RARA-AVIS: Re: Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

From: hardcasecrime ( editor@hardcasecrime.com)
Date: 04 May 2008

> The reference to a paperback series
> character called Johnny Gossamer is
> based on Mike Shayne and Shell Scott
> and, in fact, the paperbacks they
> show are redesigned Mike Shayne
> novels with the name Johnny Gossamer
> on them instead.

Actually, Robert McGinnis, the painter resposible for most of the original Mike Shayne covers, painted four or five brand new "Johnny Gossamer" covers just for the movie (basing them in some cases on sketches he'd originally done for us at Hard Case Crime).


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