Thursday, July 17, 2014

Day of the Dolls #5

Today we are on the other side of the half way point of the Day of the Dolls. All this week I will be showcasing a mystery title or two with Doll in the title. Why do you ask? Dolls. All through the late forties to the early sixties a doll would be associated with a hardboiled or noir title.


Death For A Doll
by Spike Morreli

Printing History
Written by William Newton (1923- )

The Leisure Library
#2 (1952)

Tough Doll
by Peggy Gaddis

 Printing History
Written by Erolie Pearl Gaddis Dern (1895-1966)

Venus Books
#131 (1951)

1 comment:

  1. I'm struck by the two very different facial expressions!