The Spider

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The Spider #1: The Spider Strikes Summary

Who is the Spider? More just than the law. More dangerous than the underworld! Hated, wanted, and feared by both! Alone and desperate, he wages a deadly one-man war against the supercriminal whose long-planned crime coup will snuff a thousand lives! Can the Master of Men prevent this slaughter of innocents?

Celebrated crime author R. T. M. Scott introduces the sinister Spider in his premiere case. Go with criminologist Richard Wentworth during his first electrifying adventure, in which the avenging arachnid crosses swords with the malevolent mastermind known by the cryptic signature of Mr. X as...The Spider Strikes!

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  • Book 1

    • The Spider #1: The Spider Strikes

    • By: R. T. M. Scott
    • Narrated by: Nick Santa Maria
    • Length: 4 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Who is the Spider? More just than the law. More dangerous than the underworld! Hated, wanted, and feared by both! Alone and desperate, he wages a deadly one-man war against the supercriminal whose long-planned crime coup will snuff a thousand lives! Can the Master of Men prevent this slaughter of innocents? Celebrated crime author R. T. M. Scott introduces the sinister Spider in his premiere case.

    Regular price: £32.89

  • Book 2

    • The Spider #2, November 1933

    • The Wheel of Death
    • By: R.T.M. Scott
    • Narrated by: Nick Santa Maria
    • Length: 4 hrs and 34 mins
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    Mysterious death, suicide, and madness took uncanny toll of New York's most prominent citizens. Only the Spider sensed the presence of the criminal genius whose tentacles were strangling the city - and the Spider was next on the crime monster's death list! Here is the second and final Spider novel penned by the mysterious R.T.M. Scott, the author of a series of hardcover novels featuring sophisticated detective Aurelius Smith and his Hindu aide, Langa Doonh.

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    • The Spider #2: The Wheel of Death

    • By: R.T.M. Scott
    • Narrated by: Nick Santa Maria
    • Length: 4 hrs and 34 mins
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    Here and there throughout the city, good citizens died suddenly - of natural causes - and were forgotten. Others - men of character and position - took their own lives. And the madhouses were getting more than their rightful share of the cities great! None but the Spider hunted down and finally at bay, sensed the creeping, ghastly threat that dogged the footsteps of seven million people!

    Regular price: £33.89

  • Book 3

    • Wings of the Black Death

    • The Spider 3
    • By: Grant Stockbridge
    • Narrated by: Roger Rittner
    • Length: 6 hrs and 12 mins
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    RadioArchives.com is proud to present Norvell Page's debut Spider exploit - a desperate struggle against overwhelming odds to save Manhattan from being overwhelmed by a man-made Plague. In a few short months, Page remade Richard Wentworth alias the Spider into a messianic avenger unlike anything pulp readers ever read before. Driven, deadly, the Spider was a daredevil caught between the law that branded him as a criminal and the underworld he terrorized with his metallic laugh and searing lead.

    Regular price: £17.49

    • The Spider #3: Wings of the Black Death

    • By: Grant Stockbridge
    • Narrated by: Nick Santa Maria
    • Length: 4 hrs and 17 mins
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    Manhattan is under siege from a new brand of terrorist - a human monster who calls himself the Black Death. His weapon a choice: virulent strains of Bubonic plague that strikes down its victims within hours. Unless the city fathers pay up, New York will become a charnel house of horrors. Can the Spider defeat this menace - or will death's black wings smother him too?

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  • Book 4

    • Spider #4 January 1934

    • The Spider
    • By: Grants Stockbridge, RadioArchives.com
    • Narrated by: Nick Santa Maria
    • Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
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    For ten grim years, The Spider battled the underworld, imprinting his scarlet seal on the bodies of the criminals he slew. No one knew his name. His face was unknown. Pursued by the police, sought by the mob, the Master of Men crushed crime with a blazing intensity never witnessed before or since. Now he's back with a vengeance in a new series of audiobooks retelling his pulp-pounding exploits, as chronicled by Norvell W. Page, writing as Grant Stockbridge.

    Regular price: £18.29

    • The Spider #4: City of Flaming Shadows

    • By: Grant Stockbridge
    • Narrated by: Nick Santa Maria
    • Length: 5 hrs and 25 mins
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    For 10 grim years, the Spider battled the underworld, imprinting his scarlet seal on the bodies of the criminals he slew. No one knew his name. His face was unknown. Pursued by the police, sought by the mob, the Master of Men crushed crime with a blazing intensity never witnessed before or since.

    Regular price: £33.89

  • Book 5

    • Spider #5 February 1934

    • The Spider
    • By: Grant Stockbridge, RadioArchives.com
    • Narrated by: Nick Santa Maria
    • Length: 5 hrs and 10 mins
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    A faceless terrorist calling himself the Green Hand has unleashed a corrosive gas on the lumber town of Elkhorn, Michigan, killing its inhabitants - by stripping the living meat from their bones! His next victim will be another Michigan hamlet. And this unknown monster vows to keep snuffing out entire cities until Washington pays him a $5 billion ransom. But the Green Hand has reckoned without another powerful force: the Spider!

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    • The Spider #5: Empire of Doom

    • By: Grant Stockbridge
    • Narrated by: Nick Santa Maria
    • Length: 5 hrs and 10 mins
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    For 10 grim years, the Spider battled the underworld, imprinting his scarlet seal on the bodies of the criminals he slew. No one knew his name. His face was unknown. Pursued by the police, sought by the mob, the Master of Men crushed crime with a blazing intensity never witnessed before or since.

