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images incorporated in this site were scanned from my personal
collection. However, a few images were provided by others.
acknowledgment is made to:
(Doc Savage pulp and book images)
(some Doc Savage/Shadow comic covers and G-8 book cover)
(some Shadow and Spider scans)
Harris (Solar Pons book cover)
(Tarzan: The Dark Heart of Time book cover)
I apologize if
I've missed anyone.
The New Wold Newton Meteoritics Society
Special appreciation goes
Mike Croteau for
tracking down those issues of the long-defunct Wold
General dates of
operation concept suggested by Andrew "Radioactive
Researcher" Henry, who continues to send me lots of
research material (thanks as always)
Mark Brown for much
assistance in resolving the Moriarty/Nemo/Dakkar question
for several Farmer articles and memorabilia
The New Wold Newton
Meteoritics Society Radioactive Meteor Club: Mark Brown, Andrew Henry, Dennis
Power, Lou Mougin, Matthew Baugh, Greg Gick, Loki Carbis, John
Small, Brad Mengel, Chuck Loridans, Jess Nevins, Jean-Marc
Lofficier, Cheryl Huttner, Art Bollmann, Steven Costa,
Christopher Carey, and Rick Lai, for research, articles, exceptional
suggestions, challenging and thoughtful e-mail, and
invaluable material provided through "snail-mail,"
without whom many additions and revisions to this page would
not have been possible.
following information, characters or stories have been added at
the suggestion or with the assistance of the following stalwarts.
Any speculative modifications to their theories, or errors, are
purely my own.
Baugh (site contributor) British secret agent Ashenden, birthdate of
Bruce Wayne, Zorro chronology, "Ishmael"/western
crossovers, the Black Bat, Captain Zero, Anton Zarnak/Jules de
Grandin/Steve Harrison/Judge Pursuivant/John Thunstone/Silver
John/John Kirowan links and dates, date for "The Sea
Wolf," date for "Beau Geste," "Snows of
Kilimanjaro," The Phantom, The Three Musketeers, Shang Chi
Master of Kung Fu, "But Our Hero Was Not Dead,"
"Death's Dark Riders," "The Dragon at Castle
"Vultures Gather," "Return of the Wolf Man,"
information on Frank Raymond aka Frank Griffin, "The Tomb of
Priscus," "Children of the Night," "Dig Me No
Grave," "The Haunter of the Ring," "Mafia
Fix," "Skullduggery," "Last Rites,"
"Why a Tiger-Claw?" "A Night at the 1001
Nights," "Warriors of the Golden Dawn"
Art Bollmann (site contributor) "The Andromeda
Strain," "The Old Time Radio Universe," "The
Sinister Cheesecake," "The Adventure of the Headless
Monk," "Stations of the Nightmare," Sunny Randall,
"The Broken Vase," "The Revengers"
Edward P. Berglund and
Walter C. DeBill Date and
other info on "The Adventure of the Six Silver Spiders"
Brown (site contributor) Prince Zarkon and His Omega Crew,
"Batman and Captain America," "Mars: The Home
Front," "Retribution In Blood," Eliot Ness,
"Dinosaur Summer," Dr. Gideon Fell, Nancy Drew,
"Jane Eyre," "Gone With the Wind,"
"Oliver Twist," "Ulysses," Captain Midnight,
Mellors and Chatterley, Arrowsmith, Jake Barnes, Chateau du
Malinbois, Barney Baxter, Tailspin Tommy Tompkins, Bill Barnes,
Smilin' Jack Martin, "The Life Story of King Kong,"
"Lost Horizon," Elric/Eternal Champion, "Conspiracy
Theory," "The Guilty Abroad," "Guns of the
Gordon Pym, "Decision for Dusty Fog," Beau
Rummel, info on Doctor Death,
"Black as the Pit, from Pole to Pole,"
"SeaFire," "Sanders of the River," "The
Loki Carbis (site contributor) "A Portrait of the Artist as
Young Man," "The Wildstorm Comics
Universe," "Sharpe's Justice," "Dog Day
