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3 pulp questions: Jason Aiken

Posted by at 10:00 am Thursday, November 20, 2014 in 3 Pulp Questions, People, Pulps

3 pulp questions: Jason Aiken
Jason Aiken

Jason Aiken

Answering our latest round of “3 pulp questions” is Jason Aiken.

Jason is host of “Pulp Crazy,” a video podcast devoted to the pulp magazines. He introduced “Pulp Crazy” in May 2013.

He’s covered pulp basics — such as what is a pulp magazine? And he’s provided overviews of pulp characters and authors, as well as reviews of pulp stories and books.

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3 pulp questions: Dafydd Neal Dyar

Posted by at 10:18 am Thursday, November 6, 2014 in 3 Pulp Questions, People, Pulps

3 pulp questions: Dafydd Neal Dyar

Next up answering “3 pulp questions” is Dafydd Neal Dyar.

If you read pulp fanzines back in the 1970s and ’80s (or, like I did, read those old fanzines more recently), you’ll recognize Dafydd’s name as one of the regular contributors.

Real life got in the way of Dafydd’s pulp fandom, and it wasn’t until 2011 that he rejoined the pulp community, which was now online.

As you’ll read, he’s a fan of Doc Savage, and has created a homage to the Man of Bronze called Doc Hazzard, The Bronze Titan. You can read his adventures on Dafydd’s Dyar Straights website. One of Dafydd’s latest projects is a concordance for the Doc Savage adventures, a collaborative effort among fans. He pitched the idea at last month’s Arizona Doc Con.

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3 pulp questions: John Olsen

Posted by at 10:00 am Thursday, October 23, 2014 in 3 Pulp Questions, People, Pulps

John Olsen

John Olsen

John Olsen takes a turn answering our “3 pulp questions” today.

John runs The Shadow in Review website and is the ebook manager for RadioArchives.com.

Way back in the early days of the web, John’s website was quite popular for posting scans of The Shadow stories. I’d propose that John’s efforts led to the return to print of the novels through Sanctum Books. I’m not sure Conde Nast realized that there was much interest in those old stories before then.

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3 pulp questions: Art Sippo

Posted by at 10:00 am Thursday, October 9, 2014 in 3 Pulp Questions, People, Pulps

Art Sippo

Art Sippo

Dr. Art Sippo takes a turn at answering our “3 pulp questions” today.

Art recently began “Art’s Reviews,” a podcast featuring reviews and interviews on “books, movies, comics, and other things of interest to adventure fiction fans, especially folks who love the pulps.” Prior to beginning “Art’s Reviews,” Art co-hosted “The Book Cave” podcast with Ric Croxton.

He also runs the Speculations in Bronze blog, though he hasn’t done much work on it lately. Instead, he’s been writing New Pulp stories. He’s currently working to finish a new Sun Koh novel, “Quest of the Secret Masters,” that he hopes will be published next year. (Sun Koh was a German pulp character — sort of a Doc Savage-like hero who was the last survivor of the lost continent of Atlantis — from the mid-1930s.)

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3 pulp questions: Barry Reese

Posted by at 10:00 am Thursday, September 25, 2014 in 3 Pulp Questions, People, Pulps

Barry Reese

Barry Reese

Barry Reese — pulp fan and New Pulp author — offers up answers to 3 pulp questions this time around.

Barry began writing in 2003 with parts of the fifth volume of “Marvel Encyclopedia.” By 2005, he had published his first novel, “Conquerors of Shadow: The Adventures of Eobard Grace,” which was influenced by Edgar Rice Burroughs.

He has since written six volumes of his The Rook series, and is anticipating the fifth volume of his Lazarus Gray series in early 2015. (Check out Michael Brown‘s reviews of Barry’s books over at our companion blog, The Pulp Super-Fan.) Barry has won numerous New Pulp and Pulp Ark awards for his fiction.

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3 pulp questions: Barry Traylor

Posted by at 10:00 am Thursday, September 11, 2014 in 3 Pulp Questions, People, PulpFest

Barry Traylor

Barry Traylor

Barry Traylor takes a turn answering our 3 pulp questions this week.

Barry received the Rusty Hevelin Service Award at this year’s PulpFest for his contributions to the pulp community. He’s one of the members of the hard-working PulpFest committee, and coordinates the annual auction at the convention.

And when he’s not busy prepping for PulpFest (and reading the pulps, no doubt), Barry is a participant over on PulpMags list at Yahoo Groups.

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