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The Phantom Detective: Tycoon of Crime - Tycoon of Crime - cover

The Phantom Detective: Tycoon of Crime - Tycoon of Crime

Robert Wallace

Publisher: Wildside Press

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Summary

A diabolical fiend uses the weapons of modern science to threaten humanity! Follow the Phantom as he embarks on one of the most exciting manhunts of his entire career -- and answers fire with fire! Ripped from the pages of "The Phantom Detective" magazine, here is the lead novel from the February, 1938 issue!

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