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12 July 2019  


Adventure House

Adventure House is pleased to announce that Adventure House has acquired a number of the Girasol Collectables reprint files.
They will be releasing on a monthly basis a number of their public domain titles as part of our monthly offerings.

June 2019
Strange Tales – 09/31 - Coming soon!
Magic Carpet Magazine – 04/33 - Coming soon!

May 2019
Spicy Western Stories – 11/36  
Spicy-Adventure Stories – 12/34

April 2019
Soldiers of Fortune – 10/31
Spicy Mystery Stories – 06/35

March 2019  
Strange Stories - 02/39  
Spicy-Adventure Stories – 11/34

February 2019
Spicy Detective Stories - 04/34
Oriental Stories - 10-11/30

January 2019
Golden Fleece – 10/38
Doctor Death – 02/35
Saucy Movie Tales – 12/35
Magic Carpet – 01/33


Adventure House
Now available!

High Adventure #166
The Big Foot Murder Mystery by Edgar Wallace

Complete Detective Novel Magazine

Murder in a lonely cabin—a giant’s footprints in sand—a singing tramp, who terrorizes a whole countryside—
a strangler-killer who murders wholesale—these elements make a story you should not read at night.

7x10, 110 pages, $12.95






Adventure House
Now available!

G-8 and His Battle Aces #58 – July 1938

Fangs of the Serpent by Robert J. Hogan

The skies are red with the blood of men who have a right to live, and G-8 flies to his last appointment with Death! 
This is the will of the Serpent and there is hell and misery locked in the magic of his eyes. 
You’ll know about this when you’ve felt the bloody FANGS OF THE SERPENT. Death Makes A Bargain by Greaseball Joe



Cover Artist: Frederick Blakeslee

7x10, 110 pages, $12.95







Age of Aces
Scheduled for release at PulpFest!

THE THREE MOSQUITOES: THE X-GUN FLIGHT by Ralph Oppemheim

Through the dark night sky, streaking swiftly with their Hisso engines thundering, is the greatest trio of aces on the Western Front—the famous and inseparable “Three Mosquitoes,” the mightiest flying combination that had ever blazed its way through overwhelming odds and laughed to tell of it! At point was Captain Kirby, impetuous young leader of the great trio; on his right was little Lieutenant “Shorty” Carn, the mild-eyed, corpulent little Mosquito and lanky Lieutenant Travis, eldest and wisest of the Mosquitoes on his left! Flying in a V formation through four exciting hell-bent tales from the pages of Popular Publication’s Battle Aces.

Stories Include: The X-Gun Flight (Jan 32), The Iron Ace (Feb 32), The Flying Dreadnought (Jun 32), The 20-Ace Patrol (Jul 32). All illustrated by John Fleming Gould




CAPTAIN PHILLIP STRANGE: STRANGE DEATHS by Donald E. Keyhoe

Captain Philip Strange is back in eight more weird WWI stories spanning the run of the series in the penultimate volume of this series. A mental marvel from birth, who used his talents on stage as a boy, Philip Strange is now known as “The Phantom Ace of G-2? by the Allies during WWI and the verdamntBrain-Devil by the Boche. Just when you thought there were no more ways to die in war, the Germans come up with some even more gruesome ways! if you’re not just being incinerated by the sun’s ray focused through enormous lenses, you’re being gassed with a horribly disfiguring plague; drowned in a sea of blood or injected with a serum that turns you into a hyped up fighting hellion until you keel over dead; maybe you’ll be lucky and just have your own munitions blow up your entire outfit, or simply have your head chopped off and mounted on some psychotic ace’s wings. Thankfully, we have have Captain Philip Strange on our side to stop them in eight of his strangest cases yet from the pages of Flying Aces magazine!

Stories Include: The Code of K-14 (Feb 32), The Masked Marauders (Mar 33), The Sky Torch (Apr 33), Marauders Without Mercy (Oct 33), Legion of the Lost (Aug 34), Valley of Vengeance (Jun 35), Fokkers of the Red Fog (Aug 37), Headsman Strafe (Feb 38).


Age of Aces




 


Altus Press: Pulp Blog - Now online!

Announcing the new Altus Press releases premiering at Pulpfest 2019

Announcing the new Altus Press releases premiering at the Windy City Pulp and Paper Show
More Pulp Releases: The Spider #4 and Dusty Ayres #11… At a Discount
More Pulp Releases: The Spider #3 and Operator 5 #2
More Pulp Releases: The Spider #2 and Dusty Ayres #10
The Altus Press 30% Off Cyber Monday Sale: Race Williams, Talbot Mundy, The Domino Lay, and 20 Ebooks
The Altus Press 30% Off Weekend Sale Continues With The Spider, Operator 5, G-8, and Dusty Ayres

Altus Press
Now available!


We’re releasing two Popular Publications Hero Pulp titles every other week, and that’s on top of our other forthcoming pulp titles!
Yes, we’ve been busy preparing a few million words of pulp prose for release, and it continues with these new releases.

Domestic orders of $35 of softcovers gives you free shipping. So what's the hold-up? Order now from altuspress.com.



The Spider #13: Builders of the Dark Empire
By Norvell W. Page, writing as Grant Stockbridge

By what strange twist of Fate did the fearful menace which was to shadow every man and woman in New York City first rear its venomous head in the distant Caribbean? When terror suddenly boarded a little tramp steamer and left crimson havoc littering its narrow decks a spluttering wireless flashed the doom of every living thing aboard. Within a week, the same ghastly fate struck a gigantic new ocean liner, its luxurious cabins occupied by the elite and powerful of a dozen different nations! Death—swift and terrible—rode the ocean lanes. And the Spider—taken for once off guard—was supposedly dying in a hospital room on the very day when that terror from the seas first showed itself in all its terror above the city skyline. How can the Spider, fighting death himself, help the nation he loves in her hour of greatest need?

$13.95 softcover



Operator 5 #7: Invasion of the Dark Legions
By Frederick C. Davis, writing as Curtis Steele


A powerful army of invasion—armed with the most ghastly modern weapons: bacteria, plagues, hideous diseases—lay carefully hidden within the borders of the United States, ready to strike at the heart of the nation, to kill, pillage, demolish… A foreign demagogue, mad-drunk with power, greed, and lust, planned the slaughter of a million helpless men and women, to sate his twisted, race-proud ambition. Belligerent nations watched and waited, sighting America helpless before them. One man—Operator 5—read the crimson writing on the wall—and he alone was left to battle the frightful odds!

$13.95 softcover



Altus Press


   
Altus Press
Scheduled for release at PulpFest!

Dime Detective, Max Brand, H. Bedford-Jones, and the complete Scientific Club by Ray Cummings
headline a lineup of 14 new titles to see print this August.
 Altus Press will have them in stock & available for order at www.altuspress.com or
via Mike Chomko’s table at the Pulpfest 2019 Show in Pittsburgh, PA, on August 15.


The list of titles includes:


The Complete Tales of the Scientific Club (Deluxe Edition)
by Ray Cummings
introduction by Will Murray, illustrated by Joseph A. Farren, F.M. Follett, Virgil Finlay, Roger B. Morrison,
Frank R. Paul, Norman Saunders, Amos Sewell, Modest Stein, Lawrence Sterne Stevens, and Raymond Wardell


One of the most historically significant Twentieth Century science fiction series ever published is at last collected. A pioneer in pulp science fiction, Ray Cummings inspired an entirely-new fiction genre with his influential story originally published in 1919, The Girl in the Golden Atom, which introduced the world to a series of short stories and novels known as his “Matter, Space and Time” range.

This suite of stories featured the Scientific Club: a group of New York-based socialites of revolving membership who either recounted these tales of fantastic science—or were directly involved in these tales which originally appeared in the top magazines of the 1920s: All Story Weekly, Argosy, Detective Story Magazine, Flynn’s, and Science and Invention, among others.

This collection assembles all of the Scientific Club stories, sourced directly from their original magazine appearances… most of which have never before been reprinted. In addition, this deluxe edition includes all of Cummings’ Scientific Club stories which appeared exclusively in the United Kingdom. It also gathers the later Scientific Club stories from a brief revival in the mid-1930s.

No stone has been left unturned for this edition: two hitherto-unknown Scientific Club stories were discovered, and these have been included, along with 26 other stories. And among the many bonus features is a rare, alternate, early version of one of the Scientific Club stories.

Rounded out by vintage illustrations by Virgil Finlay, Frank R. Paul, Norman Saunders, Amos Sewell, Modest Stein, and Lawrence Sterne Stevens, and with an all-new introduction by Will Murray, The Complete Tales of the Scientific Club is a book one hundred years in the making.

8.5″x11″ | 494 pages | $85 deluxe casewrap hardcover

Dr. Yen Sin: The Complete Series (Deluxe Edition)
by Donald E. Keyhoe
introduction by William Patrick Maynard, afterword by Rick Lai

One of the great villain pulps from the 1930s is finally available in a complete, deluxe edition. Owing certain similarities to Sax Rohmer’s Fu Manchu, the Dr. Yen Sin series of three novels features “The Invisible Emperor” and his machinations to conquer the world using his unique mixture of futuristic science and ancient Asian technology. However, Yen Sin has met his match: “The Man Who Never Slept”—agent Michael Traile—who has the strange capability of not require sleep.

Includes an all-new introduction by current Fu Manchu author William Patrick Maynard, as well as a chronology of the character by Rick Lai.

8.5″x11″ | 179 pages | $60 deluxe casewrap hardcover

The 7th Day
by Frederick Faust
introduction by Andrew Salmon
illustrated by Charles LaSalle and Harold Wellington McCrea

Seven days to solve a murder! Tony Newcomen, a fiction writer, gets a call from his friend and mentor, Thomas Decker. Decker believes his life is in danger—but he’s unable to offer more information, as he is murdered while on the phone! Determined to uncover his friend’s killer amidst the idle rich and lavish estates of 1930s Florence, Newcomen will stop at nothing to bring the guilty to justice. He must walk a razor’s edge as he digs deeper into the case. The local police are out to get him, he’s in danger of losing his heart to the prime suspect and the murderer is more than willing to add another victim to end the investigation.

