Pulp Fiction Thursday: Night Walker

Because of all the inane chatter about the Jade Helm military exercises, I did a search for Matt Helm covers. It was a popular spy thriller series by Donald Hamilton that became a hit movie series starring-of all people-Dean Martin. That’s right, ring-a-ding-ding-ding Dino as a spook. The Matt Helm covers were nothing special but these Night Walker covers caught my eye:

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3 thoughts on “Pulp Fiction Thursday: Night Walker

  1. Chris says:

    Long time lurker, love the pulp-fiction feature. You struck a nerve with this one. The Matt Helm novels are very well regarded to this day (I’m a member of a Yahoo! fan group.) My wife and I sat with Mr Hamilton on his yacht on one memorable afternoon in the 90s as he autographed my set of the novels. The classic BIG COUNTRY, with Gregory Peck, was adapted from his novel. We’re optimistic that Matt will make a more impactful impression than his Dean Martin parody, should a movie be green-lit.

  2. Adrastos says:

    Thanks, Chris. Glad you decided to unlurk. I must admit to not having read any of the Matt Helm books. I need to change that. Any suggestions as to where to start?

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