Limited edition hardcover... only 100 made! For the first time, nine all-new stories starring the classic pulp heroes of the 1930s, featuring characters such as The Phantom Detective, The Black Bat,... More > The Lone Eagle, The Masked Detective, Secret Agent X and Nightwind. Written by pulp scholar Tom Johnson, it's nearly 400 pages of excitement!< Less
The exciting sequel to Tom Johnson's 2010 anthology, PULP DETECTIVES, EXCITING PULP TALES brings you ten more all-new stories featuring classic pulp heroes such as The Angel, The Green Ghost, The... More > Cobra, The Crimson Mask, Gentle Jones, The Purple Scar, Funny Face, Mr. Death, The Jungle Queen, and Ki-Gor.< Less
The classic investigation of SECRET AGENT "X," revised and updated by the original writers, Tom Johnson and Will Murray, including new chapters, images and information! It's the last word... More > on this classic character!< Less
D.A. Tony Quinn, blinded by a criminal's acid, begins a new career in his quest to fight crime as the Black Bat! This collection contains the first thee adventures of the Black Bat: "Brand of... More > the Black Bat," "Murder Calls the Black Bat," and "The Black Bat Strikes Again," uncut and restored. The first volume of the complete reprinting of the series.< Less
Limited edition hardcover, only 100 made. Crime reporter Rex Parker dons a mask to fight crime in his own way! A master of the French art of la savate, Parker is joined on his battle with the... More > underworld by Dan Gleason of Homicide and beauty columnist Winnie Bligh. Containing the first three stories: "Alias the Masked Detective," "The Masked Detective's Warning," and "The Masked Detective's Manhunt."< Less
Limited edition hardcover, only 100 made. Written by Edwin Truett Long, Doc Harker was one of the last of the Munsey heroes who were introduced to battle the oncoming wave of the comic book industry.... More > Dressed in a Prince Albert coat and looking like a Kentucky gentleman, Harker and his crew travel the country selling their cure-all Chickasha Remedies... and encounter crime at every stop.
This edition collects the entire series: "Crime Nest," "Woe to the Vanquished" and "South of the Border," all from 1940 and complete, remastered, with all the original illustrations. And it's rounded out by an introduction by pulp historian Tom Johnson which reveals many facts about this previously-unidentified pulp author, along with an exhaustive Edwin Truett Long bibliography.< Less
Limited hardcover edition... only 100 made! Part of the early 1940s pulp hero revival, pharmacist Bob Clarke takes on the underworld as The Crimson Mask! The first of three volumes collecting the... More > entire series, this first volume includes an all-new introduction by pulp historian Tom Johnson. Volume contains the following: "Enter the Crimson Mask," "The Crimson Mask's Murder Trail," "The Crimson Mask's Death Gamble," "Sign of the Crimson Mask," and "The Crimson Mask's Scorpion Trail."< Less
Fresh off the creation of Zorro, writer Johnston McCulley created a fantastic follow-up masked hero: The Man in Purple!
Nearly forgotten today and never before reprinted in its entirety, The Man in... More > Purple series has been restored to its original glory!
As a bonus, this collection has been augmented by an all-new adventure of The Man in Purple by pulp writer Tom Johnson.< Less
With the release of the new series, three important stories are included in the first issue for the pulp fan. Norman Daniels’ “The Happiest Hour Murders” was written as a Phantom... More > Detective entry in 1934, but rejected, and published later with all reference to the Phantom deleted removed from the story. When the Black Bat folded in 1953, Stewart Sterling’s “The Lady of Death” was left unpublished, and appeared later, with all traces of the Black Bat removed. These two stories have been restored to their original characters and published here for the first time. The Secret Agent “X” story, “The Stolen Formula” was originally written and published in Greece in 1950, and this is its first American publication in English.
TRIPLE DETECTIVE is being published in the pulp format of old, and for the pulp collector, and fan of the character pulps, this will quickly become a collector’s item in itself. Basically, these are three “lost” stories from the heyday of the character pulps.< Less
Back for another issue, this time featuring the following stories. DOCTOR DEATH RETURNS by Steve Mitchell: Twenty years before, a sinister madman held the world at bay, using the twin powers of... More > science and sorcery to unleash a crimson tide of murder and destruction that swept across America and Asia. Then he disappeared—leaving no clue as to his final fate. MURDER MUSEUM (featuring The Phantom Detective) by K.G. McAbee: The Phantom Detective, that nemesis of all evildoers in New York City, takes on the uncanny powers of the sinister Dr. Darkness! And CRIME'S LAST STAND (starring The Masked Avenger) by Tom Johnson: Will evil win out? Can even The Great Masked Avenger survive the final battle with the city's underworld when crime makes its last stand!.< Less