Out of print since its original magazine publication more than 80 years ago, The 7th Day appears here in book form for the first time. Rich in atmosphere and with an intriguing cast of characters, The 7th Day is Frederick Faust at his nuanced best.

Also included is the short story, “Devil Dog,” which takes readers into the frozen wasteland of Alaska for a harrowing, fast-paced tale of murder and revenge in the fevered quest for gold.

6″x9″ | 224 pages | $19.95 softcover | $29.95 hardcover

A Seabold Fights
by Frederick Faust
introduction by Andrew Salmon
illustrated by Ralph Pallen Coleman

The best steel goes through the fire: Joseph Seabold hates the family business. But his aging cousin—running the Seabold Fruit Company—sees the young man as his successor. To test his mettle, he sends Seabold south of the border to the Republic of San Esteban where the company has a hand in the local politics to keep the company running. But revolution is brewing: the Republic is a powder keg about to explode! A naive mistake brands Seabold an enemy of the state and he has no choice but to join the revolution to overthrow the government. What follows is a roller-coaster ride of gritty battles, cold betrayals, steamy romance and heartless double crosses as only Frederick Faust can deliver.

This riveting tale has never been reprinted and appears in book form for the first time. Frederick Faust fans rejoice! This long neglected classic is back for a new audience to devour. This is Faust at his best.

6″x9″ | 200 pages | $19.95 softcover | $29.95 hardcover

The Complete Cases of Vee Brown, Volume 2 (The Dime Detective Library)
by Carroll John Daly
illustrated by John Fleming Gould

The creation of Carroll John Daly, father of the hard-boiled private eye, Vee Brown—AKA the Crime Machine—plied his trade in the pages of Dime Detective, the classic crime pulp that was second only to the legendary Black Mask in its impact on the genre.

Vivian “Vee” Brown leads two lives. Delicate-looking and small in stature, he lacks physical strength and endurance. But that doesn’t prevent him from being an effective special operative to the Manhattan District Attorney. In this capacity he often ignores the legal niceties of due process, shooting first and asking questions later. Many citizens view him as a hair-trigger gunman whose promiscuous killings make him little better than the vicious criminals he hunts. In his other life, Brown lives in a luxurious Park Avenue penthouse, paid for not with his modest civil-servant salary, but with the royalties he earns as a phenomenally successful composer of sentimental songs—a sideline he keeps secret. Both the police and the underworld refer to him as a “Killer of Men.” But the denizens of Tin Pan Alley know him as “Master of Melodies,” the prince of pop music.

Volume 2 features the Crime Machine’s battles with his greatest nemesis, the Emperor of Evil.

6″x9″ | 356 pages | $24.95 softcover | $34.95 hardcover

The Complete Cases of Bail-Bond Dodd, Volume 2 (The Dime Detective Library)
by Norbert Davis
illustrated by John Fleming Gould and Frank Kramer

Bailbondsman William “Bail-Bond” Dodd was the first series character that hard-boiled genius Norbert Davis created for Harry Steeger’s best detective pulp. Running for eight installments, Volume 2 collects the balance of the series. This unique series was one of the best Davis ever wrote for the pages of Dime Detective.

6″x9″ | 222 pages | $19.95 softcover | $29.95 hardcover

The Complete Cases of Horatio Humberton, Volume 1 (The Dime Detective Library)
by J. Paul Suter
illustrated by John Fleming Gould

Meet the original necrologist sleuth: tall, gaunt Ho Humberton was a funeral director by day and detective at night… often those with more than a touch of the supernatural. Featuring the first half of this trend-setting detective series, this was one of the most popular series characters from the pages of Dime Detective. Also featuring the very first Horatio Humberton story, undiscovered for nearly 100 years.

6″x9″ | 337 pages | $19.95 softcover | $29.95 hardcover

The Complete Cases of the Arson Dick (The Dime Detective Library)
by Leslie T. White
illustrations by John Fleming Gould

Detective Todd Naughton of the central-office arson squad investigated some of the strangest arson and murder cases ever to appear in Dime Detective Magazine. Originally seeing print during the peak 1936–37 period of Dime Detective, this four-story complete series has never before been reprinted.

6″x9″ | 230 pages | $19.95 softcover | $29.95 hardcover

The Complete Cases of Anne Marsh (The Dime Detective Library)
by Arthur Leo Zagat
illustrated by Amos Sewell

Written during a period when the detective pulps showcased more gritty, realistic characters and situations, writer Arthur Leo Zagat penned a series of novelettes featuring the diminutive Anne Marsh, reluctant detective who must solve the death of her father and wage grim war in behalf of the city’s oppressed. Running for eight installments, this unique series was one of the few purposefully finite series from the pulp era, and one of the only female detective series characters to see print in a Popular Publications-published title.

6″x9″ | 298 pages | $19.95 softcover | $29.95 hardcover

The Complete Cases of the Blue Barrel, Volume 1 (The Dime Detective Library)
by William E. Barrett
illustrated by John Fleming Gould

Written at the height of Dime Detective’s popularity, author William E. Barrett (Lilies of the Field) penned this series featuring newspaperman Dean Culver, whose column—The Blue Barrel—dispensed gossip on the criminal underworld. No one called Dean Culver the Blue Barrel—for no one knew he was the author of the underworld-gossip column signed with that name each night in the Morning Star. If the easy-money players had ever guessed that the man who paid them off was the Walter Winchell of the other side of the law, he’d he cashing in his own checks at the first turn of the wheel, instead of those of the gamblers he spun it for.

6″x9″ | 228 pages | $19.95 softcover | $29.95 hardcover

The World Was Their Stage (The H. Bedford-Jones Library)
by H. Bedford-Jones
illustrated by George Avison, Merritt Berger, Pedar Cavanagh, John Richard Flanagan, Peter Kuhlhoff, J. Clinton Shepherd, and Raymond Sisley
cover by Herbert Morton Stoops

Spanning ancient Roman times, Normandy, medieval England and Germany, France, and colonial America, and including appearances by Cleopatra, d’Artagnan, and Cyrano de Bergerac, author H. Bedford-Jones details some of the most pivotable moments in history in this interconnected 17-part historical epic. The World Was Their Stage is one of the longest novels written by “the King of the Pulps,” H. Bedford-Jones, and has never before been reprinted.

Featuring scores of vintage story illustrations by George Avison, Merritt Berger, Pedar Cavanagh, John Richard Flanagan, Peter Kuhlhoff, J. Clinton Shepherd, and Raymond Sisley, along with a cover by Herbert Morton Stoops.

6″x9″ | 420 pages | $29.95 softcover | $39.95 hardcover

John Solomon, Supercargo: The Adventures of John Solomon, Volume 2 (The H. Bedford-Jones Library)
by H. Bedford-Jones

Continue the story of John Solomon, author H. Bedford-Jones’ longest-running series character, with this next book in the series.

6″x9″ | 196 pages | $19.95 softcover | $29.95 hardcover

Barbary Gold (The H. Bedford-Jones Library)
by H. Bedford-Jones

Sunken treasure in the Barbary waters off Africa! A group of three wartime adventurers are after a fortune in German gold: a sunken sub hides the horde, but they’ll have to fight pirates, Germans, and unknown dangers to recover it.

Written in the early days of the career of the prolific “King of the Pulps”—H. Bedford-Jones—Barbary Gold has never before been collected in book form. It’s a fast-paced adventure… the type which made H. Bedford-Jones one of the most beloved authors of the first half of the Twentieth Century.

6″x9″ | 134 pages | $14.95 softcover | $29.95 hardcover

The Heel of Achilles: The Complete Adventures of the Major, Volume 3
by L. Patrick Greene
illustrations by O.J. Gatter

The long-running and much-beloved series from the pages of Short Stories is finally collected in order and with a plethora of bonus material. Join Aubrey St. John Major—AKA the Major—and his faithful companion, Jim the Hottentot, on their adventures across the diamond country of Africa. This collection includes the next seven stories, along with another rare, never-before reprinted story by L. Patrick Greene.

6″x9″ | 356 pages | $19.95 softcover | $29.95 hardcover


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American Fantasy Press
THE FANTASY FICTION OF HANNES BOK
New Kickstarter campaign is coming very soon!


THE FANTASY FICTION OF HANNES BOK Kickstarter will hopefully launch withing the next week!

We're excited to bring acclaimed artist Hannes Bok's three solo fantasy novels into hardcover for the first time!

Both THE SORCERER'S SHIP and BEYOND THE GOLDEN STAIR were previously published as part of Ballantine Books' Adult Fantasy paperback line. His first novel-length tale: STARSTONE WORLD, is a much shorter and darker piece, which has never been reprinted since it appeared in Science Fiction Quarterly #7, [Summer of 1942], over 75 years ago.

These aren't your conventional fantasies, although all the trappings are there. His novels have a sly humor with plots containing unconventional twists and turns; a strange metaphysical bent; and his artist's talent for glorious description.

THE FANTASY FICTION OF HANNES BOK's cover art is a never-before-published painting by Bok. A piece which mirrors the masculine, feminine, grotesque and transcendent archetypes which populate the novels within.

We'll be including Ballantine Adult Fantasy editor Lin Carter's introductions to THE SORCERER'S SHIP and BEYOND THE GOLDEN STAIR, plus an all-new introduction detailing the history of THE SORCERER'S SHIP by Bok collector, Professor William Lorenzo. Publisher, Robert T. Garcia will provide an introduction to STARSTONE WORLD. And we've discovered a number of unpublished photos of Bok to add to these intros as well.

Bok's pulp art for THE SORCERER'S SHIP is included, plus two paintings specified by the artist as illustrating that novel: a color reprise of an interior illustration and a color portrait of the creature Yanuk done for a fan.



American Fantasy Press   Kickstarter  



American Mythology Productions
Arriving in comic shops July 17!



MOON MAID: CATACOMBS OF THE MOON #2
(Writer) Christopher Mills (Art) Gabriel Rearte (Covers) Alex Miracolo, Puis Calzada

Nah-ee-lah's trials continue as she fights her way through a catacomb filled with creatures and terrors. Deep inside the hidden subterranean world of the Moon the fight for survival is fierce and fraught with dangers around every corner. The Moon Maid delivers a wonderful mix of action and horror that will transport your imagination to the vivid worlds of Edgar Rice Burroughs.

