New Issues/ Contexts (8/8/2012 & 9/22/2012)
In August and September, the Pulp Magazines Project added several new items to the website, including 12 issues of pre-1923 “slick” and “book-paper” magazines:
McClure’s (Jul 1897); Black Cat (Dec 1899); Saturday Evening Post (Aug 18, 1906); Red Book (Apr 1908); Harper’s (Sept 1910); Everybody’s (Mar 1911); Smith’s (Jul 1913); Young’s (Jan 1914); Scribner’s (Mar 1914); Munsey’s (Feb 1915); Collier’s Weekly (Jun 14, 1919); and The Smart Set (Dec 1919).
You can find those magazines here.
Also, check out R.D. Mullen’s superb essay “From Standard Magazines to Pulps and Big Slicks: A Note on the History of US General and Fiction Magazines.”
(Many thanks to Arthur Evans and Carol McGuirk for their kind permission to reprint Dr. Mullen’s essay, which first appeared in Science Fiction Studies, Vol. 22, No. 1 [March 1995]: pp. 144-156.)
In addition to these, there are 4 issues of Hugo Gernsback’s Air Wonder Stories (Jul-Aug, Dec 1929, and May 1930) now available.
The Pulp Magazines Project wishes to thank Conrad First, Modernist Journals Project, Pulpscans, and Digital Pulp Preservation.