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Flynn's Weekly Detective Stories, April 1928


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#1 TheLoucheyMonster!

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Posted 06 November 2012 - 12:12 AM

Here is the cover of a 1928 detective pulp magazine.
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http://www.philsp.com/mags/flynns.html

I can't find an online version, or much reference. Do any of you collectors know anything or have further info about the story?

#2 Absomphe

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Posted 06 November 2012 - 04:48 AM

Great find, as per, Louchie! :thumbup:

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Posted 06 November 2012 - 12:47 PM

I Found a little more about the cover art. It does not seem to be specifically about absinthe.
The tittle is "Woman with Overturned Bottle and Cigarette: by Legaren Hiller

http://www.artnet.co...FxymfIMo5r9cvg2

http://www.pulpartists.com/Hiller.html

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Posted 06 November 2012 - 01:42 PM

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The tittle is ... a point or small sign used as a diacritical mark in writing or printing

;)

...and for several hours we forgot that we were the beast's prey... Brotherhood of the Wolf

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#5 Absomphe

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Posted 06 November 2012 - 03:11 PM

The Tittle was a great N.Y. Giants quarterback who played during the fifties and sixties.


Amended for accuracy's sake, luv. B)

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#6 Hedonmonkey

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Posted 06 November 2012 - 03:24 PM

Correct me anytime you please. :devil:

I knew there had to be at least one downside to not arriving until '69.
I missed some great football.

...and for several hours we forgot that we were the beast's prey... Brotherhood of the Wolf

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#7 Bluewolf Pete

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Posted 06 November 2012 - 03:33 PM

I Found a little more about the cover art. It does not seem to be specifically about absinthe.


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#8 Absomphe

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Posted 06 November 2012 - 03:35 PM

Hey, Norm van Brocklin's yards passing record for a single game still stands...and even I wasn't around for that one. :wheelchair: :cheers:

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#9 sardonix

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Posted 07 November 2012 - 05:57 PM

I knew there had to be at least one downside to not arriving until '69.
I missed some great football.


But that is a vintage year, nonetheless... ;)
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#10 Hedonmonkey

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Posted 07 November 2012 - 06:05 PM

And don't I know it. The first 2 numbers of my b-day are 6&9 too.
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...and for several hours we forgot that we were the beast's prey... Brotherhood of the Wolf

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#11 Absomphe

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 04:38 AM

I'd post a comeback here, but I wouldn't want FPB to feel compelled to light up a cigarette. :laugh:

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 07:28 PM

And don't I know it. The first 2 numbers of my b-day are 6&9 too.
:dev-cheers:


Sounds like it'd be hard to know if you're coming or going...

(sorry, Abs, someone had to do it)

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 05:20 PM

I Found a little more about the cover art. It does not seem to be specifically about absinthe.
The tittle is "Woman with Overturned Bottle and Cigarette: by Legaren Hiller

I'm a fan of good tittles.

Found this:

Attached File  FlynnsAbsinthewithphoto.jpg   41.23K   8 downloads

Lejaren Hiller, photographer. Hiller’s pulp fiction covers were photographically based. Flynn’s Weekly Detective Fiction, “Absinthe,” with photo, n.d. c. 1925, Lejaren Hiller artist, Hiller Archive, Visual Studies Workshop. Courtesy Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester NY.

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 08:14 PM

"With the Thrill of Truth"! Ya gotta love it! What a great cover.


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