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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.

 

Featured Titles:

    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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    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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Selected Titles:

TitleAuthorSeries

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