Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at. Doc savage science fiction books for sale in stock ebay. If youre a longtime comic book fan, you undoubtedly know the name robert greenberger, as greenberger was an editor at dc comics during the 1980s and 1990s on some of the most critically acclaimed books of the era, whether as an assistant editors on books like crisis on infinite crisis, whos who of the dc universe or the lead editor on john ostranders suicide squad run and dcs acclaimed. Doom on thunder island marvel comics doc savage magazine 1. Cassy, in the process of shedding a box of doc savage novels, found out i. While dent wrote the lions share of the doc savage novels, other authors contributed as well. The focus is the annual doc savage convention held in arizona each year, but other doc discussions are also invited. Booko found 1 book edition of doc savage omnibus 6 by kenneth robeson. List of doc savage novels is a comprehensive list of the books written about the fictional. How an unpublished story by doc savages creator is going. Doc savage article about doc savage by the free dictionary. The heroicadventure character would go on to appear in other media.
Lester dent became a published author in 1933 with the doc savage novel the man of bronze. Most of these were authored by lester dent with several being authored by. No, this is not a description of superman but is, in fact. A young doc and his father search for their patriarch, stormalong savage, a merchant mariner. I will admit that im a little bias because my uncle wrote mosst of of the books in this series. See the complete doc savage bantam series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.
Skull island, from the officially sanctioned book series, the allnew wild adventures of doc savage. His apocalyptic life, philip jose farmer asserted that lester dents writing got better over time. Doc is about to unveil his greatest discovery, one which could change the course of history and improve the lives of everyone on earth. The heroicadventure character would go on to appear in other media, including radio, film, and. Dwayne the rock johnson will be playing the legendary doc savage in an upcoming film from shane black, director of iron man 3, kiss kiss bang bang and the nice guys. Its not exactly an epic doc adventure, but the action is lean and mean and dents wonderful talent for describing exotic locales really brings the other world to life. Doc savage series in order kenneth robeson fictiondb. Along with doc savage, will has written tarzan and the shadow. The events of tarzans quest, in which tarzan, jane, and a few others acquire kavuru immortality pills. This is a list of doc savage novels, listed by publication date. The actor said on monday that he would be teaming with director shane black to bring the pulpy action hero to life in. The lost oasisthe sargasso ogre doc savage nostalgia ventures.
The sinister shadow the wild adventures of doc savage book 14. Gathering my copies of the bantam doc paperbacks with the wonderful cover art by james bama and bob larkin, illustrators extraordinaire, yes, my set is complete, thank you. It is 1961, and doc savages team of aides includes old veterans who have been with him from the beginning, and young newcomers who are experts in the frontiers of science and invention. Dwayne johnson cast as doc savage, who is basically if.
This issue introduced the doc savage club and its signature code of doc savage. By this time, the doc stories were shorter than other stories in the magazine. The group, created by the late howard hopkin and named for his golden perils fanzine, also is active and features lively discussions. He thus posesses peak human capablilities as well as a genius. Doc savage project gutenberg selfpublishing ebooks. Dent creates a real sense of danger and dread in this book. Short stories, comic books, radio plays, nonfiction essays and books murray has done it all. The inferno scheme marvel comics doc savage magazine 3. Doc savage is a fictional character created by kenneth robeson, a house name by street and smith publications as the author of their popular character doc savage. The desert demons the wild adventures of doc savage book 1 kindle. If you like doc savage stories, you will enjoy this book. An ocean liner is hijacked to the forbidding sargasso sea amid an armada of ancient rotting hulks. The strange visitor remained on earth less than four days. If you have ever read any pulp magazines you know what to expectslam bang adventure, hack writing and little character development.
The heroicadventure character would go on to appear in other media, including radio, film, and comi. During world war ii, ordinary men and women performed fantastic deeds. Without a doubt, this is an amazing time to be a comic. Another notable section is where doc nearly loses his battle with the killer ferrets portrayed on the cover. But theres a good chance a majority of moviegoers have never heard of this 1930s pulp icon. The other world f3877, volume 29 kenneth robeson, james bama on. Now, granted, the weird hook isnt that weird people speak with odd old english accents and the point is indeed a submarine mystery with, gasp, modern day pirates. Inside were the scum of the earth, gathered from the prisons of the world, transformed into invincible giants.
The adventures of doc savage and his associates were originally recorded in the doc savage pulp magazines published by street and smith. The breeding ground was a walled castle completely covered over with a huge electrified net. Many moons ago i had the idea of creating a few mock doc savage covers featuring the man of bronze in adventures with other iconic horror, fantasy and scifi characters. Johnsons name has been attached to a shane blackdirected doc savage movie since at least 2016, and now the much indemand actor has offered an update on the project. To the world at large, doc savage is a strange, mysterious figure of glistening bronze skin and golden eyes. The world s first superhero is coming to the big screen again. Doc savage is a fictional character originally published in american pulp magazines during the. Kenneth robeson a stunned nation hears the announcement that oneand only onelongdead human being will be brought back to life. Unlike many other pulp heros such as the shadow, clark savage had no special powers, but was both physically and mentally trained from birth by his father and a team of scientists to become the perfect human specimen. A most singular writ of habeas corpus marvel comics doc savage magazine 3. The doc savage novel synopsis are courtesy of bantam books or altus press. Adventure enough, until gangsters seek to loot the empire like modernday. Doc savage movie to instead become a tv series minus. In other words, doc savage is sort of like nathan drake turned up to eleven, minus the dinosaurs, of course.
