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Starting in the 1960s, fanzine publications began the process of researching, documenting and preserving pulp history. From interviews of surviving writers and publishers, to detailed bibliographies and cataloguing efforts, the fanzine has been critical in keeping the pulp fiction era alive.

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    Fighting Crime One Dime at a Time: The Great Pulp Heroes by Ed Hulse

The Shadow, The Spider, The Avenger, Doc Savage, The Black Bat, The Phantom Detective - these swashbuckling heroes of mid-20th-century pulp fiction all had one thing in common: They fought crime from outside the law, unhindered by red tape and unmindful of such legal niceties as due process.

Genre: on Pulp Fiction

    The Blood 'n' Thunder Guide to Pulp Fiction by Ed Hulse

Illustrated with 750 magazine covers and original paintings, THE BLOOD 'N' THUNDER GUIDE TO PULP FICTION presents a complete and lively history of this unique literary form, covering genres individually and identifying key titles, authors, and stories.

Genre: on Pulp Fiction

    Operator #5: The History of the Purple Wars by Harrison Stievers

The entire history of the The Purple Invasion, the War and Peace of the pulps which ran for over a year in the pages of OPERATOR #5 Loaded with illustrations from the original pulps.

Year: 2000
Genre: Hero Pulpson Pulp Fiction

 

 

Got ItWant ItRead ItYearTitle

-- -- -- Chronology of Shadows: A Timeline of The Shadow's Exploits   by Rick Lai
-- -- -- Clark Ashton Smith: A Comprehensive Bibliography   by S.T. Joshi
-- -- -- Clark Ashton Smith: A Critical Guide to the Man and His Work   by Steve Behrends
-- -- -- Dime Detective Companion   by James L. Traylor
-- -- -- Fighting Crime One Dime at a Time: The Great Pulp Heroes   by Ed Hulse
-- -- -- The Blood 'n' Thunder Guide to Pulp Fiction   by Ed Hulse
-- -- -- Weird Talers Essays on Robert E. Howard and Others   by Bobby Derie
-- -- --1973 Doc Savage: His Apocalyptic Life   by Philip Jose Farmer
-- -- --2000 Operator #5: The History of the Purple Wars   by Harrison Stievers
-- -- --2010 The Revised Complete Chronology of Bronze   by Rick Lai
-- -- --2011 Writings in Bronze   by Will Murray
-- -- --2018 A Comprehensive Index to Black Mask, 1920-1951   by E.R. Hagemann
-- -- --2019 Joseph T. Shaw: The Man Behind Black Mask   by Milton T. Shaw