H. John Edwards by James Zee
H. John Edwards also churned out hundreds of pulps and novels, particularly under the company name Action Comics.11Katherine Bode reports 180 books during the 1950s. This seems an underestimate if the numerous pulp novel series are counted....
war (Action Combat);
detective (Action Detective Magazine, Anchor Books, Colin Calhoun Detective, Downtown Detective, East Side Detective, Leisure Detective, Modern Detective Magazine, Popular Detective, Smashing Detective, Thrilling Detective and West End Detective);
romance (Leisure Romance and Mi-Lady Magazine); and
western (Action Western, Indian Western, Lariat Western, Leisure Western and Thrilling Western).
Other book imprints from the company included Chariot Books (war), Comet Books, Compass Books, Red Back Mystery Novels, RedBack Novel (FJ Thwaites), Aztec Novels, Blue Circle Novel (western), Fanfare Series (western), Mercury Novels (western), Mystery Club (Richard Lynford), Neptune Novels (detective), Pennant Books, Puma Books, Saphire Books, Shamrock Books, Skyline Novels (detective) and Top Hat Novels (R. Wilkes Hunter).22p.98, Toni Johnson-Woods Pulp: A Collector's Book of Australian Pulp Fiction Covers...