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The Smiling Dogs (The Avenger #10)

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Is there a connection between two political murders, a sanity-test bill, reforestation plans for a national park and a tiny man with a green smiling dog? The Avenge embarks on a weird hunt to connect the links of a deadly chain.

In the roaring heart of the crucible, steel is made. In the raging flame of personal tragedy, men are sometimes forged into something more than hum
Paperback, 159 pages
Published March 1973 by Warner Books (first published 1940)
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Dec 13, 2015 Craig rated it really liked it
(Wacky green dog cover!)
The Avenger, Richard Benson, was one of the greatest pulp crime-fighters. He and his band of associates comprised Justice, Inc., and, armed with keen gadgets, clear genius, stout hearts, good humor, and the force of right set forth from their Bleek Street headquarters to thwart evil, defend goodness, and protect American society. The adventures were published as "by Kenneth Robeson, the creator of Doc Savage," (which may have led to the perception that The Avenger was som
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Taking the Avenger and his crew out of their familiar New York City was a risk, but the new settings pay off admirably. The story required the DC setting, and the underlying mystery was suspenseful provided you don't think too hard about it.
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Jan 22, 2016 Timothy Boyd rated it it was amazing
Much like Doc Savage the Avenger fights crime with the help of his aids. While the stories aren't as exciting and world ranging as Doc he is still a great pulp character and read. Very recommended
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Kenneth Robeson was the house name used by Street and Smith Publications as the author of their popular character Doc Savage and later The Avenger. Though most Doc Savage stories were written by the author Lester Dent, there were many others who contributed to the series, including:

William G. Bogart
Evelyn Coulson
Harold A. Davis
Lawrence Donovan
Alan Hathway
W. Ryerson Johnson

Lester Dent is usua
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