Evening," "Have You Heard the One...?" "Lady
Slings the Booze," Crocodile Dundee, "Out of the
Madhouse," "Buffy vs. Dracula," "Code of the
Woosters," "Callahan's Key"
"Escape From Loki"/Cthulhu/"Sore
Bridge"/"David Copperfield" connections
Marc Carlson "Ishmael"/western
The Spirit, "The Invisible Man" (2000), "Captain's
Table 5: Once Burned," Captain Miles Gloriosus
Chris Davies (site contributor) Marcello (AU page), Inspector
Clouseau (AU page), Elric/Eternal Champion, James Clavell's
"Asian Saga," "The Deputy Sheriff of Comanche
County," "The Wounded Sky"
Eckert The Ghostbusters, "The Name of the
Dennis Hager "The Rook:
Master of the World"
Henry (site contributor) Doctor Who and "All-Consuming
Fire," Maureen Birnbaum, "Castle of the Undead,"
"Retribution In Blood," "The Leatherstocking
Tales," "The Sot Weed Factor," "Captain
Blood," "Pygmalion" aka "My Fair Lady,"
Doctor Syn, Casca The Eternal Mercenary, "Escapade,"
"Nevermore," "The Jekyll Legacy," the Jimmie
Cordie series, "Nightmare Without End," "The
Doomsday Book," "Happy Endings," "The Rook:
Master of the World"
X (site contributor)
"Evil Dead" trilogy, "Gremlins,"
"Elementary, My Dear Winston," "Big Trouble in
Little China," Brisco County Jr., "Relativity"
Narnia, Oz, The Miracle Squad, Biggles, Bertie, Flashman/Moran,
"The Grapes of Wrath," "Ivanhoe,"
"Raintree County," "The Leatherstocking
Tales," "The Sot Weed Factor, " "Gone With
the Wind," "Oliver Twist," Topper, Dark Shadows, "It
Crawls," Captain John Christopher, "Verdigris,"
"The Case of the Framed Fairy of Oz," The Spirit,
"Frankenstein Lives Again" & sequels, "Plastic
Man vs. Hairy Arms," "The Search for Amanda Riff,"
"Groucho Marx and the Broadway Murders," "The
Case of the Curiously Competent Conjuror"
Goodman Team Knight Rider, "Apocalypse
Maybe," "Et Tu Dante"
Jansson date for "Moby Dick"
Knapp "The Book of Changes"
Rick Lai (site contributor) Inspector Napoleon "Bony"
Bonaparte & "No Footprints in the
Bush," Jem O'Brien and the Scarlet Fox, Roger Brook, The
Continental Op, "A Man and a Mess," information from
"Four-&-Twenty Bloodhounds," John Gorman,
"Hell Cat of Hong Kong," "A Prince of
Swindlers," "The Beautiful White Devil," "In
Strange Company," "The Whispering Eyes," "The
Mindless Monsters," "The Fiery Menace," "The
Dungeon of Frankenstein," "The Drums of
Damballah," "The Poltergeist of Swan Upping,"
"The Green God's Ring," "Lords of the
Ghostlands," "The Man in Crescent Terrace,"
information and dates on inter-textual references in Jules Verne
novels, ""The Case of the Curiously
Competent Conjuror," "The
Plague of the Onion Men," date for "Bleak House"
"The Hollow Needle," "813," "The
Headless Motorcyclist," information and dates on
inter-textual references in Jules Verne novels, "The
Frankenstein / Dracula War," the Nyctalope
Loridans (site contributor) "The Freshman," "Dark
Orbit," Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Lone Ranger/Six Gun
Walker/Phantom connection, "Lair of the Beast-Men,"
McCloud, the Bionic Woman, chronology for the Mummy films,
"The Mad Monster," "Frankenstein Lives Again,"
many dates for Dracula and Frankenstein films, "The Invisible Man" (1975)
"The Son of Tarzan"
Shang Chi, Blackhawk and "Ice Station Alpha"
Mengel (site contributor) "Sherlock Holmes, Dragon-Slayer,"
"The Detective's Smile," "Hillerman Hall,"
"The Faithful Retainer," "The Theft of the Persian
Slipper," "The Greyfriares School Mystery" and
associated info, "The Pandora Plague," "Earthman's
Burden" & the Hokas, "Nautilus," "African
