PulpMags

The official blog for the Pulp Magazines Project, an open-access digital archive of early twentieth-century pulp magazines

Archive for the month “September, 2013”

New Issues: Adventure and Blue Book (9/25/2013)

The Pulp Magazines Project has added 5 new issues of 2 classic pulp titles to its full-text digital archive. These include the Jun. 15, 1935 and May 1949 issues of Adventure, feat. Cleopatra’s Promise, by prolific pulp author Talbot Mundy (Jun. 15, 1935); and the May 1936, Mar. 1937, and Jul. 1938 issues of Blue Book, feat. short stories by H. Bedford Jones, along with William L. Chester’s Tarzan-inspired series, Kioga. There are now a total of 235 full-text magazines available on the site.

For news and updates to the site, along with a complete list of issues posted, check out our News & Updates page here.

New Scans II, September 2013For more information on the history of these classic pulp titles, check out Patrick Belk’s “Adventure Magazine: America’s No. 1 Pulp“; Mike Ashley’s “The Golden Age of Pulp Fiction“; and R.D. Mullen’s “From Standard Magazines to Pulps & Big Slicks“.

And for October, more SF!

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New Issues/ Titles: Western Pulp Magazines (9/15/2013)

The Pulp Magazines Project has added 6 new Western pulp titles (8 new complete issues) to its full-text digital archive. These include All Western Magazine (Apr.-Jun. 1950; feat. Ernest Haycox, The Feudists); Exciting Western (Sept. 1947; featuring W.C. Tuttle, Alias Adam Jones); Fifteen Western Tales (Jan. 1953); Masked Rider Western (Winter 1945 & Nov. 1950); Ten Story Western (December 1949; feat. Tom Roan, Yellow Devil Starves Tonight!); and Two-Gun Western (Novels) (Apr. 1942 & Nov. 1955).

New Scans, September 2013For more information on the history of Western pulp magazines, check out John A. Dinan’s The Pulp Western: A Popular History of the Western Fiction Magazine in America. For an excellent memoir on writing for the Western pulps, see Pulp Writer: Twenty Years of Writing for the American Grub Street, by Paul S. Powers.

Cheers, pardners.

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