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Paperback Fanatic #38 Oct. 2017

PF38_500Contents
“Larry Kent: Rival of Carter Brown” by James Doig
“Soldiers, Spies and Smut by Subscription” by Richard Toogood
“But Mr. Tanner, Isn’t that a Bit Close to The Rats?” by Nick Sharman & Grady Hendrix
“Just Do It!” Jim O’Brien talks to Gordon Williams
“Sea Wolves; Corsairs of the Sea” by Andreas Decker
“Mad Scientists and Peeping Toms” by Justin Marriott
“The Whole World is a Garden” by Tom Tesarek
“The Furious Futurologist: Algis Budrys” by Graham Andrews

100 pages, 6” x 9” full color $13.66 POD
Editor/Publisher: Justin Marriott
Assistant Editor: Jim O’Brien
The Paperback Fanatic website

Pulp Horror #6 Wrightson Tribute

pulp_horror_6Contents
The Postbag of Horror
The Axeman Cometh: A Visual guide to the art of the late Bernie Wrightson
1977; Year of the Mad Dogs: Jim O’Brien looks at the trio of rabid dog books that terrorised the UK in 1977
Rumour, Fear and the Madness of Crowds: Tom Tesarek reviews Shirley Jackson’s classic The Haunting of Hill House
Peter Saxon; The Disorientated Man: An overview of the horror books carrying the Press Editorial pseudonym of Peter Saxon
A Saxon Horde: Kev Demant’s review of select Saxon titles, including Scream and Scream Again
The Pack: More devil dogs, but this time the US pack that followed the success of Jaws

Pulp Horror #6 Bernie Wrightson Tribute August 2017
128 pages, ~6” x 8” (A5-size) perfect bound, full color throughout
Editor/Publisher: Justin Marriott
Copy Editor: Jim O’Brien
Contributors and Scanners: Andreas Decker, Jim O’Brien, Kev Demant and Tom Tesarek
Front cover: Rik Rawling
The Paperback Fanatic website

Men of Violence! #7

mov_7A trio of zines from Justin Marriott arrived yesterday, two issues of Men of Violence! and Pulp Horror #6. More on the content of the others in the days ahead, but let’s begin with MOV! #7:

Contents
Mailbag of Violence: LOCs from John Gallagher, Andy Boot, and Art Black
James Leasor Update
A Dirty Way to Die: Peter Enfantino’s recap of The Sharpshooter paperback series by Bruno Rossi
Flying High: Gavin Tudor Lyall paperbacks
The Sheriff of Rockabye County: J.T. Edson’s paperback series
In the Interrogation Room: Stephen Mertz—An interview by Paul Bishop

48 pages, ~6” x 8” (A5-size) saddle-stitch binding
Editor/Publisher: Justin Marriott
Copy Editor: Jim O’Brien
Cover: Image from The Sharpshooter #11 Triggerman
The Paperback Fanatic website

Pulp Horror #5 March 2017

Pulp_Horror_5_500The last of recent arrivals from Justin Marriott’s line of digest magazines, Pulp Horror expands its focus beyond paperback books to include film, comics and magazines.

Pulp Horror #5 March 2017 contents:
“The Pulpit of Horror” (welcome editorial)
“A Visual Guide to Frankenstein” 35 pages of the famous monster in comics, magazines and books.
“The Tie-Ins of Frankenstein” A look at the link between the film and book versions of the monster.
“The Lost Worlds of Frankenstein” German pulp-meister Andreas Decker looks at the German editions of Don Glut’s series.
“Mister Frankenstein” An interview with Frankenstein’s most famous fan and collector , Donald F. Glut.
“In the Shadows” David Sutton traces the development of the British small press across two important decades.
“Straight From the Satyr’s Mouth” Pulp Horror interviews David Sutton about horror in the 70s and his own publishing imprint.
“Leslie Whitten: Night Stalker” Tom Tesarek looks at an early example of the contemporary vampire novel.
“The Michelangelos of Misogyny and Mutilation” Two volumes of Sex and Horror collect the outrageous cover art that appeared on Italian comic books.
“The Wicca Man” The occult fiction of Stewart Farrar, a leading light in the Wicca movement.
“The Totem; A Review” A look at David Morrell’s novel.

96 pages, ~6” x 8” (A5-size) perfect bound, full color throughout
Editor/Publisher: Justin Marriott
Copy Editor: Jim O’Brien
Contributors and Scanners: Tom Tesarek, Andreas Decker, David Sutton, David Riley, Darrin Ventincinque
Back cover: Rik Rawling
The Paperback Fanatic website

Men of Violence! #6

mov6_500Dedicated to men’s adventure paperbacks, Men of Violence, is another digest magazine from Justin Marriott, “paperback fanatic.” The articles listed below are uncredited, so is it fair to assume Mr. Marriott wrote them all?

Danger; Diabolical (Deadly Companions by Bob Sang and Dusty Sang)
Welcome (editorial)
Dennison’s Army (Dennison’s War series by Adam Lassiter)
Bloody Brits (Don Miles series by Larry Kenyon)
Submission (The Dragonhead Deal by Richard J. Harper)
Lost in Translation (Detective San-Antonio series by Frédéric Dard)
The Great Game (Renegade series by Ramsay Thorne)
The Executioner Versus Michigan General Corp.

40 pages, ~6” x 8” (A5-size) saddle-stitch binding
Editor/Publisher: Justin Marriott
Copy Editor: Jim O’Brien
The Paperback Fanatic website