Hot Lead No. 2

Hot Lead No. 2Back by popular demand, Hot Lead No. 2 features The Art of the Western.

Justin Marriot: Flying Lead (editorial/intro)
Paul Bishop: Charro!
Tony Masero: Interviewed by Steve Myall
Tony Masero: A Gallery of Original Art
Jim O’Brien: Hombre in Suede Skin: Frank Bellamy’s Western Comics
Andreas Decker: Once Upon a Time in Germany: Ronco: A German Heftroman
Paul Bishop: Westerns in the Comics: The Development of the Comic Strip Western

Hot Lead No. 2 back coverHot Lead No. 1 June 2018
Editor: Justin Marriott
Ghost Editor: Paul Bishop
Additional Contributors: Andreas Decker, Tony Masero, Steve Myall, Jim O’Brien
6” x 9” 68 pages in color
POD only $10.00
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J.R. Williams’ Popartz!

Popartz!Editor and publisher Michael Dowers has partnered with Christine Payne-Towler at Noreah/Brownfield, where you can find tarot decks, art publications, and 3D prints.

Popartz! Mad Minatures by J.R. Williams collects almost 250 portraits of pop stars from movies, TV, comics, and more. The 24-page, A5-size, full color zine is available for $8.50 postage paid. Limited edition printing of 250 so hurry before they’re gone!

You see more of J.R.’s portraits at his blog <> and purchase originals at <>

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Mystery Weekly Magazine June 2018

Mystery Weekly Magazine June 2018Contents
Tony Parker “Lady Dick”
Melodie Campbell “A Ship Called Pandora”
Michael Ayoob “Mop Jockey”
John H. Dromey “A Detour Down Memory Lane”
Peter W.J. Hayes “Stars”
Jennifer Collins Moore “The Motor Court”
Laird Long “In the Crosshairs” (A You-Solve-It)
Solution to May You-Solve-It “Kidnoped” by Laird Long

Mystery Weekly Magazine June 2018
Publisher: Chuck Carter
Editor: Kerry Carter
Cover: Mark Harchar
7.5” x 10” 88 pages
POD $5.99, Kindle $2.99 (99¢ with print edition)
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Double Trouble

Hot Lead No. 2
Hot Lead No. 2 cover by Tony Masero

Paperback collectors and enthusiasts will soon be able to dive into Justin Marriott’s next pair of ‘zines, Hot Lead No. 2 and Men of Violence No. 10. Both available in print editions from Amazon by the middle of June. Pictured are the back and front covers, with the backs showing images of what’s in store inside.

Men of Violence No. 10
Men of Violence No. 10 cover by Rik Rawling

Occult Detective Quarterly No. 4 Spring 2018

Occult Detective Quarterly No. 4Contents
John Linwood Grant: Editorial
Sam L. Edwards & Yves Tourigny “Borkchito: Occult Doggo Detective” (comic)
Simon Avery “Songs for Dwindled Gods” art by Andy Paciorek
Davide Mana “Black Frog and Black Scarab” art by Mutartis Boswell
Sarah Hans “Charms”
Josh Reynolds “The Bascomb Rug”
Justin Guleserian “The Burning Pile”
Aaron Vlek “The Case of the Black Lodge” art by Robert Freeman
Rhys Hughes “The French Lieutenant’s Gurning”
Paul M. Feeney “Those Who Live in Shadow”
Dale W. Glaser “Abduction in Ash” a Kellan Oakes Adventure
Aaron Besson “Yellow Light District”
Sam Gafford “Occult Legion” Chapter Four: Faultlines”
Dave Brzeski: Reviews
James Bojaciuk: Aural Apparitions
Describin’ the Scribes (author bios)

Back coverOccult Detective Quarterly No. 4 Spring 2018
Publisher: Ulthar Press/Sam Gafford
Editors: John Linwood Grant and Dave Brzeski
Layout/Design: Sam Gafford
Cover: Sebastian Cabrol
8.5” x 11” 104 pages
POD $9.95

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Men of Violence No. 10Prolific publisher Justin Marriott is working on an impressive queue of magazines for the balance of the year. He sent the full list to TDE which you can read about in the News Digest section of book eight, either by purchasing a copy or simply reading the preview pages available on amazon.

Late last week Justin sent a preview of the cover for Men of Violence No. 10, which will be released by the end of June. In the meantime, issues No. 4–9 are available now.

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Hat tip to John O’Neill for including the cover of TDE8 in his “Late May Fantasy Magazine Rack” summary on Black Gate.

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Pulp Horror No. 7 coverJustin Marriott publishes a whole line of zines about paperbacks and series under his Paperback Fanatic banner. He shared news of what’s coming in the second half of the year for the News Digest section of the June 2018 edition of TDE, including a cover preview of The Sleazy Reader No. 8. A day or two after our deadline, he shared this great cover of Pulp Horror No. 7, with art by Rik Rawling of the mummy. The issue is coming this summer.