Queen," "The Big Fish," "The Doomsday
Book," "Master of the Death Madness,"
"Transylvania, 1918," "Indiana Jones and the
Hollow Earth," most J.T. Edson western crossovers, The
Thinking Machine, "The Plague Court Murders,"
"Just Imagine Jeanie," Wu Fang, the Clubfoot, the Red
Falcon, "Sherlock Holmes on the Roof of the World,"
"Blood Ties" & The Spirit, "Frankenstein Lives
Again" & sequels, information on the Chandos series, Inspector Napoleon "Bony"
Bonaparte, David John Bonaparte, "The Vengeance of
She," "The Revenge of Dracula," "Bay City
Death Merchant, The Butcher, "Iron Fist," "The
Knight of La Mancha," "Soldier of the Queen,"
"To Mars and Providence," "The True Tale of the
Final Battle of Umslopogass the Zulu," "The Adventure
of the Headless Monk," "Raffles vs. Sexton Blake,"
"Raffles' Crime in Gibraltar," "DangerGirl," Team Knight Rider,
"Apocalypse Maybe," Baritsu link between Doc Savage and
The Shadow, "A Father's Tale," Nick Carter reference in
"Demon Island," Shadow & Phantom references in
"War Against the Mafia"
Mougin (site contributor) The Frankenstein monster, T.H.E. Cat, Derek
Flint, Kolchak: The Night Stalker, Wash Tubbs and Captain Easy,
Terry and the Pirates, Nate Heller, "Castle of the
Undead," "Retribution In Blood," Dr. Nikola,
"Adventures of Superman" plus info and birthdate, Jake
Speed, western crossovers, "The New York Review of
Bird," Flambeau, Blackhawk and "Ice Station
Alpha," The Unknown Solder and "The Secret That Saved a
World," "Operation: Time Bomb," "The Angel,
the Rock, and the Cowl," "The Frankenstein / Dracula
"A Sense of Community"
The third Captain Nemo, innumerable obscure links from The League of Extraordinary
Gentlemen, vol. I
and vol. II, "Sherlock Holmes and the Hands of
Othello," "The Invisible Man" (2000), "The
Phantom Meets Zigomar," "Buffy vs. Dracula,"
"Raffles vs. Sexton Blake," "Raffles' Crime in
Gibraltar," The Chronicle, "Here There Be
Dragons," "Sherlock Holmes: The Missing Years,"
"Sherlock Holmes i Livsfare," "Arsen
Lupen Istanbul'Da," "Whose Body?," dates for Nick
Carter and Sexton Blake cases, the Nyctalope, Hans Stark the
Flying Devil, "The Plague of the Onion
Men," "The Silver Hair Crime"
further suggestions on the Nemo/Dakkar/Moriarty question, Arthur
Gordon Pym, the third Captain Nemo
Info on Marvel Comics' "Time's Arrow" trilogy
Power (site contributor) "The Island of Dr. Moreau," Charlie
Chan & Chan/Fu Manchu connection, Wolf Larsen/Moriarty
connection, Raffles/Simon Templar connection, "The
Holmes-Dracula File," "Séance for a Vampire,"
"Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy," immense help with
the Invisible Man films, "Man Made Monster," the
Gill-Man, "Three Words"
"Le Gentleman en Noir," dates
for some Lupin crossovers
Doug A. Scott
"John Steed: An Authorized Biography, Volume 1: Jealous in
Honour," "Treasure Island" (Relic Hunter), "Spyography:
The Doctor Evil Story"
"Who Goes There?"
Possible Doc Savage/Dirk Pitt connection, Lord Ruthven, Captain
Midnight, Lord Peter Wimsey, Mansfield Smith-Cumming
"Who Goes There?"
"Young Indiana Jones and the Titanic Adventure,"
Highlander, Jon Sable and birthdate, "Blooded,"
"Up the Long Ladder," "Coming of Age,"
"The Ransom Of Richard Redstone," "Out of the
Madhouse," "Past Lives," "Buffy vs.
Dracula," "Doc Dare"
The Avenger Archives A great Flash site from Dave Kalb.
Has text or PDF files of the never-reprinted Avenger stories from
Clues Detective Magazine!
The Avenger Tomi Vaisala's site dedicated to our
favorite pale-faced '40s crime-buster.
