Thursday, April 9, 2015

Paperback 868: Framed In Blood / Brett Halliday (Dell 578)

Paperback 868: Dell 578 (1st ptg, 1952)

Title: Framed in Blood
Author: Brett Halliday
Cover artist: Robert Stanley

Estimated value: $10

Best things about this cover:

  • "Mmm hmm, I'd like to frame *that* in blood … wait, that came out creepy."
  • Sideboob. Someone call HuffPo.
  • "Was it an accident she left the door open? … I mean, it's like she *wants* me to furtively masturbate in her living room or something."
  • And when the fairy princess finished her Tai Chi, Mike knew he'd wasted his time.

Best things about this back cover:

  • Mmmmapback!
  • Mmmmmiami!
  • Mmmmike Shayne!
  • Mmmmmasturbation! (see cover)
  • Oooh, Ned Brooks' apartment. That *is* interesting.

Page 123~

Shayne's sore face muscles rebelled at an attempt at a wry grimace.

In fact, most of Mike's muscles rebelled at the shit Mike tried to do. You see, Mike was an idiot, and...


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1 comment:

capewood said...

Tommyguns deliver bullets. Does blackmail deliver black jacks?