Monster! No. 33 Spring 2018

Monster! No. 33Contents
Editorializing: Make Mine a Monster!
Monster! Mail
Daniel Best: The Mummy in Australia
Monster!’s Spring Supernatual Stunner
Dana Marie Andra: Inside the Outer Limits with Harlan Ellison & Robert Culp
Stephen Jilks: Channel of Darkness: Doctor Who & the BBC’s Gothic Horrors of the 1970s part one
Dan Ross: National Kid: The “Superman” of Japan
Brett Piper interviewed by Stephen R. Bissette part 2&3 of 6
John Harris: Monster Magazines that Time Forgot: Poster Mags
Neil D.Silva: Lapachhapi: New Indian Horror
Christos Mouroukis: Return of My Monster Movie Marathon Diary: Godzilla A Go-Go
Stephen R. Bissette & Mark Nelson: Monster! Roadshow
Mongo McGillicutty: Goin’ Ape Over Mighty Joe Young
Troy Howard: George A. Romera Remembered
Movie Checklist: Video Availability Information
Midnight Snacks: Movie Reviews “in more capsule form than our longer reviews found elsewhere”

Monster! No. 33 back coverMonster! No. 33 Spring 2018
Editor, Publisher, Designer: Tim Paxton
Editor, Wrangler, Proofreader: Steve Fenton
Publisher: Brian Harris
Proofreader: Tony Strauss
Inspiration: Heather Paxton
Cover: C. Michael Hall
5.5” x 8.5” 370 pages
POD only $16.27
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Men of Violence No. 10

Men of Violence No. 10The fanzine of vintage men’s adventure paperbacks.

Justin Marriott: Intro
Justin Marriott: Book Safari (JM’s latest PB acquisitions)
Frazetta’s Blazing Combat
The Paperback Warrior: Quick-fire reviews from The Paperback Warrior gang.
Tom Simon: Searching for the D.C. Man
Justin Marriott: Killing in the Name of (The Killers series)
Andreas Decker: A Fistful of Dynamit (Mister Dynamit)
Eric Compton: Highway to Hell (Roadblaster trilogy)
Justin Marriott: The Romantic Hooligan (Glasgow-noir by Iain Blair)
Robert Deis & Wyatt Doyle Interviewed by Justin Marriott about Pollen’s Women

Men of Violence No. 10 back coverMen of Violence No. 10 May 2018
Editor/Publisher: Justin Marriott
Copy Editor: Jim O’Brien
Cover: Rik Rawling
64 pages, 6” x 9” (A5-size) perfect bound
POD only $10.00
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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.

Paperback Fanatic website

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.

The Paperback Fanatic website

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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