The maddest of the mad scientists - Doctor Death - starred in his own bizarre pulp magazine in early 1935. He consorted with demons, elementals, zombies, disinterred mummies, and other unclean denizens of Hell. Standing against him were the Secret 12, a band of the top U.S. civil and business leaders, headed by Jimmy Holm, a millionaire criminologist and occultist. One of the rare unabashedly supernatural series the pulps ever produced, Doctor Death returns in vintage pulp tales, reissued as audiobooks.
"12 Must Die", by Harold Ward, writing as Zorro
A mad old wizard with the power to summon loathsome gray horrors from hell's attic decrees that the country's 12 most famous men must die as carrion for his ghostly vultures. What is the secret of this sinister genius; who has but to reach out to slay? Why has he marked these 12 to die? How gets he the power to summon ghosts legions against the living? A whole nation is panicked at the sinister super-scientist's plan to change civilization. Only one man has a clue to the strange power of Doctor Death and that man faces torture and death to combat the master of carnage.
Will Murray's Pulp Classics line of audiobooks are of the highest quality and feature the great Pulp Fiction stories of the 1930s-1950s.
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