Pulp articles

We’ve put together a collection of articles on the pulps, the pulpsters and more.

Behind Doc’s resurrection (day)
Courtney Rogers profiles Len Leone, the art director and vice president of Bantam Books, who is credited with returning Doc Savage’s adventures to print in the 1960s.
Page’s 1st-century adventures
He’s more well known as the writer of 93 action-packed adventures of The Spider, but Norvell W. Page also wrote of a sword-wielding hero, Prester John.
A heckuva family
Philip José Farmer expert Win Scott Eckert takes an in-depth look at the Wold Newton Family and its roots, which stretch through popular fiction.
The day the pulps died
April 8, 1949, signaled the end of the pulp era. That was the day that Street & Smith, the top-tier publisher of pulp fiction, announced that its four remaining pulp magazines would be discontinued.