The Doc Savage Stories : 1933 - 1949
Table of Contents


1.   Doc Savage, Jaguar Prince -- An argument in favor of a Mayan ethnic background for Doc Savage

2.   Jules Verne, The First Kenneth Robeson?  -- A look at The Mysterious Island and parallels between it and the Doc Savage Series

3.   H. Rider Haggard  --  An examination of some of the Alan Quatermain stories on possible influences on the development of character traits in the Doc Savage series

4.   Jim Thorpe, Man of Bronze --

5.   Shangri-La of the Andes --  The background between James HIlton's story of a lost paradise in the Himalayas and the Doc Savage story, The Speaking Stone

6.   The Polar Treasure Island -- How did Robert Louis Steven's pirate story, Treasure Island, influence the Doc Savage story, The Polar Treasure?

7.   The Ten Commandments -- A look at religious examples in the Doc Savage series

8.   Nikola Tesla, The Man of Peace --The inventor who was the inspiration for the Man of Peace.

9.   The Wealth of Midas --  Just how much gold did the Mayans send?

10.  A Wink and a Nod --  A look at some inside jokes between Lester Dent and Walter Gibson.

11.  Building a Literary Character: Ham Brooks
--Historical figures who contributed to the Ham Brooks character

12.  John Pendlebury --  The literary ancestor of William Harper Littlejohn

13.  Those Pesky Pets --  Some remarks on the pets

14.  The Other Lost World -- A. Conan Doyle's contribution to the Doc Savage stories

15.  Russian Aviation -- The inspiration for Decimo Tercio

16.  The Explorer's Club -- A look at Lester Dent's application form.

17.  The Savage School -- Dr. Watson Savage's School for Physical Education

18. The Lake George Monster -- A look at the origin of the Sea Angel

19.  The Isle of Lost Ships -- How an early novel by Crittenden Marriott became the foundation for The Sargasso Ogre.

20.  Lester Dent, Master Mason -- Lester Dents travels in the Masonic Blue Lodge and its influences on the Doc Savage stories.

21.  The Telepathic Connection -- Popular ideas about telepathy that appeared in the Doc Savage stories

22.  Nietzsche, Doc, and the Crime College -- Doc Savage and the superman concept

23.  H. G. Wells and The Spook Legion -- Lester Dent takes some hints from H. G. Wells

24.  The DC-Doc Savage Connection -- The influence of the Doc Savage stories on the Superman and Batman comics.

25.  Statistics – Word Count by Story -- A look at story length over the series life time

26.  The Jolly Roger -- Where in the world would an author get an idea about a real-life pirate ship replica?  From the newspapers of course!

27.  The Real Squeaking Goblin -- The story of a grim man who moved silently through the Kentucky wilderness with a special long barreled rifle during the Civil War

28.  Danielson & Haas -- A look at a Louisiana timber baron, his aviator son, and movie-star daughter-in-law.

29.  Headquarters -- Where exactly was Doc Savage's headquarters located? The location is right there in the books.  You just have to put all the pieces together to find it.

30.  The Orsini Bomb -- The long history of a grenade that appeared in The Golden Peril

31.  Prince Albert and Raider Island -- The inside joke on Prince Albert's name and the location of Raider Island

32.  The Secret of the Lost Giant -- A rea;-life plan by the German Luftwaffe to shot down Winston Churchill

33.  The Secret Sequels  --  being an account of the secret and hidden connections between certain of the Doc Savage stories