The Avenger: The Gray Nemesis by Howard Hopkins

The Avenger: The Gray Nemesis by Howard Hopkins

A nice-looking copy of The Avenger: The Gray Nemesis by Howard Hopkins. Running about 128 pages, it includes a history of The Avenger, as well as a 70+ page gallery of Avenger interior illustrations by Paul Orban and others. The spine glue is separating (but can be easily repaired) and there’s a minor tear at the top of the spine.

$19.95
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Explorers Into Infinity by Ray Cummings (Avalon, 1965)

Explorers Into Infinity by Ray Cummings (Avalon, 1965)

This is an ex-library copy of Explorers Into Infinity by Ray Cummings (Avalon, 1965). The hardcover has some soiling on some pages and the usual library markings. The price-clipped dustjacket by Gray Morrow is in nice shape.

$9.95
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The Compleat Adventures of Jules de Grandin by Seabury Quinn

The Compleat Adventures of Jules de Grandin by Seabury Quinn

This is a set of the three-volume The Compleat Adventures of Jules de Grandin by Seabury Quinn, published by The Battered Silicon Dispatch Box. These three hardcovers are in like-new shape, with the dustjackets encased in Brodart archival jacket sleeves.

3 volumes, 1,300 pages total.

$300.00
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The Tarzan Twins (1935 Whitman Big Little Book #770) front

The Tarzan Twins (1935 Whitman Big Little Book #770)

This is a nice-looking copy of The Tarzan Twins, published by Whitman in 1935 as part of their Big Little Book series. As can be seen in the photos, this is a tight copy with a solid spine. A superior example of this tough Big Little Book.

$79.95
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Complete Set of Astounding Stories Pulps from John W. Campbell's Era: 1937-43

Complete Set of Astounding Stories Pulps from John W. Campbell’s Era: 1937-43

This set contains every issue of Astounding Stories edited by John W. Campbell from 1937 to 1943 (at which point it changed to digest form), 74 issues in all. Included in this set are:

  • All of the pulps from September 1937 to December 1942
  • All of the bedsheet-sized issues from January 1942 to April 1943
  • All of the pulps from May 1943 to October 1943

What hasn't been written about Astounding Stories, the most important SF publication of all time, and of its most important era? Authors include L. Sprague DeCamp, Jack Williamson, Nat Schachner, Arthur J. Burks, Otto Binder, Eric Frank Russell, John Russell Fearn, E.E. “Doc” Smith, Lester del Rey, Manley Wade Wellman, L. Ron Hubbard (including his very first science fiction work), John W. Campbell, Clifford D. Simak, Ray Cummings, Ross Rocklynne, Malcolm Jameson, Henry Kuttner, Nelson S. Bond, Paul Ernst, Raymond Z. Gallun, A.E. van Vogt, C.L. Moore, Isaac Asimov, Robert A. Heinlein (including his very first science fiction work), Frederik Pohl, Theodore Sturgeon (including his very first science fiction work), Leigh Brackett (including her very first science fiction work), Harry Bates, Ray Bradbury, Hal Clement, C.L. Moore, George O. Smith, Murray Leinster, and many, many more.

Movies that came from these issues of Astounding Stories include The Day the Earth Stood Still and The Thing, among others.

As for condition, overall this is a nice set. A small handful are G, with the rest rating higher. This is a clean, eminently readable set of one of the most significant fiction magazines ever published.

$2,500.00
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The Art of the Pulps: An Illustrated History (Signed Hardcover)

The Art of the Pulps: An Illustrated History (Signed Hardcover)

This is new hardcover copy of a fantastic book, and it’s signed by Doug Ellis and Ed Hulse.

Experts in the ten major Pulp genres, from action Pulps to spicy Pulps and more, chart for the first time the complete history of Pulp magazines—the stories and their writers, the graphics and their artists, and, of course, the publishers, their market, and readers.

$27.95
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Brass Knuckles: The Oliver Quade Human Encyclopedia Stories by Frank Gruber

Brass Knuckles by Frank Gruber

This is a sharp-looking hardcover copy of Frank Gruber’s Oliver Quade story collection Brass Knuckles: The Oliver Quade Human Encyclopedia Stories, which contains ten of the Oliver Quade stories from the pulps, along with an all-new 50-page introduction by Gruber. The dustjacket is clean without ay fading.

$19.95
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Dime Detective Index (1986) by James L. Traylor

Dime Detective Index (1986) by James L. Traylor

This is a copy of the initial edition of Dime Detective Index, compiled by James L. Traylor and published by The Pulp Collector Press in 1986. As with small-press titles of the era, the glued binding is a bit weak. And there is some yellowing of the cover.

$9.95
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The Scorpion (Pulp Classics #12)

The Scorpion (Pulp Classics #12)

This is a copy Bob Weinberg’s early pulp reprint title, Pulp Classics #12. Usually, this title reprinted a complete classic pulp, and in this issue is a comprehensive representation of the one & only issue of The Scorpion from April/May 1939. A one-shot hero pulp title.

