Another complete series collection from Altus Press, this time focusing on the classic Doc Savage clone Jim Anthony, complete and uncut from the pages of the Super-Detective pulp magazine from 1940-43. Volume 1 contains the first three adventures, collecting the Rado Ruric trilogy: “Dealer in Death,” “Legion of Robots” and “Madame Murder.” These also include editor notes and correspondence, and this edition contains an all-new introduction by Will Murray.
Written by pulp veteran Charles B. Stilson as a follow-up to his successful “Polaris of the Snows” trilogy, available for the first time in one volume. Part of the Altus Press Lost Race Library.
In “A Man Named Jones,” a very drunk Jones awakening to find a dead man under his table holding a large, raw emerald and the photograph of a lovely white women surrounded by Polynesians fiercely protecting her South Seas island from visitors. He vows to rescue the woman from her island prison, not knowing that the crew he’s sailing with are as vicious a band of pirates imaginable.
“Land of the Shadow People” picks up the story some years later when Jones is blackmailed into once again searching for the source of the mysterious emerald. What he finds is a strange race of chameleon people desperate to preserve the secret of their existence. Written in a crisp, modern style these two novels will provide hours of enjoyment.
Collecting the entire nine-part series from the pages of Thrilling Detective in 1932. Written by D.L. Champion, this was the inspiration for The Phantom Detective series. And as a bonus, this collection includes the two “Alias Mr. Death” revival stories from 1939. And for the first time, the unpublished story “Alias Mr. Death” by pulp scribe Harold Ward. This also includes all-new introductions by Tom Johnson and Matthew Moring, and it’s housed under a replica of the original hardcover edition’s dustjacket.
For the first time, the Ki-Gor series from the pages of Jungle Stories is collected, complete and in order! Volume 1 is introduced by Tom Johnson and includes the first six Ki-Gor stories: “Ki-Gor, King of the Jungle (Winter 1938-1939),” “Ki-Gor and the Stolen Empire (Summer 1939),” “Ki-Gor and the Giant Gorilla-Men (Fall 1939),” “Ki-Gor and the Secret Legions of Simba (Winter 1939-1940),” “Ki-Gor and the Forbidden Mountain (Spring 1940),” and “Ki-Gor and the Cannibal Kingdom (Summer 1940).”
For the first time, all five Doctor Death pulp adventures are collected in two volumes in this series authorized by the Ward estate. Volume 2 contains the two unpublished stories from 1935: “Waves of Madness” and “The Red Mist of Death,” both complete for the first time. Includes an all new introduction.
For the first time, all five Doctor Death pulp adventures are collected in two volumes in this series authorized by the Ward estate. Volume 1 contains the first three stories from 1935: “12 Must Die,” “The Gray Creatures” and “The Shriveling Murders.” As a bonus, Harold Ward’s treatment for a Doctor Death comic strip is included. All new introduction by pulp historian Will Murray.
The longest-running hero of the pulp era! For the first time, the history of the Phantom Detective is bought under one volume, completely updated! Includes an index to nearly 175 stories, 100s of pages of articles, two unused Phantom story plots from the mid-1930s and nearly all of the Phantom’s comic book appearances. It’s 400 pages of must-own information for any pulp fan to enjoy.
A slithering collection of Richard B. Sale’s reptile-related pulp stories, several of which are reprinted here for the first time. This selection includes all three appearances of The Cobra, Sale’s early pulp hero. Includes articles by Sale for writers’ magazines of the day as well. With an intro by Will Murray, author of Python Isle.
The inspiration for Batman! For the first time in one collection, all four appearances of the pulp hero The Bat, as written by pulp legend Johnston McCulley (Zorro). These stories from 1934-35 detail the adventures of Dawson Clade, a man who was inspired to fight crime by a bat’s sudden appearance. Includes an all-new introduction by pulp historian Will Murray.
The classic science fiction epic, restored to its original version from Science and Invention magazine from 1925 and 1926. Includes over 50 original illustrations by science fiction icon Frank R. Paul (the cover artist for Marvel Comics #1) which appeared in the original version.
For the first time in one volume, all three adventures of the classic Golden Age hero The Black Hood, taken from the pages of Black Hood Detective and Hooded Detective pulp magazines from 1941-42. Includes an all-new introduction by pulp historian Will Murray.
With the release of this new series, three important stories are included in the first issue for the pulp fan. Norman Daniels' “The Happiest Hour Murders” was written as a Phantom Detective entry in 1934, but rejected, and published later with all reference to the Phantom removed from the story. When Black Book Detective folded in 1953, Stewart Sterling's “The Lady of Death” was left unpublished, and appeared later, with all traces of the Black Bat removed. These two stories have been restored to their original characters and published here for the first time. The Secret Agent “X” story, “The Stolen Formula” was originally written and published in Greece in 1950, and this is its first American publication in English.
For 41 issues from 1934 to 1939, Secret Agent “X” battled the forces of evil in the pages of his own pulp magazine. Now, for the first time… the complete pulp series is being reprinted in nine deluxe omnibus editions! The text has been reset and all the original interior illustrations have been remastered. This volume contains the next four stories, by Paul Chadwick and Emile C. Tepperman: “City of the Living Dead,” “Hand of Horror,” “Octopus of Crime” and “The Hooded Hordes.” This is the Secret Agent “X” reprint series to own!
The complete pulp… reprinted for the first time! This historic first issue included material by Ray Cummings and A.E. Van Vogt but also a comic book section featuring stories by Gardner F. Fox, Joe Kubert and John Giunta.
For the first time under one cover, all three of tales from Stories of Sheena, Queen of the Jungle as well as the story from the final issue of Jungle Stories! All the type has been reset and includes an introduction by Clark J. Holloway.
For 41 issues from 1934 to 1939, Secret Agent “X” battled the forces of evil in the pages of his own pulp magazine. Now, for the first time… the complete pulp series is being reprinted in nine deluxe omnibus editions! The text has been reset and all the original interior illustrations have been remastered. This first volume contains the first four stories, all by Paul Chadwick: “The Torture Trust,” “The Spectral Strangler,” “The Death-Torch Terror” and “Ambassador of Doom.” This is the Secret Agent “X” reprint series to own!
For the first time in one collection, all four original Doctor Death stories from All-Detective in 1934-35: “Doctor Death,” “Cargo of Death,” “Death’s I.O.U.” and “Thirteen Pearls.” Written by Edward P. Norris, this series leads into the classic Doctor Death pulp series of 1935. Contains an all-new introduction written by Tom Johnson.
From the pages of Secret Agent “X.” For the first time in one collection, all five of the occult detective Ravenwood’s adventures have been collected in one volume, as written by one of the greats of the pulp era, Frederick C. Davis. Also features an all-new introduction by Will Murray.
Available for the first time… the complete saga of Thunder Jim Wade! Written by fantasy legend Henry Kuttner, this collection reprints all five adventures of Thunder Jim Wade from 1941. Long discounted as a Doc Savage clone, Thunder Jim Wade: The Complete Series brings to life this classic pulp hero and shows him to be much more than a knock-off! Includes an all-new introduction by pulp historian Will Murray!
For the first time since their original publication in 1936-37, all three Ka-Zar adventures are represented in this affordable collection. The typography has completely been reset and the original illustrations have been remastered. This also includes an all-new introduction by pulp historian Will Murray. This is the must-buy pulp reprint collection of the year!