The Moon Maid: Catacombs of the Moon #2 comes with three covers
Main by Alex Miracolo, Fury of the Moon Maid by Puis Calzada (Hatchet), and 350-copy limited-edition Virgin Art cover also by Sparacio.


Full Color, 32 pages, $3.99
Full Color, 32 pages, $6.99 (Limited edition).





Anthony Tollin's Sanctum Books
Now available!

THE SHADOW #142: “Five Ivory Boxes,” “A Quarter of Eight” & “Ten Glass Eyes"
The Knight of Darkness proves that crime does not pay in three classic pulp thrillers by Maxwell Grant. First, The Shadow investigates the mystery of “Five Ivory Boxes” as a murderer returns to exact vengeance on a man already dead! Then, four pieces of an ancient pirate coin lead to incredible riches—and deadly danger! Finally, Lamont Cranston seeks the solution to a seemingly perfect murder in “Ten Glass Eyes.” BONUS: Nick Carter solves the mystery of "The 4th Card" in an illustrated adventure by Bruce Elliott and Bob Powell. This instant collector’s item showcases the original color covers by George Rozen, Modest Stein and Walter Swenson and the interior pulp illustrations by Paul Orban and Edd Cartier, with historical commentary by Will Murray. (Sanctum Books) 978-1-60877-260-5 Softcover, 7x10, 144 pages, B&W, $14.95

Anthony Tollin, P.O. Box 761474, San Antonio, TX 78245-1474
1 book: $14.95 plus $3.00 (First Class) or $2 (Media Mail) for postage and packaging
2 books: $29.90 (cover price) First Class postpaid
Six issues for $84 (first class) or $78 (media mail) [postpaid]
Check, Money Order, or Paypal (orders@shadowsanctum.com)


Anthony Tollin's Sanctum Books
Coming to online retailers in October!
Coming to comic shops October 30!

THE SHADOW Volume 146: “The Crime Oracle” & “Murder by Moonlight” - Haunted Horror Special!
The Dark Avenger proves that “crime does not pay" in chilling pulp novels by Walter B. Gibson writing as “Maxwell Grant." First, “The Crime Oracle,” a gruesome, disembodied head, dictates instructions for perfect crimes in a bizarre pulp thriller! Then, monstrous murders occur under a blood-red moon, and Lamont Cranston and Margo Lane must visit a strange sanitarium to uncover the deadly secrets lurking behind “Murder by Moonlight." This instant collectors item leads of with one of George Rozen’s most lurid paintings and also showcases the original interior illustrations by Tom Lovell and Paul Orban and historical commentary by Will Murray. (Sanctum Books) 978-1-60877-264-3 Softcover, 7x10, 128 pages, B&W, $14.95

Anthony Tollin, P.O. Box 761474, San Antonio, TX 78245-1474
1 book: $14.95 plus $3.00 (First Class) or $2 (Media Mail) for postage and packaging
2 books: $29.90 (cover price) First Class postpaid
Six issues for $84 (first class) or $78 (media mail) [postpaid]
Check, Money Order, or Paypal (orders@shadowsanctum.com)

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Nothing new this week.
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Award Winning author Gordon Dymowski discusses his work
Dorian Gray: Darker Shades from Wild Hunt Press
"A Good Man Returns" a Jeff Deischer espionage novel
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Blood 'N' Thunder / Murania Press
THE PURPLE EYE
By William Corcoran

Now shipping!

NOW AVAILABLE IN A REPACKAGED, LESS EXPENSIVE EDITION
THE GROUNDBREAKING 1933 NOVEL THAT LIKELY INSPIRED MANY OF THE HERO PULPS!


This wildly melodramatic thriller, originally published in the August 1933 issue of Dime Mystery Magazine, provided the template for countless pulp-hero novels published during the Thirties. Depression-era readers craved outlandish menaces to take their minds off their troubles, and The Purple Eye was at the top of the list.

The Eye, maniacal criminal mastermind and leader of the ancient death cult known as the Brotherhood of Baktuun, terrorizes New York City with a series of high-profile murders accomplished by mysterious means. Seven million souls are at his mercy as his outrages mount in dizzying succession. The police, constrained by legal niceties and endless red tape, seem powerless to thwart his mad schemes. Enter Wayne Saxon, millionaire sportsman and world traveler, who devotes his life to running the Eye to earth. He works within the law when possible, but without it when necessary. Will he succeed? There’s a thrill on every page of this baffling mystery.

Shawn Danowski’s introduction, “In the Days Before the Undressed Dames and Drooling Dwarves,” is adapted from his history of Dime Mystery in its early, pre-weird menace phase, an article written for the fanzine Purple Prose.

Cover Art by Hugh J. Ward
Introduction by Shawn Danowski
188 pages, 6x9, trade paperback
Price: $15.95


PURCHASE PRICE INCLUDES SHIPPING AND HANDLING TO U.S. BUYERS. INTERNATIONAL BUYERS MUST INQUIRE FOR SHIPPING RATES BEFORE PLACING ORDERS.



Blood 'N' Thunder / Murania Press
Forgotten Classics of Pulp Fiction
Now available!


You may order at the Books section or click on the images below to order!

Before the trend toward specialization—before the hard-boiled dicks, before the Skylarks and Lensmen, before the Shadows and Spiders—pulp magazines offered escapist fiction that appealed to readers of all stripes. Virtually every story was suffused with the spirit of adventure; beyond that there was great variety in theme and setting. Qualities that became pronounced during the era of genre pulps were already evident in rough-paper yarns of the 20th century’s first two decades. Sadly, many great stories from this period are unknown to today’s pulp aficionados, especially inasmuch as the issues in which they appeared are hard-to-find collector’s items.

Murania Press has rescued from obscurity ten noteworthy novels originally published in such legendary pulps as Adventure, Blue Book, The Argosy, The Cavalier, and The Popular Magazine between 1908 and 1921. Some never saw publication in hard covers, others did but have been out of print for many decades. This group of exemplary stories, written by early pulpdom’s top fictioneers, is being republished as a series titled “Forgotten Classics of Pulp Fiction.”

Each book, measuring six by nine inches, utilizes the same cover design. Each is numbered on the spine, alphabetically by author. Each has an informative introductory essay putting the novel and its author in proper historical context for maximum appreciation by readers.

Stories in the “Forgotten Classics” series take place in a variety of locales: India, the Appalachian Mountains, the American West, the Gobi Desert, the Canadian northwest, the French Riviera, the South Seas, colonial-era Kentucky, and a mythical Balkan state. Within the group a reader will detect genre elements that would become more distinct and pronounced in pulp fiction of subsequent decades. But each novel is, at its core, a rousing adventure story clearly and vividly told. You’d never guess these gems were written a hundred or more years ago.

Murania Press has previously published four of the listed novels in its “Classic Pulp Reprint” series. Those books, now withdrawn from circulation, sold for $20 per title. Each of the “Forgotten Classics” volumes is priced at $16, and the entire set  of ten will be available at $120, which includes shipping to buyers in the United States.

The “Forgotten Classics of Pulp Fiction” will begin shipping on May 1. Between now and then we’ll be running individual blog posts with additional information on each book. For now, here are the titles and the magazines from which they have been sourced:

1.   H. Bedford-Jones, The Wilderness Trail. Originally published in the February 1915 issue of Blue Book.
2.   B. M. Bowers, The Spook Hills Mystery. Originally published in the November 7, 1914 issue of The Popular Magazine.
3.   George Bronson-Howard, The Return of Yorke Norroy. Originally published in the October 1908 issue of The Popular Magazine.
4.   A. M. Chisholm, Fur Pirates. Originally published in the October 20, 1915 issue of The Popular Magazine.
5.   J. Allan Dunn, Barehanded Castaways. Originally published in the December 20, 1921 issue of Adventure.
6.   George Allan England, The Elixir of Hate. Originally published in the August-November 1911 issues of The Cavalier.
7.   Francis Lynde, B. Typhosus Takes a Hand. Originally published in the October 20, 1921 issue of The Popular Magazine.
8.   Talbot Mundy, Yasmini the Incomparable. Originally published in the January 1914 and July-September 1915 issues of Adventure.
9.   Perley Poore Sheehan, The Abyss of Wonders. Originally published in the January 1915 issue of The Argosy.
10. Gordon Young, Savages. Originally published in the May 3, 1918 and July 18-September 3, 1919 issues of Adventure.



Now available!
Forgotten Classics of Pulp Fiction” Complete Set









 


 

Blood 'N' Thunder / Murania Press: EDitorial Comments - Now online!

My Incredibly Busy April, #2: The Windy City Pulp and Paper Convention - New!

Slight Delay in Our Release of the “Forgotten Classics” Collection
Collectibles Section Update: May 3
My Incredibly Busy April, #1: The Writers & Illustrators of the Future Awards Banquet
Coming This Month: Forgotten Classics of Pulp Fiction
Collectibles Section Update: March 28

Bold Venture Press

The saga of the Twilight Patrol continues — equal parts H.P. Lovecraft and G-8 and His Battle Aces.

An insidious battle rages for the post of High Priest of the Mysteriarchs of the Abyss. As the Archons work to replace their dying leader, they hide behind a new threat to humanity. In dealing with the ordeals of reordering their order, the Mysteriarchs of the Abyss always demand to be the only ones who will ever give the orders!

Babel rises again from the pits of its ruined foundations, raining devastation and confusion upon long suffering humanity! As in the ancient days, an unnameable force infects the tongue and afflicts the ear. How can the Twilight Patrol possibly defeat an unnameable force that attacks the very meaning of meaning? Could this actually be their very last adventure?


Also: An Outstanding Short Story — "The Fountain Red" by Stuart Hopen

Author: Stuart Hopen
Series: Twilight Patrol
Format: Softcover
Pages: 140
Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"

$14.95

Bold Venture Press

Illustrated by Ed Coutts, design by Rich Harvey

Awesome Tales #10 presents four stories of crime-busting action!

For starters, two connected stories give opposing views on an attempt to steal the prize from a solitaire tournament.

