Wednesday, August 1, 2012

[Link] Dangerous Dames: A Timeline of Some of the Significant Female Eyes, and the Date of their First Appearance

"If it's that delicate,... maybe you need a lady detective."
-- Marlowe in The Little Sister (1949)


Despite various bimbo eyes whose pulchritudinous assets often far outweighed their mental equipment (to paraphrase one critic), competent women eyes have been around for a long time now. That they've finally come into their own is something we should all be grateful for. After all, they have helped rejuvenate the entire private eye genre. It's about time. But they've been around for years.

To see the full listing, visit: http://www.thrillingdetective.com/trivia/triv138.html