--- Mark Sullivan <
> Todd asked which CJ Daly story is in Nolan's Black
> Mask Boys. It's
> "Three Gun Terry."
> As has been noted, "Knights of the Open Palm" is in
> Kittredge and
> Krauser's The Great American Detective.
> Finally, "The False Burton Combs" is in Herbert
> Ruhm's The Hard-Boiled
"The False Burton Combs" also appears in 1996's _The Oxford
Book of American Detective Stories_, ed. Tony Hillerman and
That's a complete list of story reprints in anthologies, I
believe, but there are a few other things out there. _The
Adventures of Race Williams_ came out in 1988, reprinting
some of Daly's later stories from _Dime Detective_ (which
paid him 4 cents a word, as opposed to the 3 cents he got
from Cap Shaw at _Black Mask_). I believe the stories in this
volume date in the mid-thirties, but I'm not sure about that.
Also in 1988, _The Adventures of Satan Hall_ came out,
featuring another of Daly's popular heroes.
Only three of Daly's 17 novels have ever been reprinted,
however. The 1935 _Murder from the East_ came out again in
1978; 1928's _The Snarl of the Beast_, generally considered
CJD's best novel, was reprinted in 1981 and again in 1992;
and _The Hidden Hand_ appeared again in 1992, 63 years after
its original 1929 publication.
You know what they say about experts, right? An expert is
someone who knows more and more about less and less, until
they know everything about nothing. I think I'm well on my
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