Rambling observations on books, history, movies, transit, obsolete technology, baseball, and anything else that crosses my mind.
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Black Mask -- April 13, 2017
Race Williams, created by Carroll John Daly, is considered by many to be
the first hard-boiled detective. He was known for shooting first. "My
conscience is clear; I never shot anybody that didn't need to die." Here is the cover of the December, 1925 Black Mask.