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Wordslingers: An Epitaph for the Western By Will Murray
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The Writers of the Purple Wage have long since taken the last trail into dusty memory. But, now, they live again--to retell tall tales of those distant days when they helped forge the fabled West of... More > American Imagination. Join MAX BRAND, LUKE SHORT, JOHNSTON McCULLEY, ERNEST HAYCOX, WALT COBURN, FRANK GRUBER, RYERSON JOHNSON, & a hard-working, fast-drawing posse of freelance fictioneers! And those two-fisted foremen of New York’s fiction factories–magazine editors FRANK BLACKWELL, ROGERS TERRILL, LEO MARGULIES, ROBERT LOWNDES & FANNY ELLSWORTH! Together, IN THEIR OWN WORDS, these veteran pulpsters & others offer startling inside stories of how they created the mythology of the Golden West! Armed with forgotten interviews, controversial essays & candid letters first not seen in generations, acclaimed pulp historian Will Murray, author of The Wild Adventures of Doc Savage. reveals the epic life & frequent deaths of the Pulp West!< Less
Hell in Boxes: The Exploits of Lynn Lash and Foster Fade By Will Murray, Lester Dent
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Limited edition hardcover, only 100 made. In 1932, Lester Dent jumpstarted his pulp fiction career when he created scientific detective Lynn Lash. Operating out of a New York skyscraper, Lash tackled... More > super-scientific threats the police could not handle, opening the way for Dent’s greatest creation, the immortal Doc Savage. All three Lash cases are included in this volume, including a rare story not published during Dent’s lifetime, "The Flame Horror." Two years later, Dent produced a new gadget-wielding sleuth, Foster Fade, the Crime Spectacularist. Working for a major metropolitan tabloid, Fade solved crimes so bizarre they defied description. The entire Crime Spectacularist trilogy is presented for the first time ever in an authorized edition. This is Dent at his imaginative best--vintage hardboiled detective fiction with a weird menace twist!< Less
G Stands for Glory: The G-Man Stories of Norvell Page By Will Murray, Norvell W. Page
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Known best for his work on Popular Publications' The Spider, pulp scribe Norvell Page proved he was no slouch when it came to penning gangster and G-man epics! This book collects all eleven stories... More > Page wrote for "Ace G-Man Stories" between 1936 and 1939, which are reprinted here for the first time!< Less
When the Death-Bat Flies: The Detective Stories of Norvell Page By Will Murray, Norvell W. Page
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Best known for his Spider pulp stories, scribe Norvell Page was a master mystery writer as well. This 800-page book collects over 30 of Page's detective stories from the pages of DETECTIVE TALES, THE... More > SPIDER, DETECTIVE FICTION WEEKLY and STRANGE DETECTIVE MYSTERIES, most of which have never been reprinted before. Includes an all-new introduction by Will Murray.< Less
The City of Stolen Lives: The Adventures of Peter the Brazen, Volume 1 By Will Murray, Loring Brent
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One of the greatest series from the pages of Argosy is finally collected, complete and in order! Footloose ship's wireless operator Peter Moore becomes embroiled in mystery and intrigue in China as... More > he faces the despotic Gray Dragon, thus beginning Moore's long-running, adventure-filed journey across several decades of pulp fiction masterpieces. Written by long-time Argosy author George F. Worts under his primary pen-name, Peter the Brazen made a marked impression on Argosy reader Lester Dent when he co-created Doc Savage. The saga of Peter the Brazen is amongst the best adventure series in the history of pulp fiction.< Less
The Bat Strikes Again and Again! By Will Murray, Johnston McCulley
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The inspiration for Batman! For the first time in one collection, all four appearances of the pulp hero The Bat, as written by pulp legend Johnston McCulley (Zorro). These stories from 1934-35 detail... More > the adventures of Dawson Clade, a man who was inspired to fight crime by a bat's sudden appearance. Includes an all-new introduction by pulp historian Will Murray.< Less
Drink We Deep By Will Murray, Arthur Leo Zagat
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Impelled by an eerie summons he cannot comprehend, archeologist Hugh Lambert is drawn into the lake’s placid depths—and into a vortex of unreality. There, he encounters the unearthly... More > Little Men, who work their scientific necromancy upon the cold corpses of those who had the misfortune to fall into the lake’s uncanny bottomlessness. There, also, he meets the coldly beautiful and cruelly enthralling Nalinah, and learns of a sinister scheme to conquer the Upper World—with he, himself, destined to be in the vanguard! Arthur Leo Zagat was famed as “The Horror Story Man,” owing to his numerous Weird Menace stories written for Terror Tales and similar magazines of horror. But Zagat also proved capable of writing quality fantasy fiction in the style of A. Merritt, as he proved in the pages of Argosy magazine with memorable novels such as the classic Seven Out of Time and the haunting Drink We Deep. Volume #30 in The Argosy Library.< Less
King of Fang and Claw: The Complete Pulp Magazine Adventures By Will Murray, Bob Byrd
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Limited edition hardcover, only 100 made. For the first time since their original publication in 1936-37, all three KA-ZAR adventures are represented in this affordable collection. The typography has... More > completely been reset and the original illustrations have been remastered. This also includes an ALL-NEW introduction by pulp historian WILL MURRAY. This is the must-buy pulp reprint collection of the year!< Less
The Secret Agent X Companion By Tom Johnson, Will Murray
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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
The Strange Adventures of The Purple Scar By Will Murray, John S. Endicott
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Dr. Miles Murdock dons the face of his murdered brother to become the terrifying avenger known as the Purple Scar! Contains all four adventures of the most offbeat pulp hero. Includes an all-new... More > introduction by Will Murray as well as notes by possible author George A McDonald.< Less