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The Pulpster 26

pulpster26The official program of PulpFest, The Pulpster is also mailed to advertisers and arrived in last week’s mail. The full-size magazine is published by Mike Chomko and edited by William Lampkin. PulpFest 2017 was held in Pittsburgh, PA, July 27–30, 2017.

From the Editor by William Lampkin
From the Publisher by Michael Chomko
“Scarlett O’Horror of Alabam” by Tony Davis
“Dangerous Dames” by Ron Goulart (cover story)
“Women in the Detective Pulps” by Bill Pronzini
“The O. Henry of the Pulps” by Garyn G. Roberts
“How I Get My Inspiration” by A ‘Weird Tales’ Author (Robert Bloch)
“Bloch’s Archetypal Thriller: ‘Psycho’” by Garyn G. Roberts
“First, Do Harm!” by Curt Phillips
“The Lesser of ‘The Big Three’” by Walker Martin
“Pulp Christmas Show” by Douglas Draa
“The Tall Tales of Captain McGrail” by Monte Herridge
Final Chapters by Tony Davis
Advertisers Index

The Pulpster #26
Editor: William Lampkin
Assistant Editor: Peter Chomko
Publisher: Mike Chomko
Cover: Norman Saunders (Black Mask July 1949)
8.5” x 11” 40 pages
$13 postage paid from Mike Chomko Books (inquire for shipping outside the US)

The Pulpster #25

The Pulpster #25

The Pulpster #25

Bookseller Mike Chomko is a huge supporter of the pulp and digest magazine community, including The Digest Enthusiast. Mike serves on the committee that produces the annual PulpFest show in Columbus, Ohio, and publishes The Pulpster magazine to dovetail with the four-day event. Although I wasn’t able to attend the show last month, as an advertiser I received a copy of The Pulpster #25. It’s a beautiful production, loaded with terrific articles. Here’s the full contents:

“From the Editor” by William Lampkin
“From the Publisher” by Mike Chomko
“What Becomes of Your Pulps After You’re Gone?” by David W. Smith
Cover Story: “90 Years of ‘Amazing Stories’” by Hugo Gernsback, Howard Browne, Joseph Wrzos, Barry N. Malzberg, Ted White (GOH of PulpFest 2016), Elinor Mavor and Patrick L. Price
“Farmer’s Ventures into the ‘Amazing’” by Art Sippo
“More Mystery for a Dime” by J. Randolph Cox
“Wallace Thurman and ‘Harlem Stories’” by David M. Earle
“A ‘Western Story’ Desperado” by Walker Martin
“Second-String Heroes” by William Lampkin

Download catalogs from the Mike Chomko Books website

The Pulpster #25
Editor: William Lampkin
Assistant Editor: Peter Chomko
Publisher: Mike Chomko
8.5” x 11” 52 pages
$13 postage paid (inquire for shipping outside the US)

The Pulpster #24

“Erle Stanley Gardner, Ralph Turner, and Me” by Garyn G. Roberts
“The Short Life of Street & Smith Comics” by William Lamkin
“Lovecraft’s Lasting Legacy” by various
“Making the Thrill Last” by Michelle Nolan
“Thrilling Adventures of ‘The Major’” by Nicky Wheeler-Nicholson
“Meet the Other Pulp Heroes” by Larry Latham
“Rediscovering Nibs Holloway’s Creator” by Tom Johnson
“Assignment: San Francisco’s Chinatown” by Monte Herridge

“From the Back Pages” by Chet Williamson

Departments: From the Editor, From the Publisher, Final Chapters, Tribute: Richard Clear, Advertisers Index

Editor: William Lampkin
Assistant Editor: Peter Chomko
Publisher: Mike Chomko

8.5” x 11”, saddle-stitch, 52 pages
$10 (plus $4 postage) from Mike Chomko Books