•  John L. French’s “No Virtue in Patience” tells the tale of how the thieves’ plan to do it while ...
•  Aaron Rosenberg’s “No Patience for Fools” tells it from the detectives’ point of view. Which side will you root for? The cops or the crooks?
•  In "Broken Doll", by Quintin Peterson, P.I. Luther Kane has one more task to close a case, then his client, one-legged streetwalker Gypsy Kurylenko, would be free ...
•  "Give Them a Corpse" Part 2 by Rich Harvey, The Domino Lady prowls the Broadway streets, hunting a shapely pornographer who could disrupt New York City’s democracy.
    Once again, The Domino Lady clashes with her deadliest enemy, The Procuress, but now she also confronts her oldest enemies, The Black Legion!

Illustrations by Ed Coutts; Cover digital coloring by Rich Harvey


Format: Softcover
Pages: 64
Dimensions: 7" x 10"

$6.00

 

Broadswords and Blasters - Now online!

Pulp Appeal: From The Vaults of Imagination: The Forgotten Short Stories of Clark Ashton Smith (Guest Post by Joshua Grasso)
Pulp Appeal: Pulp Modern Summer 2019
Pulp Appeal: Moon Knight: From the Dead
Issue 9 is here!


THE BRONZE GAZETTE
Issue #83 is now available and recommended!
 
Front Cover: Tom Morgan & Mike Gustovich
"Mea Culpa" by Chuck Welch
"Mapping the Adventures" by Catherine Lavelée Welch
"Se-Pah-Poo: One of the Best?" by Craig Rogers
"Mystery of the Bronze Bombers" by Chuck Welch
"The Outlaw Doc Savage" by Dafyyd Neal Dyar
"The Sun Spot Menace" by Julián Paga
"Why Doc Savage Flipped His Lid" by Dafyyd Neal Dyar
"Skullcal Skulduggery" by Dafyyd Neal Dyar
"Alias Baron Karl" by Julián Paga
Back Cover: Tim Faurote imagines Doc and the Fatal Five in the style of James Bama

Everything, new and old, is beautifully designed by Kez Wilson.
You can order available single issues at: http://www.bronzegazette.com/back-issues/


Subscribe for 2019 (Issues 84 and 85) at: http://www.bronzegazette.com/subscribe/

$25.00 USA
$35.00 Canada (US Dollars)
$40.00 International
(Prices Include Postage)

Click HERE to subscribe!
Click HERE for available back issues!

 The Bronze Gazette  
 

Castalia House Blog - Now online!

Sensor Sweep: Philip K. Dick, Anti-Heroes, Black Colossus, Derleth Mythos, Robert Heinlein
- New!
Sensor Sweep: S-F Weapons, Thomas Ligotti, Savage Minicrate, Michael Whelan, Starman Jones
Sensor Sweep: Super Heroes, In the Labyrinth, Dennis Etchison, H. Rider Haggard, Zorro
Sensor Sweep: REH Foundation Awards, Arthur Machen, Tunnels & Trolls, Terry Pratchett
Sensor Sweep: D&D Cartoon, Tim Kirk, Lin Carter, Literary Swordsmen and Sorcerers
Sensor Sweep: Spears of Clontarf, Mech, Max Brand, Melee, Dresden Files
Retro Fandom Friday – Enchantress of Venus Edition

CONAN THE BARBARIAN VOL. 1: THE LIFE AND DEATH OF CONAN BOOK ONE TPB - Now available!
Written by Jason Aaron
Penciled by Mahmud Asrar & Gerardo Zaffino
Cover by Esad Ribic


The greatest sword-and-sorcery hero of all returns to Marvel! From an age undreamed…hither came Conan the Cimmerian, black-haired, sullen-eyed, sword in hand, a thief, a reaver, a slayer, with gigantic melancholies and gigantic mirth, to tread the jeweled thrones of the Earth under his sandaled feet. Conan’s travels have brought him to the far reaches of the unknown, from his birthplace in Cimmeria to the kingdom of Aquilonia and all in between. But as his fighting prowess lets him carve his way through life, so too does it attract the forces of death! And few are more deadly than the Crimson Witch. Robert E. Howard’s legendary barbarian stars in an all-new ages-spanning saga as the destiny of Conan — and King Conan — are forever changed!

Collecting CONAN THE BARBARIAN (2019) #1-6.

Full Color, 152 pages, $19.99





CONAN: THE JEWELS OF GWAHLUR AND OTHER STORIES TPB - Now available!
Written by P. Craig Russell, Jimmy Palmiotti & Darick Robertson
Penciled by P. Craig Russell, Mark Texeira & Darick Robertson
Cover by P. Craig Russell

Conan the Barbarian hunts one of the world’s greatest treasures! In an action-packed adaptation by P. Craig Russell, Conan seeks the prized Teeth of Gwahlur. But when he discovers that a former dancing girl is being compelled to pose as a long-dead oracle, can he use this knowledge to outfox his opponents on the hunt for the jewels? Plus: In more action-packed tales by top-flight talent, a king’s daughter is kidnapped by a sorcerer — and only Conan and the girl’s sister can save her! And intrigued by a leader known as the “Mad King of Gaul,” Conan joins his army — but when tragedy strikes, will Conan be worthy to wear the crown?

Collecting CONAN AND THE JEWELS OF GWAHLUR #1-3, CONAN AND THE DAUGHTERS OF MIDORA, CONAN AND THE MAD KING OF GAUL and CONAN: THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWN.

Full Color, 176 pages, $19.99






Condé Nast Online 
Doc Savage & The Shadow
 Mugs, T-shirts, wall art, phone cases, hand towels, bath towels, tote bags, and more!
Now available!










The Dark Man: The Journal of Robert E. Howard and Pulp Fiction Studies (10.1) - Now available!
by Jason Ray Carney (Author), Nicole Emmelhainz-Carney (Editor)

Robert Ervin Howard (1906-1936) was an American pulp fiction writer who published in a variety of pulp literary genres: fantasy, western, detective, science fiction, historical adventure. He is internationally known for his sword and sorcery character, Conan the Cimmerian, who has been adapted into a variety of popular medias, such as comic books, films, cartoons, video games, roleplaying games, and many more. Howard's ubiquity in popular culture notwithstanding, he was also, and emphatically so, an ambitious literary artist whose poetry and fiction merits investigation by literary critics, historians, and philosophers interested in interwar America and the cultural, intellectual, and aesthetic significance of pulp fiction. The Dark Man: Journal of Robert E. Howard and Pulp Studies is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal devoted to the academic study of Howard's literary works as well as the literary historical and print culture contexts associated with it. The journal seeks to publish full-length articles, brief critical notes and commentaries, bibliographies, reviews of books, and other scholarship that treats Howard's life, time, literary work, and associated topics such as Weird Tales, H.P. Lovecraft, and the concept of a transhistorical pulp aesthetic.

Paperback: 101 pages
Publisher: Independently published
Product Dimensions: 5 x 0.3 x 8 inches
$8.00




Davy Crockett's Almanak of Mystery, Adventure, and the Wild West - Now online!

More DICK TRACY Big Little Books
- New!
Pulp Gallery: ACTION STORIES - New!
TOM CORBETT, SPACE CADET Comic Strip - Week 1 (1951) - New!
ZORRO Pulp Illustrations (Part 2)
Pulp Gallery: THE SHADOW (1933)
More Movie Posters of 1926
MANDRAKE the MAGICIAN Big Little Books

Mort Künstler Sweat Mag Art Strikes Again  
Still More FANTASTIC Covers by Herbert McCauley

The Digest Enthusiast #10
 Now available!


The tenth edition of The Digest Enthusiast is now available in print and digital on amazon.com featuring an interview with James Reasoner covering his stories for Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine; PIs Cody, Delaney, and Markham; his Redemption series, the Wind River series with L.J. Washburn; and much more.


Interviews
Author, editor, and publisher James Reasoner delves into his stories for Mike Shayne; PIs Cody, Delaney, and Markham; his Redemption series, the Wind River series with L.J. Washburn; and much more.

Articles
Ward Smith remembers Armed Services Editions—digests that are not digests
Peter Enfantino tackles Startling Mystery Stories No. 1–18, and a keen assessment of Manhunt 1954 July–Oct
Vince Nowell, Sr. dissects Sol Cohen’s tactics to save Amazing Stories
Richard Krauss examines Charlie Chan’s media empire, with special emphasis on Renown Publications’ digest magazine
Steve Carper reports on the one, the only, Bronze Books and trailblazers Luke Roberts and Jesse Lee Carter
Tom Brinkmann exposes The Creature from the Black Lagoon with The Seven Year Itch.Fiction

Fiction
Robert Snashall and Joe Wehrle, Jr., with art by Carolyn Cosgriff

Also includes
News updates from the newsstand giants and the digital darlings of today’s genre fiction digests, straight from their editors and publishers
In-depth reviews of Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine May/June 2019 and Broadswords & Blasters No. 9
Plus over 100 digest magazine cover images, cartoons by Bob Vojtko, art by Brian Buniak, a poem by Clark Dissmeyer, first issue factoids, and more.

Includes over 100 digest magazine cover images
160 pages, 5.5" x 8.5" digest

Print version, $8.99
Kindle version, $2.99


    



The Digest Enthusiast Blog - Now online!

Rocket Stories July 1953 - New!
Weirdbook No. 41 - New!
Rocket Stories April 1953
Fantasy Fiction August 1953
Fantasy Fiction June 1953
Science Fiction Adventures May 1954
Pulp Modern Vol. 2 No. 4 Summer 2019
WORLDS OF STRANGENESS NO. 3


DMR Books Blog - Now online!

Roy G. Krenkel: A Neglected Master
- New!
Mundy Monday: Tros of Samothrace in “Hostages to Luck” - New!
A Shout-Out to Robert M. Price - New!
The DMRtian Chronicles, 7/7/2019  - New!
The DMRtian Chronicles, 6/30/2019
Michael Whelan Covers That Rocked My World
Independent Author Spotlight: D.H. Dunn
Mundy Monday: “Prisoners of War”

The DMRtian Chronicles, 6/23/2019

The DMRtian Chronicles, 6/16/2019
Mundy Monday: The Caesar Controversy

DUM-DUM 2019
Willcox, Arizona
August 1-4




DUM-DUM 2019

Edgar Rice Burroughs Books
A PRINCESS OF MARS by Edgar Rice Burroughs
Deluxe Manuscript Edition!

