Mickey Spillane was an American crime novel author. Among his works were I, the Jury and Kiss Me Deadly. Mike Hammer was a detective character created by Spillane.

Spock read Spillane's works in his studies into classic Earth literature and found them masterful. (TOS novel: Academy: Collision Course)

Miles O'Brien and Odo enjoyed Spillane's novels. (DS9 episodes: "Profit and Loss", "Shadows and Symbols", DS9 eBook: I, The Constable)