent Roy de S. Horn, this four-story series chronicled the adventures of Robin Santerre AKA Robin the Bombardier.

The Argosy Library #67

$19.95$29.95
Quick View
Select options
The Torch (The Argosy Library)

The Torch (The Argosy Library)

A classic fantasy story from the pages of Argosy, “The Torch” is one of the pulp’s earliest post-apocalyptic stories: following the near-destruction of the world from a comet collision, society now exists in two groups: the aristocrats who live in “The Tower,” where the skyscrapers once existed, and the “Folk,” who reside in the the abandoned subway tunnels. This edition includes the original illustrations from its later publication in Famous Fantastic Mysteries by Lawrence Sterne Stevens.

The Argosy Library #68

$16.95$29.95
Quick View
Select options
King of Chaos and Other Adventures: The Johnston McCulley Omnibus

King of Chaos and Other Adventures: The Johnston McCulley Omnibus (The Argosy Library)

A monster-sized volume containing five novels from the pages of Argosy, The All-Story, and The Railroad Man’s Magazine by the creator of Zorro, Johnston McCulley. It’s headlined by the epic “King of Chaos,” which chronicles the rightful heir to an island nation in his quest to reclaim his throne. This omnibus edition also includes the additional McCulley full-length novels “Shipmates With Horror,” “At His Mercy,” and “Daughter of the Idol.”

The Argosy Library #69

$29.95$39.95
Quick View
Select options
The Blind Spot (The Argosy Library)

The Blind Spot (The Argosy Library)

A classic of science fiction, “The Blind Spot” is considered one of the first parallel world stories, and one of the most popular fantasy stories to see publication in Argosy. Includes the original illustrations from its later publication in Famous Fantastic Mysteries by Virgil Finlay.

The Argosy Library #70

$19.95$29.95
Quick View
Select options
The Complete Cases of The Mongoose (The Argosy Library)

The Complete Cases of The Mongoose (The Argosy Library)

From the creator of Zorro. Never before reprinted, this series of nine novelettes saw publication in 1932-33 within the pages of Detective Fiction Weekly. Owing much to author Johnston McCulley’s better-known creation, the masked crimefighter The Mongoose was in actuality two people—Sidney Carleigh and his sister Eleanor—who planned the revenge against those bankers and prominent individuals who framed their father for crimes which sent him to prison. With an all-new introduction by Peter Poplaski.

$29.95$39.95
Quick View
Select options
The Girl and The People of the Golden Atom (The Argosy Library)

The Girl and The People of the Golden Atom (The Argosy Library)

Two of the most influential science fiction classics from the heyday of The All-Story are reprinted from their original magazine texts. Pioneering the subatomic fiction genre and inspiring a legion of imitators, Ray Cummings’ short story, “The Girl in the Golden Atom” spawned a novel-length sequel the following year. Included here are the Virgil Finlay and Frank R. Paul illustrations from the stories’ subsequent appearances in Famous Fantastic Mysteries, as well as an introduction by Will Murray.

$19.95$29.95
Quick View
Select options
The Gray Dragon: The Adventures of Peter the Brazen, Volume 2 (The Argosy Library)

The Gray Dragon: The Adventures of Peter the Brazen, Volume 2 (The Argosy Library)

Peter the Brazen returns! Wireless operator Peter Moore continues his adventures in Len Yang as he battles the sinister figure of power and evil, the mysterious Gray Dragon. Written by long-time Argosy author George F. Worts under his primary pen-name, Peter the Brazen made a marked impression on Argosy reader Lester Dent when he co-created Doc Savage. The saga of Peter the Brazen is amongst the best adventure series in the history of pulp fiction.

$19.95$29.95
Quick View
Select options
The Golden City (The Argosy Library)

The Golden City (The Argosy Library)

The lost continent of Mu! The story has often been told of how it exists unknown and uncharted in the mid-Pacific, glimpsed by sailors once in a century. But Adams Mayhew, lost overboard from a whaling ship, found himself at the shores of the mystic land… and began a strange adventure… for Mayhew would soon be pit against The Spider—mad genius of Mu—with the existence of that lost Pacific continent at stake. Featuring the original illustrations from the story’s original appearance in Argosy, as well as those from Famous Fantastic Mysteries by the incomparable Virgil Finlay.

$16.95$29.95
Quick View
Select options