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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.

    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.

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    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.

Genre: Hero Pulpson 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.

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TitleAuthorSeriesGenres & Tags

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