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Hats off to Pulp Coming Attractions, Michael (cover model) Bracken, David Brinkmann, Kevin Tipple, and Sandra Seamans for share news on The Digest Enthusiast No. 8.

In other news, TDE is now soliciting display and classified advertising. Details here.

Mystery Weekly Magazine May 2018

Mystery Weekly Magazine May 2018 coverContents
Troy Seate “Siren’s Song”
Jazz Lawless “The Line of Doodee”
Cecily Winter “The Zombie Dongle”
Craig Terlson “Jump Cut”
Jody Wenner “A Helping Hand”
Edward Musto “Armistice”
Laird Long “Kidnoped” (A You-Solve-It)
Solution to Apr. You-Solve-It “Cash-Out” by Laird Long

Mystery Weekly Magazine May 2018
Publisher: Chuck Carter
Editor: Kerry Carter
7.5” x 10” 76 pages
POD $5.99, Kindle $3.99 (99¢ with print edition)
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Mystery Weekly Magazine May 2018 back cover

Asimov’s Science Fiction May/Jun 2018

Asimov’s May/Jun 2018 coverContents
Jay Cole: Guest Editorial: A Semester with Isaac Asimov
In Memoriam: Ursula K. Le Guin (1929–2018)
Robert Silverberg: Reflections: Circe and Doctor Moreau
James Patrick Kelly On the Net: The Art of Algorithms
Bruce Boston “Unwritten” (verse)
Rick Wilber & Alan Smale “The Wandering Warriors”
Robert Borski “World on a String” (verse)
Cadwell Turnbull “When the Rains Come Back”
Janet Yolen “Pachyderm Thoughts” (verse)
Sue Burke “Life from the Sky”
Ken Poyner “Alien Found” (verse)
Paul Park “Creative Nonfiction”
Peter Wood “Riverboats, Robots, and Ransom in the Regular Way”
Nancy Kress “Cost of Doing Business”
John Richard Trtek “The Drone Nurse’s Lullaby” (verse)
Marc Laidlaw “A Mammoth, So-Called”
Jane Lindskold “Unexpected Flowers”
Sandra McDonald & Stephen D. Covey “Time Enough to Say Goodbye”
Next Issue
David Gerrold & Ctein “Bubble and Squeak”
Norman Spinrad: On Books
Classified Marketplace
Erwin S. Strauss: SF Conventional Calendar

Asimov’s May/Jun 2018 back coverAsimov’s Science Fiction Vol. 42 #5 & 6, whole #508 & 509, May/Jun 2018
Publisher: Peter Kanter
Editor: Sheila Williams
Associate Editor: Emily Hockaday
Editorial Assistant: Deanna McLafferty
Senior Art Director: Victoria Green
Cover: Alejandro Colucci
208 pages, $7.99 on newsstands until June 19, 2018
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Asimov’s/Analog Value Pack-8
Asimov’s/Analog Value Pack-16

Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine May/Jun 2018

EQMM May 2018 coverEllery Queen Mystery Magazine May/Jun 2018 Vol. 151 #5 & 6, whole #920 & 921
Doug Allyn “Big Blue Marble” art by Ron Bucalo
Steve Steinbock: The Jury Box
E. Gabriel Flores “La Loca Bella”
Peter Sellers “The Cooler”
Hollis Seamon “It’s Never Just the Wind”
Paul Halter “The Fires of Hell” (Passport to Crime) Translated from the French by John Pugmire
Richard Helms “The King of Gonna”
Sherry Lalonde “Garden-Variety Criminal” (Dept. of First Stories)
William Hallstead “Booked”
Steve Hockensmith “Where the Strange Ones Go”
Susan Dunlap “A Day at the Beach”
2017 Readers Award
R.T. Raichev “A Chronicle of Deaths Foretold”
Benjamin Percy “Suspect Zero”
Majorie Eccles “The Painter’s Wife” art by Laurie Harden
Maaja Wentz “Inside of a Dog” (Dept. of First Stories)
Bill Pronzini “A Time of Fury”
Hilary Davidson “Answered Prayers”
Tim Baker “Fatal Fog” (Black Mask)
Carlos Orsi “The Glass Floor”
Classified Marketplace
Kristopher Zgorski: Blog Bytes
Dean Jobb: Stranger than Fiction (Preview)

AHMM May/Jun 2018 back coverPublisher: Peter Kanter
Editor: Janet Hutchings
Associate Editor: Jackie Sherbow
Senior Director Art & Production: Porter C. McKinnon
Senior AD: Victoria Green
Cover: Anna & Elena Balbusso/The
192 pages
$7.99 on newsstands until June 19, 2018
Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine website