Vintage pulp paperback collectors will be pleased to learn Prologue Books is scheduled to release more than 400 ebook titles in crime, science fiction, fantasy and western by the end of 2012. Authors include Edgar Award-winning William Campbell Gault, Max Brand, Hope Mirrlees and Vin Packer.
Best known as a science fiction author, L. Ron Hubbard was a master of Westerns. Westerns remain the quintessential American genre, wholly unique and vibrant with tales of heroism and cowardice, greed, romance, heartbreak and courage. Here's a guide to Hubbard's most popular Western pulp magazines and a new line of reprints.
The covers of popular science fiction and horror pulps of the 1930s and '40s were meant to leap at the eye from their perches in dime store magazine racks; few of the artists working in this field have hung on to the attention of aficionados as much as Hannes Bok.
Blazing six-shooters and galloping horses. Screams in a fog shrouded alley. Green-skinned aliens towering over a scantily clad woman. Sleek silver spaceships cutting a path across the star specked universe. Tales of adventure in the far-flung Orient. These are but some of the indelible images that thrilled a generation of pulp magazine readers during...