Dashiell Hammett’s Secret Agent X-9
by Dashiell Hammett and Alex Raymond
edited by Tony Sparafucile
International Polygonics, Ltd., New York. 1983. Trade paperback. 225 pages. (6 X 10). Introduction: Some Kind of a Gum-shoe by William F. Nolan. The introduction tells how Hammett and Raymond were given the assignment to write and draw Secret Agent X-9. After Hammett left the strip, Leslie Charteris, creator of The Saint, contributed a story. Charteris left and other artists and writers continued the strip. This collection of strips covers all sequences written by Hammett.
Scan and Commentary by Bob Gaines