Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Adventure Stylings

Blogger Ben Boulden, who admits to having been a big reader of Don Pendleton’s adventure series featuring Mack Bolan (aka The Executioner) during his impressionable middle-school years, has gathered together an assortment of Executioner covers dating back to the Nixon administration. “I made a brief survey of the Internet,” Boulden explains, “and identified 12 variations of style, and each of them, particularly those published pre-1990, really spoke to me.” You’ll find his gallery of fronts in Gravetapping.

READ MORE:The Book You Have to Read: War Against the Mafia, by Don Pendleton,” by Matt Hilton (The Rap Sheet).

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