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PENDLETON MSS.

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Inventory

I. Writings

Arranged by Executioner series, Ashton Ford series and Joe Copp series, book-length works, shorter works, and writings by Don and Linda Pendleton.

Executioner series

Arranged in order of publication, after correspondence
Box 1
  • Correspondence, 1972-1977
  • War Against the Mafia (Executioner #1). Drafts; printer's manuscript; new introduction for special re-issue, 1976.
  • Death Squad (#2). Drafts; printer's manuscript
  • Battle Mask (#3). Drafts; printer's manuscript
  • Miami Massacre (#4). Drafts; printer's manuscript
  • Continental Contract (#5). Printer's manuscript
  • Assault in Soho (#6). Printer's manuscript
  • Nightmare in New York (#7). Printer's manuscript
  • Chicago Wipeout (#8). Printer's manuscript
  • Vegas Vendetta (#9). Printer's manuscript
  • Caribbean Kill (#10). Printer's manuscript
  • California Hit(#11). Printer's manuscript
  • Boston Blitz(#12). Printer's manuscript
  • Washington IOU (#13). Synopsis; story outline and background; printer's manuscript
  • San Diego Siege (#14). Drafts; printer's manuscript
Box 2
  • Panic in Philly (#15). Drafts; printer's manuscript
  • Jersey Guns (#16, actually published as #17). Drafts; printer's manuscript; galleys
  • Texas Storm (#18). Drafts; printer's manuscript; galleys
  • Detroit Death Watch (#19). Drafts; printer's manuscript; galleys
  • New Orleans Knockout (#20). Drafts; printer's manuscript
  • Firebase Seattle (#21). Drafts; printer's manuscript; galleys
  • Hawaiian Hellground (#22). Worksheets
Box 3
  • Hawaiian Hellground (#22). Complete draft; printer's manuscript
  • St. Louis Showdown (#23). Drafts; printer's manuscript; galleys
  • Canadian Crisis (#24). Drafts; printer's manuscript; galleys
  • Colorado Kill-Zone (#25). Draft; printer's manuscript; galleys
  • Acapulco Rampage (#26). Printer's manuscript; galleys
  • Dixie Convoy (#27). Drafts; printer's manuscript
Box 4
  • Savage Fire (#28). Draft; galleys
  • The Executioner's War Boo (published between #'s 28 and 29). Drafts; printer's manuscript; galleys; graphics, etc
  • Command Strike (#29). Drafts; printer's manuscript; galleys
  • Cleveland Pipeline (#30). Draft manuscript; galleys
  • Arizona Ambush (#31). Printer's manuscript; galleys
  • Tennessee Smash (#32). Drafts; printer's manuscript; galleys
  • Monday's Mo (#33). Drafts
Box 5
  • Monday's Mo (#33). Complete manuscript; printer's manuscript
  • Terrible Tuesday (#34). Drafts; manuscript; printer's manuscript
  • Wednesday's Wrah (#35). Drafts; final manuscript; printer's manuscript
  • Thermal Thursday (#36). Draft; final manuscript
  • Friday Feast (#37). Draft; final manuscript
  • Satan's Sabbah (#38). Drafts; final manuscript; galleys
  • "Willing to Kill" [Executioner short story] 1977.
Box 6
  • "Mack Bolan" portraits (typescripts)
  • Print orders for early Executioner volumes. 1970s

Ashton Ford series

Arranged in order of publication. All typescripts
Box 6
  • Ashes to Ashes
  • Eye to Eye
  • Mind to Mind
  • Life to Life
  • Heart to Heart
  • Time to Time

Joe Copp series

Arranged in order of publication. All typescripts
Box 6
  • Copp for Hire. Draft
Box 7
  • Copp for Hire. Final manuscript
  • Copp on Fire
  • Copp in Deep
  • Copp in the Dark
  • Copp on Ice
  • Copp in Shock
  • Printed announcements, reviews, etc. for Copp books

Book-length works

Arranged alphabetically by title. All typescripts.
Box 7
  • The Adulteress. A Stephan Gregory work
  • Black Tomorrow, 1994
  • Cataclysm
Box 8
  • Day of the Panther
  • Don't Call me Madam. A Stephan Gregory work
  • ESP & the Sex Mystique. A Stephan Gregory work
  • The Godmakers. A Dan Britain work
  • The Guns of Terra 10
  • The Hot One
  • The Huntress
  • 1989: Population Doomsday
  • The Olympians
  • A Search for Meaning- 2 stages. Originally titled "The Search"
  • Sex Goddess. A Stephan Gregory work
  • A Time to Embrace. A Stephan Gregory work

Shorter works

Arranged alphabetically by title. All typescripts
Box 9
  • The Big Shootout at the UA Corral: A Hogs Epic. 1969. 12 p. Includes correspondence concerning the inspiration for and writing of the poem
  • The Trouble with Sex [article?] 1993. 4 p.

Writings by Don and Linda Pendleton

Arranged alphabetically by title. All typescripts
Box 9
  • The Metaphysics of the Novel. Two variant print-outs
  • One Dark and Stormy Night (also published as Roulette)
  • To Dance with Angels. Draft and final copy
  • Whispers of the Soul

II. Correspondence

Arranged alphabetically by sender, followed by a chronologically arranged group, 1970-1995. Other correspondence may be found throughout the collection.
Box 9
  • Doman, Glenn. 1994
  • Fine, Donald. 1987-1996
  • Girodias, Maurice. 1968-1974
  • Innovation Comics. 1990-1993
  • Kamsler, Ben. 1978-1979
  • Kubler-Ross, Elizabeth. 1989-1993
  • Scott Meredith Literary Agency. 1972-1994
  • Spillane, Mickey. 1978
  • U.S. Central Command - Operation Desert Shield. 1990
Box 10
  • Warner Books. 1985-1993
  • Wilson, Colin. 1989-1990
  • Young, William. 1985-1987
  • Correspondence. 1970-1995

III. Miscellaneous

Box 10
  • Interviews with Don Pendleton:
  • Comixscene, 1973. T(carbon)D. 12 p. Includes correspondence and copy of the publication
  • Marvel Comics Group, 1975. T(carbon)D. 3 p. Includes correspondence; photocopy of published form - Marvel Preview, #2
  • Speeches by Don Pendleton, 1975. T.D. 4 p.; T.D. 17 p. (2)
  • Photographs of Don Pendleton. Publicity/jacket photo, undated; with Andy Ettinger, ca. 1975
  • Miscellaneous printed. Includes tear sheets, sample book jackets, etc.
  • Legal files, ca. 1986. Concerns breach of publication agreement with Harlequin and includes court transcripts, etc.

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