Frank Morrison Spillane (March 9, 1918 – July 17, 2006), better known as Mickey Spillane, was an American author of crime novels, many featuring his signature detective character, Mike Hammer. More than 225 million copies of his books have sold internationally. In 1980, Spillane was responsible for seven of the top 15 all-time best-selling fiction titles in the US. Inscribed Color Photograph, n.d. - 3 1/2 x 5 Color, written in blue felt tip pen. Overall, very fine condition.