The Shudder Pulps: A History of the Weird Menace Magazines of the 1930's

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Wildside Press LLC, 2007 - Fiction - 256 pages
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The shudder pulps published some of the grisliest, goriest, most outrageous mystery-terror fiction ever sold on the American newsstand, during the golden age of the pulp magazines. This volumes chronicles the authors, artists, and publishers of those classic thrill-fests!
 

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Contents

The Weirdest Stories Ever Told
3
Mr Popular vs the Little Giant
16
Secret Shrines of Mystery
28
Blood Brothers
41
Purple Prose Pros
64
Foul Fiends and Fair Maidens
67
The Speed Merchant of the Pulps
83
Weird Fantasy
96
From the Esoteric to the Erotic
121
The Defective Detectives
151
Femmes Fatales
161
Variations on a Theme
170
The Sensuous Science Fiction Woman
184
Gothicisms Last Gasp
194
Epilogue
214
Index
227

Battle at the Newsstands
112

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