The Avengers Cal Westray's page has a lot of
biographical information on Steed, excerpts from the U.N.C.L.E.
crossovers, and a lot more!
The New Avengers The '70s sequel to The Avengers.
The 86th Floor Chris Kalb's Doc Savage shrine.
Syn Covers the
books, films, comics, etc.
Doctor Who Chronology by Doug A. Scott. A very
The Page of Fu Manchu Lawrence Knapp's incredibly
encyclopedic page. Mr. Knapp is a gentleman and, literally, a
Fu Manchu A page posted by Tomi Vaisala, containing a
slightly expanded Fu Manchu chronology based on an original
chronology authored by yours truly.
G-8 AND HIS
The Hero Pulps Another beautiful site from Chris
Kalb, featuring The Spider, Operator 5 and G-8.
G-8 and His Battle Aces The ultimate G-8 site from Chris
Kalb, using Flash animation. I mean it, you really must visit
Mr. Kiss Kiss Bang Bang! The web magazine of the Ian Fleming
Foundation. Another must-visit Bond page!
Bond, James Bond Alex Noe's neat page - check out the
the cool animation of the traditional gunbarrel opening shot from
JOHN DRAKE (DANGER MAN /
SECRET AGENT / THE PRISONER)
Danger Man and Secret Agent The classic '60s spy show and its
hero, agent John Drake.
The Prisoner Comprehensive site about the cult TV
show. Many believe that John Drake and The Prisoner are one and
Six of One Official web site of The Prisoner
John Shaft Great info from the Thrilling
JON SABLE, FREELANCE
Jon Sable From the Thrilling Detective
Kinsey Millhone From the Thrilling Detective
THE LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY
Lew Archer Great info on Kevin Burton Smith's
Thrilling Detective Website.
THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E.
The Man From U.N.C.L.E. episode guide A nice collection of episode reviews
and links to other U.N.C.L.E. sites, maintained by Bill Koenig.
THE MARX BROTHERS
Groucho: Now, here is a
little peninsula, and here is a viaduct leading over to the
mainland. Chico: Why A Duck?
Nero Wolfe Lots of info from the Thrilling
Perry Mason Another informative entry from Kevin
Burton Smith's Thrilling Detective Website.
THE PHANTOM DETECTIVE
FARMER and THE WOLD NEWTON FAMILY
The Official Philip José Farmer Home Page Mike Croteau's & Rick Beaulieu's
definitive page on the author is finally official!
Mark Brown's Wold Newton Chronicles, continues the tradition of featuring
the very best in scholarship and articles on Wold Newton topics
ranging far and wide. Now includes articles from the pages of the
long-lost, legendary Wold Atlas,
and a section on an alternate version of the Wold Newton Universe
where superheroes are much more prevalent.
Dennis Power has a
fantastic Wold Newton site, The Secret History of the Wold Newton
which features a great deal of Wold Newton speculation regarding
alien influence in the Newtonverse, information on Wold
Newtonites' role in America's wild west, excellent genealogical
articles, links to online e-texts of many Wold Newton books, and
quite a few family trees in graphic format!
Loridans' new MONSTAAH site features the Monster
Timeline, Children of the Night,
set in the Wold Newton Universe.
Lofficier's French Wold Newton Universe, with great timelines and articles.
Philip Marlowe Extremely comprehensive information
from Kevin Burton Smith's Thrilling Detective Website.
The Saint A complete guide to the Saint in print, at
the movies, on TV, etc.
SAM SPADE and SAM SPADE,
Sam Spade From Kevin Burton Smith's Thrilling
THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL
Blakeney Manor Home of the Demmed Original Scarlet Pimpernel
The Shadow's Sanctum The grand-daddy of all Shadow web
Sherlock Holmes Chronology Based on the work of William S.
Baring-Gould. Very neat.
The Beekeeper's Holmes Page Regarding the Sherlock Holmes and
Mary Russell series.
Spenser A thorough entry from the Thrilling Detective
The Hero Pulps Another beautiful site from Chris
Kalb, featuring The Spider, Operator 5 and G-8.
The Spider - Death to the Bringers of
Kalb's incredible Spider site, with animation, multimedia,
screensavers, etc. If you haven't checked out Chris' sites, you
really are missing something.
The Spider Another Tomi Vaisala page.
