The Digest Enthusiast #8

Interview with Michael Bracken, author of over 1,200 short stories
Manhunt 1953 Sep–Dec synopses by Peter Enfantino
Gamma: New Frontiers in Fiction by Vince Nowell, Sr.
The Connie Kreski Conundrum by Tom Brinkmann
One-and-Dones part two by Steve Carper
Tribute to Joe Wehrle, Jr. by Richard Krauss
First Issues: Complete, Verdict, and Shell Scott
Western Magazine by Peter Enfantino

Fiction by Josh Pachter and Robert Snashall

News Digest Previews and news from AHMM, Amazing Stories, Black Cat Mystery Magazine, Broadswords and Blasters, Crime Syndicate Magazine, D&O:The Magazine, EconoClash Review, EQMM, F&SF, Fate, Hot Lead, Men of Violence, Monster!, Mystery Weekly Magazine, Nostalgia Digest, Paperback Parade, PulpFest 2018, Pulp Horror, Pulp Literature, Pulp Modern, Sleazy Reader, and Switchblade; writers Tom Brinkmann, Steve Carper, Peter Enfantino, Richard Kellogg, Robert Lopresti, Vince Nowell, Sr., and Art Taylor; and artists Michael Neno and Bob Vojtko

Plus photos, artwork, and cartoons by Amber Bracken, Marc Myers, Lori-Ann Reif, Bob Vojtko, and Joe Wehrle, Jr. and over 100 cover images. 152 pages.

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Pulp Modern Vol. 2 No. 2 Winter 2017

“Thank the maker, Pulp Modern exists and—has produced one of the best indie zines, I, for one have ever seen.”
J.D. Graves, Econo Clash Review

Editorial
Alec Cizak

Fiction
Buzz Me Blues” by Russell Thayer
“Black Lab” by Jim Thomsen
“After Midnight at the C’est La Vie Lounge” by Tom Andes
“Eleven Irritated People” by Preston Lang
“Second Chances” by John Teel
“Sacrifice” by Robert Petyo
“Quick Cash Fast” by Charles Roland
“No Living Witness” Emile C. Tepperman (Classic Pulp)
“A Long Journey’s End” by Matthew X. Gomez
“Tick-Tock in the House America Built” by Marc E. Fitch
“Double Jeopardy” by Susan E. Abramski
“Godhead” by J. Robert Kane

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The Digest Enthusiast #7

Interview
Rick Ollerman on D&O: The Magazine, writing fiction and essays, and digest magazines

News Digest
Pulp Modern, Nostalgia Digest, Mystery Weekly Magazine, Switchblade, PulpFest 2018, Wildside Press digests, Broadswords and Blasters, Paperback Fanatic, and D&O:The Magazine; writers Bill Crider, Richard Kellogg, Robert Lopresti, Gary Lovisi, and Josh Pachter; artists Brad Foster and Bob Vojtko; and Marc Myers and D. Blake Werts.

Articles
One-and-Dones part one by Steve Carper
When Things Go Wrong: The Lester del Rey–John Raymond Fiasco by Vince Nowell, Sr.
The Occult Digest by Tom Brinkmann
Psience Fiction: The Telsey Amberdon Stories of James H. Schmitz by Joe Wehrle, Jr.
I Spy: A Writer Remembers Espionage Magazine by Josh Pachter

Synopses
Robert Edmond Alter in AHMM and
Manhunt 1953 part two by Peter Enfantino

Reviews by Vince Nowell, Sr. and Richard Krauss
Black Cat Mystery Magazine #1
D&O: The Magazine #1
Fantasy & Science Fiction Jul/Aug 2017
Pulp Literature #15
Suspense Stories
Switchblade #2

Fiction
“The Edge of Eternity” by Lesann Berry
“Imperium Delirium” by Robert Snashall
“A Christmas Romance” by Joe Wehrle, Jr.

Artwork and Cartoons
Marc Myers
Michael Neno
Bob Vojtko
Joe Wehrle, Jr.

