Book Review: Skull Island, by Will Murray

Book Review: Skull Island, by Will Murray

This is going to be a first for me- I’m going to review a book BEFORE I finish it. Hold on! You might be thinking. How can I pass judgement on a book without finishing it? Well, I don’t have to eat a steak in its entirety to know if I like it. Nor do... Read More »

The Destroyer is Back!

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Pixels and Panels

A look a two comics you won't have to bag or board Read More »

In Brackett’s Footsteps Under the Ember Star

In Brackett’s Footsteps Under the Ember Star

Under the Ember Star Charles Allen Gramlich Wildside Press tpb $15.99 electronic $2.99 Kindle epub Unless Stephen Haffner has an unpublished manuscript tucked away somewhere, there will be no new stories from Leigh Brackett. Fortunately, the type of ... Read More »

John Carter Through the Years

John Carter Through the Years

In light of John Whalen’s review of Michael Seller’s John Carter and the Gods of Hollywood, I thought it might be instructive to take a look at the different artistic depictions of the world’s first interplanetary super hero.  You m... Read More »

Now with more Pulp!

Pulp… no, wait… it should be written like this: PULP! What I am referring to is not what you find in your orange juice. It refers to a type of low grade paper that was used to print magazines in the early part of the twentieth century. There were th... Read More »

The Art of the Shaver Mystery

The Shaver Mystery is part of the history of Amazing Stories Magazine, but it is certainly not considered one of the magazine’s shining moments. Barry Malzberg touched on it briefly in his first blog post here. In a nutshell, the Shaver Myster... Read More »

Dark History: Bran Mak Morn

Robert E. Howard, more than anything, wanted to sell to Adventure Magazine. This publication of the Buttrick Co. was considered by many the best Pulp of all the hundreds of cheap magazines published between the 1920s and 1950s. It featured writers l... Read More »

PULPED! A Blog About Pulp And All The Places To Find It

Although I’m sure that there’s certain decorum for writing blog posts that prohibit fanboy type moments, I am choosing at this point-if such rules do exist- to completely ignore them. I do not have nearly enough verbage to clearly explain just how co... Read More »

No. 2 – Edgar Rice Burroughs, John Carter of Mars

Any SF library without Edgar Rice Burroughs and John Carter of Mars is hardly complete. Burroughs’ John Carter series captured the imagination of many noted SF writers, like Ray Bradbury, early in their youth. As a teenager, I noted that Burroughs wo... Read More »

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