Shotgun Slade was a lawman in the 1860's. He used a custom made double-barreled shotgun which shot both a shotgun shell and a rifle bullet.
Slade is hired to locate a train car with $1 million in coins that disappeared into thin air.
A.S. Batson purchased a mine for $40,000. She sent for Slade to help her prove the mine was salted and that she had been defrauded.
A piano player has problems with a woman and threatenes to kill her. When she is found murdered, he asks for Slade's help.
Slade is on his way to a job when he is mistaken as a rustler and receives a beating. A sign maker named Omar finds him, takes him home, patches him up, and helps him on his way so that Slade can get to town and solve the crime.
Slade missed a rendezvous with a man carrying blueprints of bank vaults throughout the territory. He pursues him but finds the man dead. He wants to find the man's killers before they can rob any more banks.
Slade is hired by the Conger Meat Packing Co. to find an accountant who embezzled 100,000. His only clue is that a woman who left town at the same time left behind some made to order shoes.
A freight-liner needs to renew its contract in order to stay in business. Several accidents have put the renewal in jeopardy. Slade is called in to put a stop to the "accidents."
Slade reports for a job and receives a payment in advance for solving a bank robbery mystery. It turns out to be a set up. The money is marked and Slade is taken to jail.
Slade has been hired to stop a gang from train holdups. The train he is riding on is held up and he learns that the man sitting next to him is the notorious Bob Ford.
Slade happens upon Gunnar Jensen being chased by two Indians on the road to Concho. Slade helps him. Gunnar is a carpenter looking for work and Slade has been summoned to Concho because someone has locked up the carpentry trade there.
Slade is hired to find money stolen in a creative bank robbery. The local newspaper identifies the gang behind the robbery. As a first step to solving the crime, Slade visits the newspaper to set them straight.
Slade is hired to recover $100,000 that was stolen from a bank. The robber is holed up in a mountain fortress filled with criminals. Slade must figure out how to get in and then how to get out.
Slade stops by Cottonwood to visit an old friend. The friend is killed when he resists a shakedown. Slade is determined to find the man responsible for his friend's death.
Slade is summoned to a new town to settle a dispute. As soon as he arrives, he is asked to leave. He soon becomes aware of a dispute between a town founder and the sheriff who has been unable to solve a murder.
Slade is on his way to a town where he has been summoned. On his way he comes upon a fence around a dam. He soon realizes this is the problem he has been sent to solve.
Hal Pardee controls Pardee county. Hal, Jr. wants to marry a saloon girl from Dodge City - Ruby Devers. When Ruby goes missing, Junior hires Slade to find what happened to her.
Slade is sent by an insurance company to investigate a bank robbery where the details had been sketchy. When he gets to town, he suspects everyone and soon he realizes he is unwelcome there.
Slade is on his way to the next town when he stops to help a convict and ends up in a deadfall set up by three escaped prisoners who take his horse and gun. When Slade gets loose, he sets out to get his horse and gun back.
Slade is waiting for a stage connection when he enters into a game of billiards. When the man he is playing with hits the eight ball, the ball explodes and kills him. Slade is determined to find the murderer.
Slade is on vacation when a woman hires him to try to find the sniper that killed her father. He starts to ask some questions and soon finds the sniper is after him.
Slade heard about a bank robbery and wants to investigate to see if he can get some reward money. On the way he gets a note with an offer to meet a man to help solve the robbery.
Slade finds himself in possession of the key that three treasure seekers have long sought and will kill to get back. The key promises to unlock the Treasure of the Seven Emeralds of Quetzalcoatl.
A bank robbery gone wrong brings Slade to Willow Ridge to rout out the guilty party and his accomplice.
Slade travels to New Mexico Territory to split open a land grant syndicate and expose the identity of the swindler behind it.
Slade's visit to an old friend turns deadly when some people will stop at nothing to steal a last will and testament entrusted to Slade's care.
Slade serves as bodyguard to primadonna performer Jenny DuPree, who is receiving death threats and a dwindling number of roses from an assassin who bills himself as her "ultimate admirer."
Slade is engaged to ensure the safety of a Stradivarius violin during a vaudeville troupe's tour in Denver.
A hook-handed gunslinger nursing a grudge lures Slade to Grover's Bend for a showdown with his fast-drawing young protégé, Billy.
Slade is summoned to the lumber town of Big Fir to investigate an axe murder at a crooked casino.
Slade unwittingly serves as a messenger of death, delivering a booby-trapped Spanish Box to a beloved banker, and must quickly clear himself by finding the real killers before the town's lynch mob musters its courage.
An amateur embezzler who glamorizes a life of crime learns a hard lesson when he falls in with a gang of bandits after they free him from Slade's custody during a train robbery.
Detective Slade finds evidence a beautiful woman had something to with the murder of the trail boss, she was to marry.
Slade comes to the Cody Ranch and goes undercover as a hand to smoke out a murderous band of horse thieves.
Two escaped convicts, a grieving woman, and a widowed doctor who faithfully lays flowers on his wife's grave are among the seemingly incongruous elements factoring into Slade's investigation of a baffling bank robbery.
The smoking gun in a masked bank robbery comes in the unlikely form of a charcoal pencil held by the drunken sketch artist who witnessed the criminals plotting the robbery and can now capture their faces on paper. Can he complete his drawings before the killers get the drop on him?
The Gold Run Mining Company engages Slade to uncover a criminal cabal of high graders who have been robbing the firm of its best quality gold ore.
Doc Benson, a harmless old kleptomaniac, is an accepted fact in Central City, until the couple who operate the general store are killed, and all the evidence points to Doc, in "Murder In Gingham."