Now available for pre-order!

Shipping November - December 2019!

The Deluxe Manuscript Edition of A Princess of Mars is the fifth title in the ERB Limited Edition Collection.
The set is published by Edgar Rice Burroughs Inc.  and includes an leather bound book in dust jacket, manuscript portfolio, handcrafted dip pen and Dejah Thoris medallion all housed in a 7”x10” custom decorated case. 
We think this will be the most elaborate and unique edition of A Princess of Mars ever published.

Each set features:

•  A Leather Bound Book limited to 500 numbered copies signed by the artists and contributors with a corrected text, new foreword and preface.
•  20 Color Plates featuring the original (5) color Schoonover paintings and works by Frazetta, Abbett, Whelan, Manchess, Miller and including..
    (4-6) New Paintings commissioned for this edition (Artists like Iain McCaig, Dave Dorman, Thomas Gianni, Tom Grindberg, Doug Klauba and others.)
•  A Custom Case covered in Cialux cloth, with spine titling and decorations debossed in gold and 1st edition dust jacket illustration inlaid on the lid.
•  ERB Manuscript Portfolio (1911-1912) for 'Under the Moons of Mars" containing replica manuscript pages, editor letters, the Munsey check to ERB for UMM, and first publication pulp cover and pages.
•  Manuscript Pen (1911-1912)- replica of the dip pen used by ERB to write the holographic manuscript for Under the Moons of Mars.
•  2" Dejah Thoris Medallion - 3D portrait design in antique silver accented in gold, numbered to match the book and inserted inside the custom case.
•  New Dust Jacket artwork and color Barsoom Map endpapers.
•  30+ Black and White Illustrations by Tom Yeates and others…

In addition:
•  The Deluxe Manuscript Edition of A Princess of Mars does not include a Grosset & Dunlap printing since the ERB Limited Edition Collection only publishes titles in G&D that have not previously been available.
    So far that includes 1st G&D printings of Back to the Stone Age, Land of Terror, Savage Pellucidar and John Carter of Mars.
•   The text has been proofed by Frank Puncer and reset with corrections for this new edition. (One notable mistake was discovered in the 1st edition text that has been carried over to every later edition.)
•  The decorated box, dust jacket, book cover and title and chapter page designs are by Zavier Cabarga with the book bound in brown Cromwell leather with red/orange stamping
    in a style reminiscent of the first edition published by A. C. McClurg.
•  The custom case features a drop spine and houses the book, manuscript portfolio and a die cut tray for the medallion and pen.
•  This vintage-style document portfolio is a 6”x9” gusseted custom envelope made of heavy kraft paper and secured by a button and string.
    We have taken great care to source antique and vintage papers to match the original pages or documents.
•  The first publication pulp cover and pages are from the Feb. 1912 All-Story Magazine and include two-sided replicas of the color cover, contents page and first story page.
•  The handmade Italian wooden/pewter pen comes with an original 100 year-old Esterbrook 788 Oval gold-plated nib and is mounted in a base tray with the Dejah Thoris medallion.
•  Limited: 500 numbered copies signed by the contributors and artists, in slipcase





Hermes Press: THE PHANTOM COMPLETE DAILIES HC VOLUME 16 1958 -1959 - Arriving in comic shops July 17!
(Writer) Lee Falk (Art) Wilson McCoy

The critically acclaimed, best selling complete reprint of The Phantom continues!

Referred to by comic strip historian Maurice Horn as the "granddaddy of all costumed superheroes," The Phantom was created in 1936 by Lee Falk with artwork by Ray Moore. Included in this volume are six complete continuities, reprinted for the first time in their entirety, "The Reporter," "The Monkey Tail (The Diamond Hijackers" "The Gurk Twins," "The 50th Wife," "The Iron Dragon," and "The Werewolf."

Strips from this issue are taken directly from King Feature's proofs. Included in the volume is a comprehensive essay and documentary materials.


Hardcover, 13x9, 272 pages, B&W, $60.00





The Illustrated Press
RAFAEL DESOTO

Now available!


Standard Edition
This is the ultimate book on the work of pulp, paperback, and men's adventure magazine artist Rafael DeSoto. This spectacular book contains scores of reproductions taken directly from DeSoto's original paintings, as well as working drawings, reference photos, rare proof sheets of pulp and paperback covers, as well as historic family photos. Don't miss this one! Limited to just 900 copies.

224 pages, 9x12 inches, hardcover with dust jacket. $44.95 (U.S.)

Deluxe Edition
 - Sold Out!
The Deluxe Edition is presented in a red slipcase, with a tipped in color insert signed and numbered by the author, David Saunders. This is the ultimate book on the work of pulp, paperback, and men's adventure magazine artist Rafael DeSoto. This spectacular book contains scores of reproductions taken directly from DeSoto's original paintings, as well as working drawings, reference photos, rare proof sheets of pulp and paperback covers, as well as historic family photos. Don't miss this one! The Deluxe Edition is limited to just 100 copies.

224 pages, 9x12 inches, hardcover with dust jacket. $64.95 (U.S.)


To see a preview of the book, follow this link: https://issuu.com/illomag/docs/rafaeldesoto






ILLUSTRATORS MAGAZINE #26 - Now available from the publisher and arriving in comic shops July 17!
(Writer) Diego Cordoba (Art)  Various

More like a book than a magazine, illustrators is the art quarterly devoted to the finest illustration art ever published. It guides you through the stories behind the artists and their art, with features written by some of the leading authorities on this important art form. As well as building into an indispensable reference library, illustrators gives readers an insight into the creative process, from idea to sketch to painting, and from painting to the image seen by millions. Truly fabulous artwork abounds in every issue, much of the art taken from scans of the original work. This issue features John Millar Watt, Petar Mseldzija, Philip Mendoza, and Arthur Barbosa.

Magazine, 96 pages, Full Color, $24.99



Insight Studios Group
SONGS OF GIANTS POETRY OF PULP LTD HC

Robert E. Howard, Edgar Rice Burroughs, H. P. Lovecraft
(Art/Cover) Mark Wheatley
Now available!

Songs Of Giants is a collection of  the very best poetry written by three giants of pulp literature; Robert E. Howard, Edgar Rice Burroughs and H. P. Lovecraft.
Extravagantly illustrated by Mark Wheatley, with an introduction by Jack McDevitt.

This edition limited to 1,000 numbered and signed copies, Signed by the artist.

Hardcover, 8.5 x 11 inches, 72 pages, $29.99





JAMES BOND 007 #9 - Arriving in comic shops July 17!
Writer: Greg Pak
Art:
Eric Gapstur
Cover A: Dave Johnson
Cover B: Khoi Pham
Cover C: Kano
Cover D: Eric Gapstur

"THE HEIST"
Plan is set. Clock gets tight. Goldfinger bets big. The modern 007 epic continues from GREG PAK (Batman/Superman, Hulkverines) and ERIC GAPSTUR (The Flash: Season Zero).


Full Color, 36 pages, $3.99

 
 
 



Jerry Schneider Enterprises
Now available!

THRILLING WONDER STORIES, April 1937

Contents
THE JUDGMENT SUN by Eando Binder
FLIGHT OF THE SILVER EAGLE by Arthur Leo Zagat
THE ASTOUNDING EXODUS by Neil R. Jones
ELIXIR OF DOOM by Ray Cummings
THE INVINCIBLE MIDGE by Paul Ernst
DOWN ON THE FARM by Simpson Stokes
WANDERER OF THE VOID by Dr. Arch Carr A MILLION YEARS AHEAD by Edmond Hamilton
ZARNAK (Picture-Story) by Max Plaisted


Pulp Sized Magazine, 7 x 10 inch, 130 pages
$12.95



THE PHANTOM DETECTIVE eBooks

THE PHANTOM DETECTIVE: FANGS OF MURDER
Mysterious doom hovers menacingly over the members of the Gargoyle Club! Follow the world's greatest sleuth as he pits brain and brawn against a vicious criminal!

THE PHANTOM DETECTIVE: THE BLACK BALL OF DEATH
Marked for murder, the Phantom tackles the puzzling “eight-ball” mystery — in which a sinister clue at the feet of slain Arthur Arden is a harbinger of further violence!

THE PHANTOM DETECTIVE: THE DANCING DOLL MURDERS
Waxen Manikins Leer Vicious Death Threats at the Command of a Diabolical Dealer in Murder Who Employs All His Evil Arts to War against the Keen-Witted Phantom, Man of a Thousand

LLANA OF GATHOL eBook

All four parts of the original magazine text versions of this book plus illustrations direct from Amazing Stories.







JOE GOLEM OCCULT DETECTIVE CONJURORS #3 - Arriving in comic shops July 17!
(Writer) Mike Mignola, Chris Golden (Art) Peter Bergting, Michelle Madsen (Cover) David Palumbo

Long before Simon Church hunted witches, that mission belonged to the golem. And the deeper the golem ventures into the tunnels beneath the Drowning City, the deeper he delves into his past. But once Dr. Cocteau reveals the true intent behind his search for the Pentajulum, and the role he expects Felix and Molly to play in his plan, the entire city's future will be in jeopardy.

Full Color, 32 pages, $3.99




Martin Grams' Blog - Now online!

Sergeant Preston of the Yukon: The Radio Program
Fay Wray and Robert Riskin: A Hollywood Memoir
The Green Hornet Newspaper Strip
The Twilight Zone's 60TH Birthday Party
The Lone Ranger: The Early Years Preserved



The Robert E. Howard Newsline
Now online!


Bringing you the latest news in Robert E. Howard books, pulp reprints, comics, audio, conventions, games, and whatever else seems applicable.

Now featuring:

Links to Robert E. Howard Days 2019 Panel Discussions  
- New!

The Art of Robert E. Howard: Peter Andrew Jones - New!

