Book List in Order: 42 titles


  • Collected for the first time: prolific pulp writer Norvell W. Page's stories of private sleuth Jules Tremaine and his battles with the Catrini crime family from the pages of Black Mask magazine. Witnessing their cruelty first-hand, Tremaine sets ...



  • The most diabolical criminal ever to menace America, Tang-akhmut, the Egyptian, had descended like a blighting plague on Cincinnati. Tang-akhmut, leading a new and terrible army of dwarfed monsters-scourging helpless women with poisoned and barbed wh...



  • Stripped of his wealth, cut off from his faithful helpers, Richard Wentworth, known and feared throughout the Underworld as the avenging Spider, struggles with his most powerful and wily foe-the Man who came out of the East! With Wentworth's best fri...



  • Richard Wentworth-whose grim, anti-crime crusades as the Spider have made him world-famous-was the first objective in the Poison Master's murder campaign. His best friend, Kirkpatrick, lay in a death-like stupor. His beloved, Nita van Sloan, was stri...



  • It is Wentworth himself-the Spider-who is first to feel the dread hand of that Master of Darkness-The Blind Man, and his satanic weapon. His best friend, Kirkpatrick, Commissioner of Police, is strangely attacked by the forces of evil; his beloved Ni...



  • Never before had a shrewd criminal leader so successfully defied the Law-and the Spider's sure vengeance! A powerful Eastern murder syndicate, employing two deadly weapons, held America for ransom, spreading pain and terror and red destruction... Nev...



  • 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 ...



  • 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 ...



  • In 1934 a new type of magazine was born. Known by various names — the shudder pulps, mystery-terror magazines, horror-terror magazines — weird menace is the sub-genre term that has survived today. Terror Tales magazine was one of the most...







  • A plague of blasting destruction spreads terror and desolation over the doomed city. And just before each ghastly tragedy I thought I saw flash across the horizon the contorted face of one of my own playground youngsters!In 1934 a new type of magazin...



  • A woman lighted a cigarette, puffed it a few times, and began to scream, to tear her clothes from her body. Her head twisted back between her shoulders and she died a horrible convulsive death-death from tobacco smoke! The lascivious cultist, Deacon ...



  • Hideous maniacal laughter shattered the dark silence of ghostly tenements. Sleepy-eyed men and women, stumbling through the dim halls of the building, found a sight that chilled their souls with terror. On a blank wall, spikes driven through her, han...



  • By what strange twist of Fate did the fearful menace which was to shadow every man and woman in New York City first rear its venomous head in the distant Caribbean? When terror suddenly boarded a little tramp steamer and left crimson havoc littering ...



  • Fear stalked the corridors and offices on Capitol Hill, for it was from the ranks of the mighty-the rulers and lawmakers of America-that the Silver Assassins sought their victims! Singly, in pairs and in numbered groups they died, laying down their l...



  • Thundering far beneath Manhattan's thronging streets came the Death Express-a crack New York Central train bearing a gruesome cargo of lifeless men, women and children-their bodies stripped of valuables, naked and mutilated! A grim warning of the ter...



  • Never before had any criminal dared give open challenge to the Spider! Never before had Richard Wentworth faced a foe who welcomed personal combat with the grim avenger whom all others feared... And while they fought-the Spider and the Fly-a new and ...



  • Never before in history had anything quite so horrible as the Mad Horde been loosed upon a terrified humanity! In rural towns and through the thronging streets of great cities the death-bringers stalked, spreading the slow madness of which they thems...



  • How fight a menace which strikes without warning-which disintegrates flesh and blood and stone to mere chemical atoms! Men fled in blind panic from the merest rumor of a new attack, and even the Spider-dodging the death blasts-can find at first no we...



  • When the Underworld united in one compact army of crime, the Spider-his prestige gone-faced the most vicious collection of criminals and degenerate killers ever assembled under one dark banner of bloody social war! How can Richard Wentworth, robbed o...







  • What manner of men were these who burned their victims alive-and in public! With flaming pyres adding their nightly terror to a city already tasting the grim pangs of slow starvation, the Spider, revealed at last, is forced to disappear! Can Richard ...



  • America faces certain doom as its citizens fall in screaming thousands before the noxious death vapors loosed upon them by the Green Hand. How can the Spider, harried and threatened by a hundred new and deadly perils, check the rising power of the ne...



  • The Flaming Shadows fell upon the city, shrouding whole neighborhoods in a fiery gloom-wherein walked screaming death and merciless destruction... Go with the Spider as he battles, single-handedly, the Flaming Shadows-to save the very people who pray...



  • Like the consuming flames of a prairie fire the dread news spread: The Spider has gone mad! He will massacre us all! But Richard Wentworth, never more sane, was even then gambling life itself in one desperate effort to save the city which cursed ...



