The Black Star
Johnston McCulley
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Johnston McCulley 1883 1958 was a police reporter before he became proflic and successful writer for pulp magazines and for Hollywood His serial, The Curse of Capistrano, published in All Story Magazine in 1919, made him world famous the following year when the film version, starring Douglas Fairbanks Jr was released under the title The Mark of Zorro The rest, as tJohnston McCulley 1883 1958 was a police reporter before he became proflic and successful writer for pulp magazines and for Hollywood His serial, The Curse of Capistrano, published in All Story Magazine in 1919, made him world famous the following year when the film version, starring Douglas Fairbanks Jr was released under the title The Mark of Zorro The rest, as they say, is history A total of sixty five Zorro stories appeared in subsequent decades, along with a great variety of non Zorro material, in such magazines as Argosy, and West He virtually invented the masked avenger genre with such characters as the Green Ghost, the Thunderbolt, and the Crimsoon Clown His screen credits extended over many years, from Brute Breaker 1919 to The Ice Flood 1926 and Doomed Caravan 1941 The Black Star is an exciting tale of crime and adventure, the first in a series.
  • Title: The Black Star
  • Author: Johnston McCulley
  • ISBN: 9780809530908
  • Page: 415
  • Format: Hardcover

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Marts(Thinker) Oct 20, 2020 - 11:56 AM
Adventurous criminal excitement by the creator of Zorro
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Thom Swennes Oct 20, 2020 - 11:56 AM
The Black Star by Johnston McCulley is a story of good versus evil. Like many thirty-cent novels written and published in the first half of the Twentieth Century, it is a conglomerate of Sherlock Holms, Batman and The Keystone Cops. The story reads as a poorly written, low budgeted black and white movie from the 30’s that were so popular as television filler when I was still young and impressionable. This book would make even the best actors look bad through the inept text and writing. Compare [...]
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John Beach Oct 20, 2020 - 11:56 AM
Apparently this is a collection of several of the first pulp stories McCulley wrote featuring the villain The Black Star. I enjoyed the adventures and will likely seek out more of them.
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Cindy Oct 20, 2020 - 11:56 AM
Excellent adventure and enjoyable reading by Roger Melin .
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Yibbie Oct 20, 2020 - 11:56 AM
Have you ever watched the Green Hornet, 1930’s version? This is it by another name. Really it is, even down to the vapor guns. The plot so predictable it doesn't compensate for the horrible dialog at all. There are just too many incredible escapes, and even worse solutions.It’s not really a detective story, because they and you know who did what, when and how. Every act is publicized in advance. It’s just really boring. Here's an example of the dialog from near the climax. “I regret that [...]
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Bushra Zia Oct 20, 2020 - 11:56 AM
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Jeff Miller Oct 20, 2020 - 11:56 AM
This is by the author of the Zorro series. I was quite impressed with the first Zorro book which was quite a good adventure novel. The same talent is displayed in this book.The Black Star is the master crook who brags of his prowess in letters to the police and newspaper and has pulled of countless crimes. Enter the hero of the story a well-off man and his chauffeur as they match wits against the Black Star as their battles go back and forth.A good romp and a fun read with enjoyable characters.T [...]
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Glen Oct 20, 2020 - 11:56 AM
Johnston McCulley outdid himself on this one. A master of the Robin Hood type hero, who steals from the rich and gives to the poor, McCulley starts out with a villain much like these, only this one keeps all the loot for himself.The villain is captured by another clever man, only to find that to turn over the Black Star to the police would mean the ruin of his fiancee's family. He has to outwit both the police and The Black Star to bust up the gang and bring the criminal to justice.Exciting, but [...]
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Karen Hartshorn Oct 20, 2020 - 11:56 AM
this is kind of a silly detective story! But it was a lot of fun. It is available at Gutenberg and also as an audio recording at Librivox both free---so if you just need a funny,old little detective story give it a try.
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Nazim Oct 20, 2020 - 11:56 AM
A wonderful crime-adventure book from the creator of the famous The Mark of Zorro!
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The Black Star By Johnston McCulley Johnston McCulley 1883 1958 was a police reporter before he became proflic and successful writer for pulp magazines and for Hollywood His serial, The Curse of Capistrano, published in All Story Magazine in 1919, made him world famous the following year when the film version, starring Douglas Fairbanks Jr was released under the title The Mark of Zorro The rest, as tJohnston McCulley 1883 1958 was a police reporter before he became proflic and successful writer for pulp magazines and for Hollywood His serial, The Curse of Capistrano, published in All Story Magazine in 1919, made him world famous the following year when the film version, starring Douglas Fairbanks Jr was released under the title The Mark of Zorro The rest, as they say, is history A total of sixty five Zorro stories appeared in subsequent decades, along with a great variety of non Zorro material, in such magazines as Argosy, and West He virtually invented the masked avenger genre with such characters as the Green Ghost, the Thunderbolt, and the Crimsoon Clown His screen credits extended over many years, from Brute Breaker 1919 to The Ice Flood 1926 and Doomed Caravan 1941 The Black Star is an exciting tale of crime and adventure, the first in a series.

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