Pulp Saturday gets sleazy.
"Marijuana, music, and murder made him…TOO HOT FOR HELL"
The very first Ace Double paperback from 1952 with an eye-catching Norman Saunders cover. Ace Doubles featured two paperbacks in one volume. The reader just flipped the book over to access one or the other story.
If memory serves, the protagonist is rescuing the girl in the cover illustration.