The Art of Robert E. Howard: Virgil Finlay

The Art of Robert E. Howard: Michael William Kaluta:  Part 1   Part 2   Part 3  

Robert E. Howard’s Reefer Madness By Bobby Derie

Accepting new articles for posting.
Contact me at bthom1@cox.net





Meteor House
Greatheart Silver and Other Pulp Heroes
Now available for pre-order!
Coming this Fall!


Philip José Farmer had a life-long love affair with the pulps he read in his youth. They influenced nearly everything he wrote, but in the 1970s he paid special tribute to them with several stories. Greatheart Silver and Other Pulp Heroes collects these stories for the first time in hardcover! This collection also features an introduction by college professor and pulp historian, Garyn G. Roberts, Ph.D., and artwork (coming soon) by Keith Howell!

Table of Contents:
Introduction
Greatheart Silver
The Return of Greatheart Silver
Greatheart Silver in the First Command
The Grant Robeson Papers
Savage Shadow
Skinburn

The first three stories: “Greatheart Silver,” “The Return of Greatheart Silver,” and “Greatheart Silver in the First Command,” originally appeared in Byron Priess’ Weird Heroes series and have been collected before in the paperback, Greatheart Silver. These stories are Philip José Farmer at his most irreverent.

The next two items, “The Grant Robeson Papers,” and “Savage Shadow” also appeared in Weird Heroes, and set up a fantastic premise that was never fulfilled and will leave you wanting more.

The final story, “Skinburn” appeared in the Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction and is the most scifi of these stories, while still giving a nod to the pulps.

Here’s something new—based on your feedback and buying trends, we’re only releasing this book in hardcover.

Greatheart Silver and Other Pulp Heroes will debut at FarmerCon XIV this coming August, but if you preorder the book now, we’re offering an “Early Bird Special” discount of $5 off! So you only $27 + shipping for this fascinating collection of Farmer paying homage to many of his literary heroes!

Please choose the correcting shipping option when preordering your copy.

$33 hardcover
5.5 × 8.5, 264 pages



Moonstone Books
Announcing...Hunt the Avenger!
Now available for pre-order!
Scheduled to ship in late July!

ONLY AVAILABLE ON MOONSTONEBOOKS.com

In the annals of Justice, Inc's battles against spies, crooks, and killer, only one malefactor has escaped the Avenger's clutches not once, but twice- Baron Ulrich Blau-Montag, the half-man, half-machine known as the Iron Skull!

But when Benson and his cohorts partner with the mysterious and saucy Domino Lady to hunt down the demented half-robot, and go on to clash with other supervillains, such as the Nazi spy Werner Konrad and a diabolical weapons dealer known as the Countess, a frightening pattern emerges...are they the creatures of a hidden puppetmaster? And is Benson the hunter? Or the prey?

Hardcover: SIGNED by author!! 130pgs
contains some previously released material, as well as brand new tales!

$24.00

Softcover: 130pg
contains some previously released material as well as brand new tales!

$9.99






 

Mystery*File - Now online!

Pulp Stories I’m Reading: J. ALLAN DUNN “In the Grip of the Griffin.”
- New!
Pulp Stories I’m Reading: WILLIAM E. BARRETT “Skeleton Key.”
- New!
Mike Nevins on Pulp Writer RAOUL WHITFIELD, Part One.
Pulp Stories I’m Reading: FRED MacISAAC “The Corpse Goes East.”
A Mystery Movie Review by Dan Stumpf: CHARLIE CHAN AT THE OPERA (1936).
Pulp Stories I’m Reading: RAY BRADBURY “The Small Assassin.”

Mystery Review: DAY KEENE – Joy House


The New Pulp Heroes - Now online!

Australis Incognito

The Henchmen
Cliff Lords
MAIO-SHAN
Black Dove

PULPDOM
PULPDOM ONLINE #22
Now available!

Pulpdom Online. #22 - May, 2019, 48 pages
 
New Fiction format
is rolling: 4 reprints from the pulps: (3 elephant stories by Graydon, Stackpoole and Stoneham) and, the origin of KROOM, SON OF THE SEA,from 1930.


$2.50 PDF or printed copy for $6 by 1st class post.
Request at ridgefirecaz@gmail.com


NEXT ISSUE: TREK INTO TIRAMBITAR
Kaspa the Lion Man and Yashtar the Lion Goddess are forced into a land beyond Africa's Great Rift Valley, off into a new world far from Africa








PulpFest Blog Posts

A Century of Big, Clean Stories of Outdoor Life
- New!
Why PulpFest? - New!
Heroines of Science Fiction and Fantasy — Part Two - New!
Heroines of Science Fiction and Fantasy — Part One - New!
What’s This PulpFest All About?
Free Stuff at PulpFest 2019
The Art of Edgar Rice Burroughs
Head for Arizona and the 2019 Dum-Dum
Popular Yellowed Perils
Major George Fielding Eliot at 125


Register Now for PulpFest 2019

PulpFest 2019 postcardPulpFest is accepting advance registrations for our 2019 convention, August 15 – 18. Register now and beat the rush. You’ll save money and get free early-bird shopping if you book a room at the convention’s host hotel. By staying at the DoubleTree, you help defray the convention’s expenses and show our hotel that PulpFest will help their bottom line.

There are plenty of rooms available at the beautiful DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Pittsburgh – Cranberry. You can book a room directly through the PulpFest website. Just below the PulpFest banner at the top of our home page,  you’ll find a link that reads “Book a Room.” Click the link and you’ll be redirected to a secure site where you can place your reservation.

You can also reserve a room by calling 1-800-222-8733. Be sure to mention PulpFest to receive the special convention rate of $129 plus tax per night.Included in the room rate are two complimentary breakfasts per room during your stay. Also included is free Wi-Fi in each sleeping room. Parking is free. You must book your room by July 31, 2019 in order to get the special convention rate.

For All Members
All PulpFest 2019 members — including dealers — must register for the convention.

Full weekend membership to PulpFest 2019 if staying at the DoubleTree: $35 (includes free early-bird shopping)
Full weekend membership to PulpFest 2019 if staying elsewhere: $40 (without early-bird shopping)
Full weekend membership to PulpFest 2019 if staying elsewhere: $70 (with early-bird shopping)

Single-day membership for Friday or Saturday: $20
Single-day membership for Sunday: $10 (available only at the door)
Supporting Membership: $25


Programming for PulpFest 2019 - Updated!

Thursday, August 15

Dealers’ Room

3:00 PM – 10:00 PM — Dealers’ Room Set-Up
4:00 PM – 8:00 PM — Member Registration and Early-Bird Shopping


Evening Programming

8:15 – 9:00 PM — Bob Davis — Grandfather of Science Fiction (Gene Christie)
9:05 – 9:50 PM — A Century of Zorro — (Rich Harvey)
9:55 – 10:40 PM — Hollywood Pulp — From Pulp Page to the Silver Screen (Ed Hulse)
10:45 – 11:30 PM — Two Sought Adventure — 80 Years of Fritz Leiber’s Fafhrd & the Gray Mouser (Jason Aiken & Morgan Holmes)
11:40 – 1:00 AM — Fu Manchu Film Fest (William Patrick Maynard)


Friday, August 16

Dealers’ Room
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM — Early Registration & Dealers’ Room Set-Up
10:00 AM – 4:45 PM — Dealers Room Open to All


Author Readings — The New Fictioneers

11:00 – 11:55 AM — Raw Dog Screaming Press Rapid-Fire Read & Sweet Sixteen Celebration (Publisher Jennifer Barnes)
      Readings by Mike Arnzen, James Chambers, Carrie Gessner, John Edward Lawson, Jason Jack Miller, and Stephanie Wytovich, plus coffee, tea, and sweets, compliments of the publisher
12:30 – 1:05 PM — Wayne Carey, author of Quatermain: The New Adventures
1:10 – 1:45 PM — Craig McDonald, author of The Hector Lassiter Series
1:50 – 2:25 PM — Joab Stieglitz, author of The Utgarda Series
2:30 – 3:05 PM — Christopher Paul Carey, The Wild Adventures of Edgar Rice Burroughs Series and The Khokarsa Series author
3:10 – 3:50 PM — William Patrick Maynard, authorized author of Fu Manchu


Afternoon Programming
1:30 – 2:30 PM — Author Signings — John Locke, Will Murray, and Chet Williamson will be available for signings at our main entrance

4:00 – 4:40 PM — Fu Manchu Film Fest (William Patrick Maynard)

Evening Programming
6:55 – 7:00 PM — Welcome to PulpFest (Convention Chairman Jack Cullers)
7:05 – 7:50 PM — ARGOSY, ADVENTURE and BLUE BOOK — Men’s Adventure Pulps (Bob Deis & Wyatt Doyle)
7:55 – 8:40 PM — The Game’s Afoot: Sherlock Holmes and the Pulps (George Vanderburgh & Garyn Roberts)
8:45 – 9:30 PM — The Secret Life of Women Pulp Artists (David Saunders)
9:35 – 10:25 PM — Dashiell Hammett and the Detective Story (John Wooley with John Gunnison)
10:25 – 11:10 PM — The Key of Imagination: THE TWILIGHT ZONE and the Pulps (Garyn Roberts)
11:15 – 12:45 AM — Charles Beaumont: The Short Life of Twilight Zone’s Magic Man (A film by Jason V. Brock)


Saturday, August 17

Dealers’ Room
10:00 AM – 4:45 PM — Dealers Room Open to All


Author Readings — The New Fictioneers

10:20 – 10:55 AM — Popular Fiction from Seton Hill (introduced by Heidi Ruby Miller)
     Readings by Jeremiah Dylan Cook, E. C. Skowronski, Sara Tantlinger, and Ralph Weld
11:00 – 11:55 AM — Dog Star Books Rapid-Fire Read & Sweet Sixteen Celebration (Publisher John Edward Lawson)
     Readings by Matt Betts, J.L. Gribble, Heidi Ruby Miller, K. W. Taylor, Albert Wendland, and K. Ceres Wright, plus coffee, tea, and sweets, compliments of the publisher
12:30 – 1:05 PM — Flinch Fest, featuring John Bruening, author of The Midnight Guardian Series
1:10 – 1:45 PM — Roger Alford, author of The Black Spectre Series
1:50 – 2:25 PM — Sara Light-Waller, author of ANCHOR and LANDSCAPE OF DARKNESS
2:30 – 3:05 PM — Christopher Ryan, author of Alex Simmon’s Blackjack and The Mallory and Gunner Series