  • PERIL PRESS presents: Crime Busters, September, 1938 BLOOD ARROW by Norvell W. Page In Chinatown’s catacombs of doom, the Death Angel recklessly seeks a lovely kidnapped girl! Ch1: The Deadly Limousine Ch2: Fight For Life Ch3: Death With Pierced E...



  • “Page’s Western tales are pure fun, filled with smoking guns, thundering hooves, and beautiful women. . . . If entertainment in the grand pulp style is what you’re looking for, you’ve surely come to the right place.” —Bill Crider, Anthony...



  • "For anyone interested in the Spider, or just thrill-a-minute pulp fiction, I recommend CITY OF CORPSES most highly."—Davy Crockett's Almanack----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------The Collected Weir...



  • Will Murray's Pulp ClassicsTerror Tales eBookBlood on the MoonBy Norvell W. Page4805 wordsThese exciting pulp adventures have been beautifully reformatted for easy reading as an eBook. As a special bonus, Will Murray has written an introduction espec...



  • Will Murray's Pulp ClassicsTerror Tales eBookAccursed Thirstby Norvell W. Page5,541 wordsThese exciting pulp adventures have been beautifully reformatted for easy reading as an eBook. As a special bonus, Will Murray has written an introduction especi...



  • PERIL PRESS presents: Detective Tales, February 1941 TOUGH LITTLE GIRL Short Story of Mystery and Menace by Norvell W. Page Too late, Mollie thought of Biff’s earnest warning…as Big Hogo’s calloused hands closed Mollie was tough enough, she t...







  • A Wide-Vision Graphic Novel! The Spider ― cloaked, fanged nightmare in black ― delivers swift justice with a pair of .45 automatics! Set against a world at war, this epic adventure is laced with great over-the-top action foreshadowing James Bond...



  • PERIL PRESS presents:Crime Busters, September, 1938BLOOD ARROWby Norvell W. PageIn Chinatown’s catacombs of doom, the Death Angel recklessly seeks a lovely kidnapped girl!Ch1: The Deadly LimousineCh2: Fight For LifeCh3: Death With Pierced Ears...



  • PERIL PRESS presents:Thrilling Western, May, 1936SECRET GUNSby Norvell PageAuthor of “Canned Goods,” “Just Pals,” etc.Out-Smarting and Out-Shooting the Foxiest Gunman Around Sombrero Mountain Was a Big Order—and She...



  • A "Return of the Originals" Event The Spider saw it emerge from the darkness, a monster of steel that stopped beneath the swaying street light - The Iron Man This is the legendary epic novel from the December 1939 issue of The Spider magazine. This...



  • Clue Of CourageThis book is very best in Action Adventure, Thrillers and Mystery Short stories. You are sure to enjoy these fabulous Detective stories all award winners and best of selections! Highest Recommendation! Read one today! Detective books c...



  • PERIL PRESS presents: Ten Detective Aces, October l933 SATAN’S HOOF Leaves a Trail of Mangled Murder “Ken Carter” Novelet by Norvell Page Author of “Gallows Ghost,” “Statues of Horror.” etc. Sinister superstition held sway over that Ne...



  • Best known for his Spider pulp stories, scribe Norvell Page was a master mystery writer as well. This 800-page book collects over 30 of Page's detective stories from the pages of DETECTIVE TALES, THE SPIDER, DETECTIVE FICTION WEEKLY and STRANGE DETEC...



  • Known best for his work on Popular Publications' The Spider, pulp scribe Norvell Page proved he was no slouch when it came to penning gangster and G-man epics! This book collects all eleven stories Page wrote for "Ace G-Man Stories" between 1936 and ...



  • Three complete novels in one volume of the adventures of the mysterious masked crime fighter known as The Spider, hunted by the underworld and the police alike. ·         First, in The Spider and the Faceless One, a reign of terror grips New...



  • Two complete novels in one volume of the adventures of the mysterious masked crime fighter known as The Spider, hunted by the underworld and the police alike. In one, the Spider battles an army of giant robots that has New York City under siege-a sto...







    • / Heroic Fantasy / Sword & Sorcery
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    CITY OF THE WIZARDS It gleamed like a jewel against the black sands of the Karakorum. Turgohl. Enchanted city of imprisoned beauty and alien evil, where a man-myth known as "Prester John" matched his curved blade against the Flame Wizards that fed...



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    PERIL PRESS presents:Ten Detective Aces, April 1933THE GREEN DEATHAn Insidious Cult Spreads Its TentaclesThrilling Noveletby Norvell PageThe keen brain of King Landers could not pierce the insidious secret of the power-mad Ch’ien Feng. For Ch&...



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    PERIL PRESS presents:Ten Detective Aces, April 1933MAUSOLEUM MONSTERSA Mystery Mission—and a Midnight Murderby Norvell Pageas Ralph PowersAuthor of “Sinister Rehearsal,” “Square Death, etc.At the graveyard gates they stood...


Complete Series List in Order

The Spider

Robot Titans of Gotham (Jun-2007)
City of Doom (Aug-2009)