Paperback cover model Steve Holland: mercenary, cop, crook, and hot nerd


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Seems to be some sort of mistake; the second book shown, Scratch a Thief, clearly shows Don Draper.


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And yet, he’s sensibly dressed in each of the depicted covers. Different times, it would seem.


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I own a PB of that old Doc Savage novel with the illo that used that photo, right down to the artfully ripped shirt (and model).


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funny gifs


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Oh, come on! Where’s Doc Savage? There’s mention of him, via the author, Kenneth Robeson, of The Avenger–but no Doc Savage, The Man of Bronze! A cover picture of one of those pulp novels would have done immeasurable service towards making the point of the article. I mean, sure, the picture of Steve Holland was THE pose for Doc Savage, but we really could have used a book cover to ram the point home. Oh well…


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He seems to be on at least one of these:


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Remo Williams is not amused.


#9

So basically 1970s Fabio?


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Murdoc Niccals


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Is that where Savage Steve Holland got his appellation?


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This topic makes me miss Antinous.


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Steve Holland also starred as Flash Gordon in a joint West German, French, and American production. I grew up watching it and still have fond memories of all the cheesy production values.


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I sometimes wonder if he still lurks and shakes his head at how far things have gotten out of hand since he left. Not that I don´t think he made the right decision to leave.


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