Afternoon Programming
1:30 – 2:30 PM — Author Signings — Win Scott Eckert, Nicholas Parisi, and John Wooley will be available for signings at our main entrance

3:15 – 4:15 PM — Contemporary Pulp: Writing the New Pulp Fiction (featuring John Bruening, Christopher Paul Carey, and Will Murray, with William Patrick Maynard moderating)
4:15 – 4:45 PM — Auction Preview


Evening Programming
5:00 – 6:45 PM — PulpFest 2019 Group Meal
7:00 – 7:30 PM — PulpFest Annual Business Meeting (meet the convention organizers)
7:30 – 7:40 PM — Munsey Award Presentation (presented by William Lampkin)
7:45 – 8:25 PM — FarmerCon XIV: Farmer of the Pulps: A Harvest of Influences (panel, moderated by Paul Spiteri)
8:30 – 9:30 PM — Born Writing: The Unparalleled Career of Arthur J. Burks (John Locke)
9:30 – 9:45 PM —  Last Minute Auction Viewing
9:45 – 12:00 AM — Saturday Night Auction
12:00 – 1:00 AM — Fu Manchu Film Fest Encore (William Patrick Maynard)


Sunday, August 18

Dealers’ Room
9:00 AM – 2:00 PM — Dealers Room Open to All

(many dealers will be packing up; buying opportunities may be limited)


Pulpgen-Online Pulps - Now online!

New this week

"Death Signals" by John L. Benton from POPULAR DETECTIVE, December. 1943
The F. B. I. and Naval Intelligence combine to smash a diabolical plan, directed at our supply ships!

"Moon Plague" by Raymond Z. Gallun from WONDER STORIES, January, 1934
One man on a lunar exploration party gets infected with a strange lichen grown in the minuscule atmosphere of the moon and tries to kill the others in his party, organize the plant-men of the moon and take over the Earth.

"Down Among the Dead Men" by S. Ten Eyck Bourke from MUNSEY'S MAGAZINE, October, 1915
A nicely tense story about a deep sea diver hired to attach a cable to a submarine underwater. But the man hates the navy so much that he intends to let the sailors die. But the bravery of the sub's commander so shames the diver that he attaches the line.


















IN THE 100th BIRTHDAY YEAR OF ZORRO,
PULP ADVENTURECON WILL BE SPECIAL!



The Pulp Archivist - Now online!

Light Novel Recommendations: An Introduction

Quick Reviews: Shadow Heart and A Thousand Li
Out Today: Queen of the Martian Catacombs
The Passing of Greatness  
Bone Dungeon
EU Declares Project Gutenberg Terrorist Material, Demands Removal



Pulp Den by Tom Johnson - Now online!

Oklahoma Winds

ASTOUNDING
Haunted Charlottesville
Hologram: The Abduction of Hui Chien Song
Rope On Fire
Sarah And Zoey
Westfarrow Island
Ohio


Pulp Flakes - Now online!
A new pulp blog on pulp magazines, authors and their stories, adventure and detective pulps.

Donald Francis McGrew - Author, Journalist  - New!
Elliot W. Chess – Fighter pilot, Author
Link Roundup - May 2019
Eugene Cunningham on the value of action fiction
Windy City 2019 - photos
L.L. Foreman - Western Author
An interesting issue of Dime Western


The Pulp Hermit  by Tom Johnson - Now online!

Introducing New Pulp Author Teel James Glenn
Bronze Shadows
INTRODUCING NEW PULP AUTHOR KATE A. GANNON
Legion of Living Dead  
New Pulp Author John French
Of Other Days And Other Spiders
New Pulp Author Therese Drippe (Dagenais)
The Deadly Pick-Up
The Pulp.Net  - Now online!
The Pulp.Net features three ongoing blogs!
Pulp Super-Fan blog written by Michael R. Brown, That's Pulp by John Olsen, and the long-running Yellowed Perils written by William Lampkin.


Radio Archives
The Spider #104 Audiobook
The Spider and the Death Piper
by Norvell W. Page writing as Grant Stockbridge

Read by Nick Santa Maria

Now available!

On a quiet night in Martinsville came the soft music, mounting slowly to an eerie, penetrating pulse, compelling... calling. Heeding it, Frank Craven leaped to his death! Thus began the Suicide Plague, a ghastly epidemic set to the music of the Mad Piper of Death! Only Richard Wentworth, alias the Spider, could save the terrified city; yet he himself danced to the Piper’s weird tune — with Death his partner and suicide the prize!
 
During the Golden Age of Pulp Fiction, three publications ranked as the most popular: The Shadow, Doc Savage, and the Spider.


The Spider, when not combating his insane arch foes, lived as millionaire Richard Wentworth. A complex man, Wentworth yearned for a normal life, retired from violent crime-fighting often, but the call to duty always drew him back. His exploits impressed a ten year old Stan Lee, who when he launched Marvel Comics in the early 1960s, drew on the idea of a hunted hero to create Spider-Man!
 
At his side are Nita van Sloan, who sometimes dons the Spider’s black cape and mask to become the Black Widow, Wentworth’s loyal chauffeur, Ronald Jackson, and Sikh bodyguard, Ram Singh. All share in his dangerous life, and every one of them knows his fatal secret. If they are exposed, disgrace and the Death House will be their fate.
 
Nick Santa Maria brings the action to vibrant life, narrating with a fever-pitch intensity. The Spider and the Death Piper originally published in The Spider magazine, May, 1942.


    
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America’s greatest cities had been destroyed, her armies annihilated, by the new and awful weapons of the Yellow Vulture... Could Operator #5 rally the terrified citizens from their poor refuge in hill and wasteland, for one last bid for glory — or gallant death?
 
The saga of Jimmy Christopher, otherwise, Operator #5 of the United States Intelligence Service had been a busy routine of defeating enemies, both foreign and domestic, each and every month since 1934. It wasn’t easy, but the Intelligence ace made it look like it was all in a month’s work. Even when the format of the stories shifted from one and dones every month to the epic serialized novel, The Purple Invasion, Operator #5 continued to deliver on action and adventure with every word.


Operator #5 magazine ran clear to the Fall of 1939. Jimmy Christopher was in the middle of beating off yet another ongoing invasion by a renamed Japanese Empire when World War II broke out in Europe. How long this sequence would have lasted will never be known. Five novels in, World War II broke out in Europe, making the prospect of an invasion of America seem too close to the headlines to be comfortable. Operator #5 magazine was quietly folded with the fate of America left hanging in the balance.
 
With the fires of war threatening to engulf the world in reality, Popular Publications decided that the struggles of Jimmy Christopher no longer represented escapist fiction, and quickly folded the title with its November 1939 issue. Soon enough, its loyal readers would be involved in the spreading struggle of total war….
 
The Asiatic air squadrons had rained their terrible atomic-bombs upon America’s greatest cities, and hunted patriots hid in the hills and wastelands — until Operator #5 whipped a shattered nation into one mighty cavalcade that was to march for liberty or death!
 
The Army From Underground is read with stirring intensity by Milton Bagby. Originally published in the November-December 1939 issue of Operator #5 magazine.

 
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Total Pulp Experience. These exciting pulp adventures have been beautifully reformatted for easy reading as an eBook and features every story, every editorial, and every column of the original pulp magazine.
 
From 1934 to 1939 America thrilled to the adventures of Secret Agent X — the "man of a thousand faces" — as he battled futuristic weapons and mad scientists. The true identity of Secret Agent X was never revealed. He used his mastery of disguise to work undercover for the U.S. government. With his aide, newspaper reporter Betty Dale, and his secretive government handler K-9, he battled weird and fantastical threats to America for forty-one amazing issues. Secret Agent X returns in these vintage pulp tales, reissued for today’s readers in electronic format.

Table of Contents:
A Feature-Length “Secret Agent X” Novel
Curse of the Mandarin’s Fan
by G.T. Fleming-Roberts writing as Brant House
Chang, lord of Chinatown’s secret catacombs, ruler of an empire of Hell — held the dire curse of a fan of evil. And the blood of the innocent was shed with the blood of the guilty... And even Secret Agent X, nemesis of master criminals, found himself hopelessly entangled in this strange, mad vortex of rival kings of nefarious crime.
 
Doom Mountain
by Maitland Scott
“A rat without the brains of a rat — Drew will soon be caught.” That was what the radio announced. But Joe Drew was safe in the snowbound mountains — with $50,000 loot — and a ruse that was sharp as a rat’s fangs.
 
Corpse’s Comeback
by Ralph Powers
Detective Steve Brady fell to theorizing when people swore they saw a corpse come back to wreak vengeance on its enemies. So Brady had to rely on this theory — that even a comeback corpse couldn’t shoot bullets around corners.
 
Merchant of Madness
by W. Chambers Ward
In the deathlike stiffness four men waited — a senator, a police captain, and two G-men — waited for the senator to go stark, raving mad. It was only a matter of minutes now, and always the invisible master of madness had kept his weird promise.
 
The Eye of Death
by William Benton Johnston
Ex-Marine Kennedy, F.B.I. agent, dug in against twenty murderous gangsters. Facing hopeless odds, Kennedy was counting on using... The Eye Of Death!


Radio Archives Pulp Classics line of eBooks are of the highest quality and feature the great Pulp Fiction stories of the 1930s-1950s. All eBooks produced by Radio Archives are available in ePub and Mobi formats for the ultimate in compatibility. If you have a Kindle, the Mobi version is what you want. If you have an iPad/iPhone, Android, or Nook, then the ePub version is what you want.

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ROBERT E. HOWARD FOUNDATION PRESS
POST OAKS AND SAND ROUGHS
By Robert E. Howard

Now available!
Get yours before it sells out!