Discover delightful childrens books with prime book box, a subscription that. Shane black is directing the pic from a script he cowrote with anthony bagarozzi and charles mondry. A cover gallery for the comic book doc savage books. If interested, i have several other volumes in this popular doc savage series available. Doc savage is a fictional character originally published in american pulp magazines during the 1930s and 1940s. We have only included the novels attributed to lester dent. All of the original stories of doc savage were reprinted in paperback by bantam books between the 1960s to 1990 s, and the series features over hundred books with the whisker of hercules marking the last book in the series. Doc savage set up base on the 86th floor of a worldfamous new york. The illustrations were by walter baumhofer, paul orban, emery clarke, modest stein, and robert g. Doc savage novels by original publication order librarything series. If the series has an order, add a number or other descriptor in parenthesis after the series title eg. The complete series list for doc savage kenneth robeson.
A mysterious animal pelt leads doc through a crack in the earth to. They are replints of the doc savage pulp magazinethe man of bronze was originally printed in 1933. Doc savage and his fabulous crew journey to tibet want to read. Among other things, he ended up discovering tarzan and doc were cousins, and wrote a biography of doc. Stormalong savage is a supporting character in the doc savage. List of doc savage novels is a comprehensive list of the books written about the fictional character originally published in american pulp magazines during the 1930s and 1940s. To his amazing coadventurers the five greatest brains ever assembled in one group he is a man of superhuman strength and protean genius, whose life is dedicated to the destruction of evildoers.
These were the precursors to modern day comic books, and one character, in particular, is actually widely regarded by the likes of stan lee and co as the original comic book superhero. After that, new novels were published monthly until 1947. Not since the days of king arthur and robin hood has mankind known greater crusaders for justice. By default, it sorts by the number, or alphabetically if there is no number. Doc, monk, ham, renny, johnny, long tom 1933 oct the sargasso ogre. Doc savage returns in a regular series of pulp fiction reprints with each issue. Dwayne johnson offers an update on shane blacks doc. The doc savage bantam book series by multiple authors includes books the man of bronze, the thousandheaded man, meteor menace, and several more. It is written like the orginals were with devices in the 1930s that were unheard of at the time. Now they were ready to ravage the world unless doc savage and his mighty crew could stop them. The virtual swiss army knife of comic book heroes, savage has a photographic memory, is a master of disguise and can imitate voices along with having masterful martial arts skills. Search booko for other editions of doc savage omnibus 6. He is considered by many to be the first superhero.
The first avenger novels were the work of writer paul ernst. His collection of essays on doc savage, writings in bronze, is a must read. See the complete doc savage original series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. Doc savage pop culture w ith his rippling muscles, extraordinary strength, and geniuslevel iq, he could outrun a horse, dodge a speeding bullet, speak in a myriad of foreign languages, and perform lifesaving surgery, and then, after saving the world yet again, he would retire to his secluded arctic hideout, the fortress of solitude. Mark sieber reflects on his love of the doc savage pulp novels in his latest. I recall an ace double he did featuring both doc savage and tarzan. Prices for editions of doc savage omnibus 6, by kenneth robeson. I discovered doc savage when i was 14 years of age and read him avidly for about three or four years. The doc savage original book series by multiple authors includes books the man of bronze, the land of terror, quest of the spider, and several more. Doc savage is the protagonist in a series of actionadventure pulp fiction novels written under the house name of kenneth robeson. Dwayne johnson is attached to star in the sony pictures adaptation of doc savage.
A doc savage adventure back in april dc comics was about to launch a new doc savage comic book series. January while investigating a series of manmade earthquakes that have ravaged south america, doc savage finds evidence that links the current case to another which he thought had been closed six decades before, when he and his. While the early 30s stories have exuberance and freshness, the later stories do have better sentencelevel writing, moving closer to the noirish feel that dent used in later short stories. A stunned nation hears the announcement that oneand only onelongdead human being will be brought back to life. Doc savage novels in the order in which they were reprinted by bantam books beginning in the 60s. And now this forerunner is going to be getting a tv series. A new recruit joins the team in 1995, just in time to help doc savage and company contend with a group of cyber terrorists who threaten to destabilize the world economy, while in the modern day, the f. Doc and his crew enlist a bevy of amazons to fight modernday pirates and a giant who tests docs strength to the limit. That said, the book is well written and there are some great behind the scenes moments dealing with doc savage and crew that really expand our knowledge, especially of doc himself. Doc savage the other world kenneth robeson via buy on ebay. Doc savage was originally published during the 1930s and 1940s in the american pulp magazines.939 103 896 1050 469 1271 1590 326 1503 792 1260 935 1157 1171 1209 534 324 184 955 1419 1118 609 53 1434 1486 977 632 1480 37 1414 1182 737