    Regular price: £32.89

  • Book 6

    • Spider #6, March 1934

    • The Spider
    • By: RadioArchives.com, Grant Stockbridge
    • Narrated by: Nick Santa Maria
    • Length: 5 hrs and 31 mins
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    This exciting audiobook also includes two short stories, "Killer's Knout" by Anson Hatch and G. T. Fleming Roberts' "The Standing Corpse".

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    • The Spider #6: The Citadel of Hell

    • By: Grant Stockbridge
    • Narrated by: Nick Santa Maria
    • Length: 4 hrs and 31 mins
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    Men fought snarling in the streets over crusts of bread or ferreted, beast-like, through the charred ruins of some once-majestic building in search of food scraps.... To such dire state had the city fallen when the Spider, weakened by weeks of illness, returned to take up his seemingly hopeless battle against the Food Destroyers.

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  • Book 7

    • Spider #7 April 1934

    • The Spider
    • By: Grant Stockbridge, RadioArchives.com
    • Narrated by: Nick Santa Maria
    • Length: 4 hrs and 22 mins
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    When the underworld united in one compact army of crime, the Spider - his prestige gone - faced the most vicious collection of criminals and degenerate killers ever assembled under one dark banner of bloody social war! How can Richard Wentworth, robbed of Kirkpatrick and Nita, renew the Spider-fear, which alone can bring him victory from a menace that is making casualty columns of our daily papers and filling our institutions with driveling victims of the new madness?

    Regular price: £13.79

    • The Spider #7: Serpent of Destruction

    • By: Grant Stockbridge
    • Narrated by: Nick Santa Maria
    • Length: 4 hrs and 22 mins
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    When the narcotics-peddling Bloody Serpent and his army of pushers kidnap Nita van Sloan, Richard Wentworth goes on the warpath - as the Spider! Knowing that Nita's cruel captors intend to transform her into a debased drug addict, the Master of Men assembles a collection of fearsome weapons and equipment, then charges into the Underworld's secret crime nest to inflict terror on all criminals.

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  • Book 8

    • Spider #8, May 1934: The Spider

    • By: Grant Stockbridge, RadioArchives.com
    • Narrated by: Nick Santa Maria
    • Length: 4 hrs and 15 mins
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    Above the panicked cries of terrified humans there rose the eerie howling of dogs gone mad. Scores of them! A hydrophobic army of destruction loosed cold-bloodedly to rend and tear and spread their shrieking madness through town and countryside.... And once more the crisis finds the Spider battling single-handed, fighting alone to save a people who have, in their blindness, put a price upon his head.

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    • The Spider #8: The Mad Horde

    • By: Grant Stockbridge
    • Narrated by: Nick Santa Maria
    • Length: 4 hrs and 15 mins
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    Never before in history had anything quite so horrible as The Mad Horde been loosed upon a terrified humanity! In rural towns and through the thronging streets of great cities, the death-bringers stalked, spreading the slow madness of which they themselves must soon die! The Spider, dismayed and horrified as never before in his long career, is forced at last into risking the life of the girl he loves - so that a million others may live!

    Regular price: £33.89

  • Book 9

    • Spider #9 June 1934

    • The Spider
    • By: RadioArchives.com, Grant Stockbridge
    • Narrated by: Nick Santa Maria
    • Length: 4 hrs and 29 mins
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    How do you fight a menace that strikes without warning - that disintegrates flesh and blood and stone to mere chemical atoms? Men flee in blind panic from the merest rumor of a new attack, and even the Spider - dodging the death blasts - can find at first no weapon with which to combat this new and devastating evil that obliterates its victims in the fraction of time between two heartbeats!

    Regular price: £13.79

    • The Spider #9: Satan's Death Blast

    • By: Grant Stockbridge
    • Narrated by: Nick Santa Maria
    • Length: 4 hrs and 29 mins
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    For 10 grim years, the Spider battled the underworld, imprinting his scarlet seal on the bodies of the criminals he slew. No one knew his name. His face was unknown. Pursued by the police, sought by the mob, the Master of Men crushed crime with a blazing intensity never witnessed before or since.

    Regular price: £33.89

  • Book 10

    • Spider #10 July 1934 (The Spider)

    • By: Grant Stockbridge, RadioArchives.com
    • Narrated by: Roger Rittner
    • Length: 6 hrs and 2 mins
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    It began with the torture-killing of a innocent young boy - a loyal member of the Spider Club. The weapon employed was a knife with eerie electrical properties. Discovering the hapless body, Richard Wentworth vowed to avenge this insult to the "Spider's" power.

    Regular price: £18.29

    • The Spider #10

    • Corpse Cargo
    • By: Grant Stockbridge
    • Narrated by: Nick Santa Maria
    • Length: 4 hrs and 40 mins
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    She called herself Captain Kidd. As a buccaneer she put the bloody rogues of the Spanish Main to shame. Merchant chips did not interest her. She and her pirates went after passenger trains and skyscrapers with a devilish new weapon called the Green Fire. When a looted train filled with electrified corpses crashes into Grand Central Station, Richard Wentworth again dons the dark garments of The Spider - Master of Men! His mission: to track down this distaff demon and bring an end to her vicious reign of citizen slaughter.

    Regular price: £33.89

  • Book 11

    • Spider #11 August 1934

    • By: Grant Stockbridge, RadioArchives.com
    • Narrated by: Nick Santa Maria, Robin Riker
    • Length: 5 hrs and 42 mins
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    During the difficult decade encompassed by the years 1933-43, a commanding figure blazed his way through a legion of Depression-era supercriminals, Nazi spies and saboteurs. He was wealthy criminologist Richard Wentworth. He was also secretly the Spider!

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