The REH Foundation Press is proud to present Post Oaks and Sand Roughs & Other Autobiographical Writings. Outside of the boxing stories, whenever Robert E. Howard used the name “Costigan” the autobiographical implications weren’t far behind. This volume collects those “other” Costigan tales, including the title novel as well as the previously unpublished early draft. It also contains other items that reveal details about the people and places in Howard’s life, including the “Lost Plains” stories, items from The Junto, personal essays, and more, all restored to the original text, where available.

With the introductory material, this volume checks in at over 400 pages and will be printed in hardback with dust jacket, in a limited quantity of 200 copies, each individually numbered.

Cover art by Jim & Ruth Keegan; edited and with notes by Rob Roehm;
Introduction and notes by Rusty Burke.

This collection made its debut at Howard Days 2019, in Cross Plains, Texas and began shipping shortly thereafter.

Order yours today!

Ordering information is available HERE.

Robert E. Howard Foundation Press



The Serial Squadron
Now available for pre-order!

SPY SMASHER
Blu-Ray/DVD

EXTRA SPECIAL COLLECTOR'S EDITION

Featuring
KANE RICHMOND
as the famous Fawcett Comics Hero
MARGUERITE CHAPMAN
and HANS SCHUMM as The Mask
Directed by WILLIAM WITNEY

The fan-favorite serial in a new HD transfer by Dino Everett at the USC Hefner Moving Image Archive and restored by Eric Stedman of the Squadron, for the first time on 1440 x 1080 Blu-Ray. Really.

This is not the end-all greatest digital video version of SPY SMASHER which could ever possibly exist, what it is is a new HD digital transfer from the Squadron's 16mm print, with improved sharpness, motion and audio in comparison to the old 1990s VHS version. SPY SMASHER remains, however, one of the most exciting and masterfully directed and produced sound cliffhanger serials ever made and an action-adventure masterpiece--the second comic book hero movie ever made, and still, possibly, the best--and this version will be sharper and clearer than any version on video you have seen before.

This transfer is complete, splice-free and very good quality and suitable for viewing on large-screen TVs. It also contains fixes of some errors which were present in all past video versions & apparently in the 1942 Republic original. There is a little dust in some of the early chapter openings but no lines or scratches in the transfer at all; the picture quality is very good to excellent throughout, reflecting the quality of the print from which it was transferred.



Preorder SPY SMASHER now
for delivery later this month or early July.





The Serial Squadron
Now available!

NEW BOOK
THE ADVENTURES OF
SPY SMASHER
IN THE COMICS AND THE MOVIES

A Serial Squadron
"Cliffhanger Companion" Book

Includes:
History of Spy Smasher
Spy Smasher in the Comics
Spy Smasher's Greatest Foes
Spy Smasher Comic Book Stories
The Story of the Serial
Chapter Summaries/Lobby Cards
Cast Biographies
Still Photos Gallery
Costumes/Props
Pressbook Ad Cuts
and
The complete 113 page restored dime action novel
Spy Smasher and the Red Death




SPECTRE LIBRARY: THE PULP AND PAPERBACK FICTION READER - Now online!

Love Traffic by Gaston Lamond
“Murder Mayhem” by Ray Stahl (aka: Bart Carson)
Murder Gets Around by Robert Sidney Bowen
Spider Pete by Claude Stewart
The Finger of Death by Henry Keyworth



Tales From the Magician’s Skull
New Kickstarter Campaign for issues 3, 4, and beyond!

This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Thursday, July 25, 2019 2:59 AM EDT.


Tales From the Magician's Skull is a printed fantasy magazine dedicated to presenting all-new sword-and-sorcery fiction by the finest modern crafters in the genre. These stories are the real thing, crammed with sword-swinging action, dark sorceries, dread, and ferocious monsters -- and they hurtle forward at a headlong pace.

Last year, we published issues #1 and #2 to great acclaim. The stories were well-received, and the fans demanded — more! MORE! We hear you, fans, and the Skull is prepared to grant your desire!

This Kickstarter launches issues #3 and #4, as well as subscriptions to future issues!


Publication Schedule
Our goal is to publish Tales From The Magician’s Skull twice a year, with issues released in March and September each year. Issue #3 is complete and ready for printing, with a September release date. Issue #4 will release in March 2020, and others will follow bi-annually thereafter. Upon reaching issue #666, the Skull will travel to a higher plane and the magazine will end.





Tellers of Weird Tales - Now online!
Terence Hanley has created a blog in which he researches and writes about the contributors to Weird Tales magazine and its companion titles, Oriental Stories and The Magic Carpet Magazine.

Problems in Science Fiction-No. 2 - New!
A Teller of Weird Tales at Normandy
Problems in Science Fiction-No. 1
Miscellany No. 5
Miscellany No. 4
Miscellany No. 3
Miscellany No. 2
Miscellany No. 1

 

Weird Tales of Modernity:
The Ephemerality of the Ordinary in the Stories of Robert E. Howard, Clark Ashton Smith and H. P. Lovecraft

Coming July 22!

Serious literary artists such as T.S. Eliot, James Joyce, and Virginia Woolf loom large in most accounts of the literary art of the first half of the 20th century.
And yet, working in the shadows cast by these modernists were science fiction, horror, and fantasy writers like "the Weird Tales Three": H.P. Lovecraft, Clark Ashton Smith, and Robert E. Howard.

These three writers did not publish in artistically ambitious little magazines like The Dial, The Smart Set and The Little Review, but instead in commercial pulp magazines like Weird Tales.
Contrary to stereotypes about pulp fiction and those who wrote it, the Weird Tales Three were serious literary artists who used their fiction to speculate about philosophical questions, the function of art, and the brevity of life.


Paperback: 250 pages
Publisher: McFarland
Product Dimensions: 6 x 9 inches
$39.95





Amazon.com  McFarland


WEIRDBOOK #41
Softcover edition now available at Amazon!

Prose
Tonight I Wear My Crimson Face, by Adrian Cole
The House of the Witches, by Darrell Schweitzer
The Bones, by Erica Ruppert
-The Idols of Xan, by Steve Dilks
 Conjurings, by Marlane Quade Cook
Matriarch Unbound, by Glynn Owen Barrass
The Mouth at the Edge of the World, by Luke Walker
"An Autumn Settling", by Alistair Rey
I Know How You'll Die, by K.G. Anderson
Fair Shopping, by Jack Lee Taylor
Black Aggie, by Marina Favila
The Chroma of Home, by Arasibo Campeche
The Last Resort, by Dean MacAllister
The Crypt Beneath the Manse, by S. Subramanian
 A Winter Reunion, by C.M. Muller
 The Stravinsky Code, by Leonard Carpenter
 She Talks to Me, by Matthew Masucci
 Wings of Twilight, by L.F. Falconer
 A Pantheon of Trash, by Thomas C. Mavroudis
 Juliet's Moon, by D.C. Lozar
The Gargoyle's Wife, by Jean Graham
The Melting Man, by Justin Boote
Dead Waves, by Sean McCoy
The Proposal, by J.D. Brink
Dark Energy, by Kevin Hayman
Christmas at Castle Dracula, by S. L. Edwards
There Was Fire, by M. Ravenberg
Them, by Sharon Cullars
For Love of Lythea, by C. I. Kemp

Poetry
Beltane, by K.A. Opperman
Twin Hungers, by Scott J. Couturier
The Jackal, by Ashley Dioses
Our Family Ghost, by Joshua Gage
Le Gargoyle, by Russ Parkhurst"



Amazon.com   Kindle   Wildside Press: Softcover   Wildside Press: eBook







05 July 2019  

2019 Film Releases
All dates are subject to change.


2019

July 5, 2019
July 19, 2019
SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME
THE LION KING
August 2, 2019
THE NEW MUTANTS
October 4, 2019
October 11, 2019
JOKER
ADDAMS FAMILY
November 1, 2019
November 1, 2019
November 8, 2019
November 22, 2019
November 27, 2019
CHARLIE''S ANGELS
TERMINATOR SEQUEL
UNTITLED KINGSMAN FILM
UNTITLED TERMINATOR FILM
FROZEN SEQUEL
December 20, 2019
STAR WARS: EPISODE IX


Adventure House

Adventure House is pleased to announce that Adventure House has acquired a number of the Girasol Collectables reprint files.
They will be releasing on a monthly basis a number of their public domain titles as part of our monthly offerings.

June 2019
Strange Tales – 09/31 - Coming soon!
Magic Carpet Magazine – 04/33 - Coming soon!

May 2019
Spicy Western Stories – 11/36  
Spicy-Adventure Stories – 12/34

April 2019
Soldiers of Fortune – 10/31
Spicy Mystery Stories – 06/35

March 2019  
Strange Stories - 02/39  
Spicy-Adventure Stories – 11/34

February 2019
Spicy Detective Stories - 04/34
Oriental Stories - 10-11/30

January 2019
Golden Fleece – 10/38
Doctor Death – 02/35
Saucy Movie Tales – 12/35
Magic Carpet – 01/33


Adventure House
Now available!

High Adventure #166
The Big Foot Murder Mystery by Edgar Wallace

Complete Detective Novel Magazine

Murder in a lonely cabin—a giant’s footprints in sand—a singing tramp, who terrorizes a whole countryside—
a strangler-killer who murders wholesale—these elements make a story you should not read at night.

7x10, 110 pages, $12.95






Adventure House
Now available!

High Adventure #165
Hostages of Hate by Anthony Rud – PEOPLE’S

Randolph Haish vowed to exterminate every member of the family which he thought had wronged him.
But the family included Koot Koven, an ex-soldier, and Koot objected to being exterminated. 
A remarkable girl got mixed up in the affair too, a story of fiendish cleverness, rapid-fire action, and genuine romance.



7x10, 110 pages, $12.95


 
Adventure House
Now available!

G-8 and His Battle Aces #58 – July 1938

Fangs of the Serpent by Robert J. Hogan

The skies are red with the blood of men who have a right to live, and G-8 flies to his last appointment with Death! 
This is the will of the Serpent and there is hell and misery locked in the magic of his eyes. 
You’ll know about this when you’ve felt the bloody FANGS OF THE SERPENT. Death Makes A Bargain by Greaseball Joe



Cover Artist: Frederick Blakeslee

7x10, 110 pages, $12.95