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Fiction Short Stories

While Syd’s career as a cartoonist continued to skyrocket, he also began to experiment with several new genres, including short fiction stories written for the following publications:


The Ghost & Mr. Grebner - Alfred Hitchcock Behind the Death Ball Mystery Magazine, 1979
The Human Fly – Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine, March, 1970
A Hundred Times - Alfred Hitchcock Hard Day at the Scaffold Mystery Magazine, 1967

Can Such Things Be? – Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine, June, 1970
Nose Job – Charlie Chan Mystery Magazine, May, 1974

Reach For a Star – Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine, February, 1964

Goodbye, Sweethearts – Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine, Aug 1964

The Memory Game – Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine, June 1974

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A Hundred Times – reprinted in Time Bomb- and Other Stories of Mystery and Suspense, 1971 (H.D.S. Publications)
Hoff in Italy – Rogue Magazine, March, 1964 (includes drawings)
Moment of Truth – THIS WEEK Magazine, December, 1963


Other stories appearing in Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazines include;
Poof! - October, 1969

Smooth as Ice - January, 1970

Chance of a Ghost - September, 1970

No Room at the Top - January, 1971


The Cool Water – Detroit Athletic Club News, July, 1960





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