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The Moon Man

(2014)
Volume 1
A collection of stories by

 
 
THE ROBIN HOOD OF THE PULPS! Detective Sgt. Stephen Thatcher is the son of Police Chief Peter Thatcher. Sickened by the effects of the Great Depression on Great City, the young lawman cannot reconcile the rich society elite living the good life while across town the poor of Great City go hungry. Unable to correct this injustice through the system he represents, Thatcher assumes the role of the vigilante thief the Moon Man by disguising himself behind a one-way Argus glass globe. In this get up he then proceed to rob the rich and give to the needy via his loyal aide, former boxer Ned "Angel" Dargan. He is also aided by the lovely Sue McEwen, the daughter of the man sworn to capture him, his own boss, Lt. Detective Gil McEwen.

Costumed in a cloak and a globe of "Argus Glass" the Moon Man was a contemporary "Robin Hood" of the pulp era: robbing from the well off and the dishonest and giving to the poor. Created by pulp legend Frederick C. Davis, the Moon Man's exploits appeared in the pages of "Ten Detective Aces" and was a reader favorite. Now he returns to the streets of Great City in new thrilling adventures written by modern New Pulp writers.

BAIT TRAP By Gary Lovisi Inspector McEwen comes up with a foolproof plan to capture the Moon Man which seems like curtains for the Robin Hood of Crime. THE FALSE GLOBE By Erwin K. Roberts A phony Moon Man is terrorizing the streets of Great City and it's up to Steve Thatcher to stop this imposter before his own efforts are destroyed. FIRE AND GLASS By Ken Janssens An arsonist is on the loose in Great City and Steve Thatcher's college friend is the number one suspect. Only the Moon Man can prove him innocent. BLACK MOON By Andrew Salmon The Moon Man is caught between the police and a trigger happy mercenary force. OUT OF BUSINESS By Gary Lovisi When Ned gets thrown in the slammer, it's up to the Moon Man to take on a mob boss solo and save his best friend and ally. THE ROBIN HOOD OF THE PULPS Afterword on the character's history by Ron Fortier



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Paperback Editions

February 2012 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Moon Man Volume One (Volume 1)
Author(s): Gary Lovisi, Ken Janssens, Erwin K Roberts, Andrew Salmon
ISBN: 0-615-60898-1 / 978-0-615-60898-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Airship 27
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Kindle Editions

March 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Moon Man Volume 1
Author(s): Gary Lovisi, Erwin K Roberts, Ken Janssens, Andrew Salmon
Publisher: Airship 27 Productions
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA