Reprinted from the March 1935 issue of Doc Savage Magazine
F R O M O U R M E M B E R S
DEAN KEISER, Michigan.
I have read quite a few high-priced magazines, but not in one of them do I find the clean, interesting stories that I find in the Doc Savage Magazine. I would feel highly honored if you would enroll me as a member of the Doc Savage Club.
RAYMOND MASCHITTI, Pennsylvania
I have heard a lot about your magazine from my friends ever since it came out, but it was not until a few days ago that I found out for myself how great it is. I truly think it is one of the best magazines on the market. I have read and enjoyed nearly every one of Doc Savage's adventures. I think the Code is good, too. If every one lived up to it, there would be less crime.
Please accept my application blank to become a member of the Doc Savage Club.
IVAN HELLER, Illinois.
I want to congratulate you on your swell magazine, and I also wish to join the Doc Savage Club. I am a constant reader of your magazine, and fully enjoy every issue.
You have a swell code, and I will try to live up to it. Like many others, my only complaint is that the Doc Savage Magazine is only out once a month instead of about once a week.
Kenneth Robeson sure can write stories. More power to him. Lots of luck to Doc and his pals.
BOB WEST, Oklahoma.
Please send me another Doc Savage stamp. I lost it, I guess. I have looked for it now for almost three days, and I have not located it yet. I am also sending three consecutively numbered coupons for the oil portrait of Doc Savage, and hope to receive my new stamp and the portrait very soon.
JAMES V. CAMPIONE, New York.
I have read your fine magazine from the very first issue. They are by far the best of any magazine fiction I have ever read.
"The Man of Bronze" gave me very interesting and hitherto unknown facts about the Mayan civilization in Central America, as did "Land of Terror" concerning a volcanic island in the Pacific. Also "The Sargasso Ogre" with its tale of the legendary Sargasso Sea.
The Code of Doc Savage is unquestionably the finest written code or creed known to me, and superior even to the Scout Oath, the "Three Points of Honor." To verify this, let us make a comparison of the two.
First, (Code) "Let me strive every moment of my life to make myself better and better, that all may profit by it."
Scout Oath, "On my honor I will do my best: To do my duty to God and my country, and to obey the Scout Law.
Next, (Code) "Let me think of the right, and lend all my assistance to those who need it, with no regard for anything but justice."
Scout Oath, "To help other people at all times."
Third, (Code) "Let me be considerate of my country, of my fellow citizens and my associates in everything I say and do."
Scout Law, "To keep myself physically strong, mentally awake and morally straight."
Fourth, (Code) "Let me take what comes with a smile, without loss of courage. Let me do right to all, and wrong no man."
Scout Law, "A Scout is trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean and reverent."
FRED W. HOFHEINZ, California.|
Being a constant reader of your magazine, I say this much, it is O. K. in the highest, and a K. O. for imagination. It is inspiring all around. The doctrine alone is uplifting to those who heed it, and should be to others.
If you like, you can publish above statement, although I am above high school age.
ELDRED WHITLOCK, Missouri.
I have only read one of your magazines, but I liked it more than any other magazine I have ever read. I used to read airplane magazines but stopped because they had too much slang in them. When I was offered a Doc Savage Magazine, I hesitated. When I read it I was surprised at the cleanness and sportsmanship in it. I won my mother over to it. I have never joined a magazine club before, so this is a new experience for me. Some day, I hope to have a body and senses like Doc Savage. I'm just dying for the next story. Please enroll me in your club.
LARRY LIEBERMAN, Massachusetts.
I think you put out a very fine magazine. The adventures in Doc's life are surpassing to any of the other magazines. I am a member and I'm proud to be one. The thrills just send my blood tingling. I wouldn't miss an issue for a million dollars.
JOE MAKIN, Ohio.
I have read your Doc Savage Magazine for two years, and I like it better than any other magazine I ever read.
I have just gotten my brother and sister to join, and I hope they make good members.
I have read Doc Savage Magazine and other Street and Smith magazines.
EDWIN ROSENBERG, New York.
I have been reading your magazine for over a year now. One day, while waiting at a station, my brother happened to buy a copy, "The Sargasso Ogre." He brought it home and let me read it. As soon as I was done, we sent in a subscription and have been steady readers since. I look forward very eagerly to it every month, and I often regret that it is not published weekly.
JOHN M. CODE, Canada.
I have read every issue of Doc Savage Magazine and think that Street and Smith publications are to be complimented on the quality of the magazine. I am thoroughly in accordance with the aims and ideals of the Doc Savage Club.
Wishing the Doc Savage Club continued success.
LUTHER B. ROBERTS, W. Virginia.
I have been reading your magazine for about a year. I think the magazine is very educational and scientific as well as pure, clean and healthy thoughts.
Your club is beyond comparison with any other that I have read or known of.
It is clean, moral and spiritual. I am now seeking to become a member. I hope my admittance is acceptable, as I will strive to live up to the requirements of the club.
DAVID M. ANDERSEN, California.
I have been a constant reader of Doc Savage Magazine since returning to the good old U. S. A., and am terribly sorry that there is no mail delivery on the Pacific Ocean Cocos Island, as I am going down there for a protracted fishing spree. And, incidentally, I have a map of the buried treasure. So wish rne all the luck, and if I have need of Doc I may have to send for him, as there have been funny things happening down there, and, brother, I speak from experience.