Introduction On Racism Epigraphs A History of the Pulps A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Glossary and Character Taxonomy Breakdown by Country of Origin Bibliography Table of Contents The Best of the Encyclopedia
Simmons, Baldy. Baldy Simmons was created by Jack Kofoed and appeared in thirty-five stories in a number of pulps from 1940 to 1950, beginning with “Penny Wise” (Thrilling Sports, Jan 1940).
Baldy Simmons, the “sage of Broadway,” is a hard-drinking, older, balding reporter in New York City. Simmons idolizes Sherlock Holmes and successfully applies his methods to solving crimes. Simmons is friends with a wide range of characters, including several lowlifes, but one of his best friends is Detective-Lieutenant Aloysius McCoy of the N.Y.P.D.
Table of Contents / Annotations / Blog / Books / Patreon / Twitter / Contact me