Plus
Mirthful Spirits
Opening Lines
Over 100 cover images, 152 pages

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The Digest Enthusiast #6

Interviews
B.K. Stevens: Alfred Hitchock’s Mystery Magazine
Edd Vick: Analog, Asimov’s

Articles
News Digest: F&SF, Nostalgia Digest,
Betty Fedora, Pulp Literature, Weirdbook,
Switchblade, The Pulpster,
and more
Bob Hope’s They Got Me Covered by Steve Carper
International Science Fiction
by Richard Krauss
Sharon Tate’s Fate by Tom Brinkmann
Manhunt 1953 part one by Peter Enfantino
Hothouse: Brian Aldiss’ Dystopian Odyssey
by Joe Wehrle, Jr.

Reviews
Max Allan Collins’ Digest Dolls Trading Cards
Weirdbook
#34

Fiction
“Down the Rabbit Hole” by Lesann Berry
“Atomic Fuel” by Alec Cizak
“The Eihkarrad Talisman” by Joe Wehrle, Jr.

Artwork and Cartoons
Brian Buniak
Brad Foster
Michael Neno
Bob Vojtko
Joe Wehrle, Jr.

Also includes
Haiku by Clark Dissmeyer
Edd Vick’s Speculative Fiction Markets
Crime Time by Bob Vojtko
Opening Lines

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Pulp Modern Vol. 2 No. 1

Uncle B. Publications partnered with Larque Press for the triumphant return of Pulp Modern. Volume Two, Issue One features fiction from multiple genres, including crime, horror, and science fiction. Pulp Modern resumes its mission to publish the very best fiction from around the world. In this issue, writers from Europe, Canada, the United States, Asia, and Australia contribute a diverse selection of thirteen short stories for the most discerning readers.

From the Editor by Alec Cizak
“Housewarming” by Lucy Kiff
“Maddy Lee Reviews the Movie They Made About
Her and Buck” by Tim P. Walker
“Now is Not a Good Time to Die”
by Mark David Adam
“The Hand We’re Dealt” by Michaël Wertenberg
“Lady of the Mask” by L.S. Engler
“The Star Trail” by Nick Manzolillo
“Wall Whispers” by Adam S. House
“La Cross” by Stephen D. Rogers
“Out of the Woods” by Joseph Rubas
“Mickey Strange” by Calvin Demmer
“Death Sentence” by Marc E. Fitch
“All Sales Final” by Mario E. Martinez
“Out of Sight” by Myke Edwards

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Pulp Modern Returns with a Vengeance
Story-wise these 13 tales run the gambit, when it comes to genres: Horror, Sci-Fi, Crime, Westerns. This issue has it all.” Five Star Rating
-Scotch Rutherford, editor of Switchblade
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“A strong collection of imaginative stories crossing a variety of genres . . .” Five Star Rating
Dave goodreads.com

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The Digest Enthusiast #5

Interview
Bill Crider: inside Dan Rhodes, Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine blog bytes, and Bill’s storied career with digests

Articles
News Digest from Dell, Fate, F&SF, Nostalgia Digest
and more
Justice: Amazing Detective Mysteries

by Peter Enfantino
The Riddle of the Ellery Queen Selects Series
by Steve Carper
Magazine of Horror by Peter Enfantino
RAWL: Writing for Publication

Reviews by Gary Lovisi and Richard Krauss
Worlds of Fantasy #4
Encyclopedia of Science Fiction

edited by Peter Nicholls
Honky Tonk Girl
by Charles Beckman, Jr.
Marvel Science Stories May 1951

Fiction
“Feed the Beast” by Lesann Berryi
“The Obvious Danger” by Joe Wehrle, Jr.
“Fencer’s Document Caper” by Richard L. Kellogg

Artwork and Cartoons
Brian Buniak
Brad Foster
Michael Neno
Bob Vojtko
Joe Wehrle, Jr.

Also includes
Haiku by Clark Dissmeyer
Digest indexes and checklists
Monster Laffs by Bob Vojtko
Opening Lines

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The Digest Enthusiast #4

Interviews
Art Taylor: Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine
Editors of today’s digital digests:
   Alec Cizak, Pulp Modern
   Jennifer Landels, Pulp Literature
   John Kenyon, Grift
   Kristen Valentine, Betty Fedora
   Sheri White, Morpheus Tales

Articles
Suspense Magazine and Novels
by Richard Krauss
Galaxy Science Fiction Novels by Steve Carper
Galaxy Magabooks by Gary Lovisi
Criswell Predicts: Fate & Spaceway
by Tom Brinkmann
Shock Mystery Tales by Peter Enfantino
Pocket Pin-ups trading cards

