The Avenger 27 The Purple Zombie Author:Kenneth Robeson Paperback Library (c) 1974 — Publication date July 1974 — In the roaring heart of the crucible, steel is made. In the raging flame of personal tragedy men are sometimes forged into something more than human. — It was so with Dick Benson. He had been a man. After the dread loss inflicted on him by an in human crime ring, he became a machine of venge... more »ance dedicated to the extermination of all other crime rings.
He turned into the person we know now: a figure of ice and steel. More pitiless than both; a mechanism of whipcord and flame; a symbol to crooks and killers; a terrible, almost impersonal force, masking chill genius and super normal power behind a face as white and dead as a mask from the grave. Only his pale eyes, like ice in a polar dawn, hint at the deadliness of the scourge the underworld heedlessly invoked against itself when crime's greed turned millionaire adventurer Richard Benson into - The Avenger.
THE PURPLE ZOMBIE
The young director of a horror film begins to encounter actors he knows are dead. The Avenger, in California to investigate a spy ring, meets the director and soon both are on the trail of a mysterious someone with the power to raise the dead.« less