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Pulp gifts: ‘High Adventure’

Posted by at 10:00 am Thursday, December 11, 2014 in Publications, Pulp Gifts

"High Adventure"

Here’s another pulp gift that will last throughout the year: a subscription to High Adventure.

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Pulp gifts: ‘Big Book of Bronze’

Posted by at 10:00 am Tuesday, December 9, 2014 in Pulp Gifts, Pulp Resources

"The Big Books of Bronze"

For a gift for your favorite Doc Savage fan, look no further than the sixth volume of “The Big Book of Bronze.”

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Pulp gifts: pulp art calendars

Posted by at 10:00 am Thursday, December 4, 2014 in Pulp Art, Pulp Gifts

Asgard Press pulp calendars

Help your pulp fan check off the passage of 2015 with a pulp calendar.

For next year, Asgard Press has calendars featuring pulp science-fiction and western covers. You have a choice of wall or desk calendars (or both). Prices range from $14.95 to $21.95 on the company’s website. The calendars are also sold in some stores.

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Pulp gifts for the pulp fan

Posted by at 9:45 am Thursday, December 4, 2014 in Pulp Gifts

I’m changing things up a bit this month on Yellowed Perils. In place of my usual posts, I’ll be running a new series, called “Pulp gifts,” to help you during this gift-giving season.

Unless there’s important pulp news that preempts them, watch for new pulp gift ideas each Tuesday and Thursday in December.

The first one’s coming up shortly. Stay tuned!

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Bits of pulp: The color of pulps & more

Posted by at 10:00 am Tuesday, October 28, 2014 in Bits of Pulp, Events, News, Pulp Art, Pulp History, Pulps

I’ve mentioned before that — while there are a number of black-and-white photos of pulps on newsstands — I would love to see a vintage color photo of a newsstand covered in pulps.

A week ago today, artist Avi Katz sent me the best example of what it must have been like to stand in front of such a newsstand.

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Bits of pulp: Doc, Doc, goose

Posted by at 10:00 am Thursday, October 16, 2014 in Bits of Pulp, Doc Con, Events, News, Pulp Collectibles, Pulps

Lester Dent

Lester Dent

With Doc Con starting tomorrow, let’s just make this a Doc Savage week at Yellowed Perils.

REMEMBERING LESTER DENT: Terence Towles Canote over at A Shroud of Thoughts blog has a nice tribute to “The 110th Anniversary of Lester Dent‘s Birth.”

While Dent is popularly remembered as the chief writer for Doc Savage Magazine, he also had other series characters and stories in the pulps. Canote covers that history in his tribute.

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