Reviews
H.G. Wells Society Newsletter #30
Bulldog Drummond
by Sapper
Mystery, Detective, and Espionage
Magazines
by Michael L. Cook

Fiction
“A Rat Must Chew” by Gary Lovisi
“The Hideout” by Ron Fortier
“Strangers in Need” by Joe Wehrle, Jr.
“Wounded Wizard” by John Kuharik

Artwork and Cartoons
Sean Azzopardi
Rob Davis
Brad Foster
Michael Neno
Bob Vojtko

Also includes
Editor’s Notes
Digest indexes
Social media round-up
Opening Lines

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The Digest Enthusiast #3

Interview/Profile
Heather Jacobs: Big Fiction
Timothy Green Beckley: Fate, Beyond, etc.

Articles
Beyond by Tom Brinkmann
Super-Science Fiction by Peter Enfantino
Diabolik by Joe Wehrle, Jr.
Dashiell Hammett digests by Steve Carper
Gunsmoke by Peter Enfantino
Dope Fiends trading card

Reviews
Weasels Ripped My Flesh!
Where Stories Dwell
The Man From Mars
The Executioner: Border Offensive
A Blonde for Murder
Popular Fiction Periodica
ls
Betty Fedora #2
Paperback Parade #89
Manhunt Dec. 1953
Children’s Digest Spring 1972
Fate #727

Fiction
“Planetstorm” by Joe Wehrle, Jr.
“The Rail City Rolls” by Ron Fortier
“Old Aunt Sin” by Gary Lovisi

Artwork and Cartoons
Brad Foster
Michael Neno
Bob Vojtko

Also includes
Editor’s Notes
Digest indexes
Social media round-up
Opening Lines

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The Digest Enthusiast #2

Interviews
Gary Lovisi: Gryphon Books, Paperback Parade,
Sherlock Holmes

Steve Darnall: Nostalgia Digest, Those
Were the Days, Radio’s Golden Ag
e
Robert Lopresti: Alfred Hitchcock, Ellery Queen,
Mike Shayne

Articles
Borderline (James Dean & Vampira,
L. Ron Hubbard) by Tom Brinkmann
Astounding Trading Cards
The Mysterious Traveler Magazine
(Robert Arthur and David Kogan)
The Italian Mister No Digest Comics
by Joe Wehrle, Jr.
H.L Gold’s Beyond Fantasy Fiction
by Joe Wehrle, Jr.
Australia’s Action and Leisure
Pulp Crime Digests by Gary Lovisi
Archie Comics Digests By the Numbers
by Matthew Turcotte

Reviews
Monster! #15 edited by Timothy Paxton
& Steve Fenton
Shanks on Crime by Robert Lopresti
Pulp Crime Digests by Gary Lovisi
Asimov’s July 2015 edited by Sheila Williams
Big Fiction #7 edited by Heather Jacobs
Dead Weight by Frank Kane
Paperback Parade #88 edited by Gary Lovisi
Analog #1000 edited by Trevor Quachri

Fiction
“Passenger for the Night Train” by Joe Wehrle, Jr.
“Sweet and Sour” by D.D. Ploog
“Painesville” by Richard Krauss
“In the Fight for His Life” by John Kuharik

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The Digest Enthusiast #1

Interviews
Phyllis Galde, Editor and Publisher of
Fate
magazine
Gordon Van Gelder, Editor and
   Publisher of Fantasy & Science Fiction (F&SF)
Matthew Turcotte, Archie Digest Library
   collector

Articles
Digest 911: Protective Sleeves
   by D. Blake Werts
Galaxy Science Fiction: The H.L. Gold Years
   by Larry Johnson
In Defense of Digests by Rob Imes
Walter Gibson’s The Big Story
   by Charlie Jacobs
Myron Fass, Foto-rama & His Other Digests
   by Tom Brinkmann

Reviews
Fate #725
Coronet June 1950
Fate Trading Cards
Paperback Parade #85

Fiction
“A Darker Nigh”t by Joe Wehrle, Jr.
“The Presidential Collection”
   by Lesann Berry
“A Foul Breath of Fresh Air”
   by Richard Krauss

Also includes Editor’s Notes, Indexes, Trivia and Opening Lines

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