TARZAN and the
Tarzan of the Internet The most comprehensive Tarzan site
on the 'net, maintained by Ed Stephan. Check out the link to
Farmer's Tarzan chronology derived from Tarzan Alive.
Panthan Press A website devoted to ERB, including
Barsoom's oldest tabloid newspaper.
Travis McGee Another great entry from from Kevin
Burton Smith's Thrilling Detective Website.
THE WILD WILD WEST
OTHER COOL SITES
dedicated Wold Newton reader can find many of the public domain
books and authors listed in the Wold Newton Universe at these
Gaslight An Internet discussion list which
reviews one story a week from the genres of mystery,
adventure and The Weird, written between 1800 and 1919.
Includes John Buchan's The Power-House and The Brotherhood
of Seven Kings, by L.T. Meade and Robert Eustace.
Arthur's Classic Novels Dickens, Defoe, Tolstoy,
London, Verne, Buchan, Stevenson, Doyle, Burroughs,
Wells, Kipling, Forster, Sabatini, Haggard, Melville,
Balzac, Trollope, Irving, Wilde, Reeve, Rohmer, Dumas,
Cooper, Baum, Gibson, and more!
El Head Homepage, home of the Legendary El Head, the
Disembodied Avenger of the Plains. Was he Western Hero or Western
out The Savage Chuck's Lair, featuring artwork and
stories by The Savage Chuck! Go now!
Jean-Marc Lofficier's Cool French
addition to writing science fiction books and comics, Jean-Marc
is an authority on French pulp fiction and characters. Check out
his home page! You should also be buying the great books that
Jean-Marc's Black Coat Press and Rivière Blanche imprints are publishing.
Joseph Bongiorno's TimelineUniverse.net has links to chronologies for Oz,
Star Wars, Middle-Earth, and more.
Like crossovers? Check out
The Timeshredder's Crossover Feedback Loop.
The Avenger™ & © The Condé Nast
The Avengers © Weintraub
Entertainment (Rights) Ltd.
Batman and Robin™ & © DC Comics, Inc.
Betty Page artwork © Dave
Captain America™ & © Marvel Characters, Inc.
Carson of Venus® & ©
Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc.
Conan® © Conan
DangerGirl® & © J.
Doc Savage® & © The
Condé Nast Publications, Inc.
Doctor Strange™ & © Marvel Characters, Inc.
Doctor Who © British
The Fantastic Four™ & © Marvel Characters, Inc.
Fu Manchu © The Society of
Authors and The Authors League of America, Inc.
G-8 and His Battle Aces™ & © Argosy Communications Inc.
Godzilla™ & © Toho Co., Ltd.
The Green Hornet™
& © The Green Hornet, Inc.
Indiana Jones™ & © Lucasfilm Ltd.
James Bond™ & © Gildrose Publications, Ltd.
and Eon Productions, Ltd.
John Carter, Warlord of
Mars ® & © Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc.
Kolchak: The Night Stalker
© Universal City Studios, Inc.
® & © Zorro Productions, Inc.
The League of Extraordinary
Gentlemen™ & ©
Moore and Kevin O'Neill
The Lone Ranger™ & © Palladium Limited
The Man From U.N.C.L.E.™ & © Turner Broadcast Systems
Nero Wolfe © Rex Stout
The Phantom © King Features
Syndicate, Inc., The Hearst Corporation
The Prisoner © ITC
Entertainment Group Ltd.
Red Sonja® © Conan
The Rocketeer™ & © Dave Stevens
Section Zero © Karl Kesel
and Tom Grummett
The Shadow™ ® & © Advance Magazine
Solar Pons © August
Derleth and Basil Copper
The Spider™ & © Argosy Communications Inc.
Spider-Man™ & © Marvel Characters, Inc.
Star Trek® & ©
Superman™ & © DC Comics, Inc.
Tarzan® & © Edgar
Rice Burroughs, Inc.
Tomb Raider and Lara Croft™ & © EIDOS P.L.C.
© & ® Harris Publications, Inc
The Wild Wild West © CBS
Entertainment and Viacom International
Wonder Woman™ & © DC Comics, Inc.
The X-Files™ & © Twentieth Century Fox Film
Zorro® & © Zorro
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