$7.95
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Weird Menace #1 with Frederick C. Davis and Ray Cummings

Weird Menace #1 with Frederick C. Davis and Ray Cummings

A copy of this Bob Weinberg-published collection of Weird Menace horror stories, mostly from the pages of Dime Mystery, Terror Tales, and Horror Stories. This collection includes stories by Arthur Leo Zagat, Mindret Lord, Ray Cummings, Arthur J. Burks, and Frederick C. Davis.

$9.95
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The Octopus: The City Condemned to Hell (Pulp Classics, 1975)

The Octopus: The City Condemned to Hell (Pulp Classics, 1975)

A copy of Pulp Press’ Pulp Classics #11, which reprinted the sole adventure of The Octopus, “The City Condemned to Hell.” This also includes stories by Donald G. Cormack, Russell Grey, and Arthur Leo Zagat.

$9.95
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The Whisperer (Pulp Classics 15)

The Whisperer (Pulp Classics 15)

A copy of Pulp Classics 15 featuring classic reprints of Street & Smith’s character, The Whisperer. Published by Bob Weinberg in 1977, collects “The Football Racketeers” and “Calling Car 13.”

$9.95
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Spicy Adventure Stories (Odyssey Reprint #1)

Spicy Adventure Stories (Odyssey Reprint #1)

A copy of Odyssey Publications’ reprint of Clayton’s Spicy Adventure Stories. Featuring stories by Robert Leslie Bellem and E. Hoffmann Price. Published in 1974.

$9.95
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The Phantom Detective: The Phantom's Phantom by Robert Reginald

The Phantom Detective: The Phantom’s Phantom by Robert Reginald

A copy of The Phantom Detective: The Phantom’s Phantom by Robert Reginald, published by Wildside Press. First printing.

$14.95
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Captain Hazzard: Python Men of the Lost City (First Print, Wild Cat Books)

Captain Hazzard: Python Men of the Lost City (First Print, Wild Cat Books)

A near mint copy of the first printing of Ron Fortier’s Captain Hazzard: Python Men of the Lost City, published by Wild Cat Books.

$19.95
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The Defenders (Bound Comics Series with Marvel Masterworks Dustjacket)

The Defenders (Bound Comics Series with Marvel Masterworks Dustjacket)

This is a professionally hardbound complete set of Marvel’s The Defenders comic book series from 2001, by Erik Larsen. Includes the original, vintage issues of The Defenders #1-12, The Order #1-6, and Day of The Defenders #1. The book is wrapped in a facsimile Marvel Masterworks dustjacket, which is wrapped in an archival Broadart cover.

$99.95
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Heroes For Hire (Bound Comics Series with Marvel Masterworks Dustjacket)

Heroes For Hire (Bound Comics Series with Marvel Masterworks Dustjacket)

This is a professionally hardbound complete set of Marvel’s Heroes For Hire comic book series. Includes the original, vintage issues of Heroes For Hire #1-19. The book is wrapped in a facsimile Marvel Masterworks dustjacket, which is wrapped in an archival Broadart cover.

$99.95
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Hill-Bred Barton's Code by Charles Wesley Sanders (Chelsea House)

Hill-Bred Barton’s Code by Charles Wesley Sanders (Chelsea House)

Published by Street & Smith’s Chelsea House imprint in 1925. This is the novel edition of a story originally in Western Story Magazine. Has some wear.

$4.95
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Masked Rider Western (June 1937)

Masked Rider Western (June 1937)

This is one of the rare Timely Comics-era Masked Rider Western issues, prior to its sale to Standard Publications. In nice shape… apart from the missing cover. A color photocopy is in its place. Norman Saunders cover.

$24.95
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Treasure of the Black Falcon by John Coleman Burroughs (First Edition)

Treasure of the Black Falcon by John Coleman Burroughs (First Edition)

This is a first edition copy of Treasure of the Black Falcon by John Coleman Burroughs, published by Ballentine in 1967. There is wear to the cover and spine.

$4.95
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Sale! Hawk's Authors' Pseudonyms II

Hawk’s Authors’ Pseudonyms II

This is the ultimate reference guide for fiction readers to identify authors hidden under pen names. This is several inches thick, about 8″x11″, and quite heavy. A fantastic book.

$14.95 $9.95
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Sale! The Hero Pulp Index (Second Printing)

The Hero Pulp Index (Second Printing)

A copy of the historic The Hero Pulp Index. This pamphlet was the bible for a number of pulp collectors in the 1970s-80s. This is the second edition which had some additions & corrections. It’s unclear if this was published like this or if there was an additional cover.

$14.95 $9.95
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Sale! Jo Gar's Casebook (Signed, Numbered Hardcover Edition)

Jo Gar’s Casebook (Signed, Numbered Hardcover Edition)

This is a signed, numbered, limited hardcover edition of Jo Gar’s Casebook, by Raoul Whitfield, as published by Crippen & Landru. What makes this exceptional is that it’s signed edition #1.

The cover is covered by an archival Brodart jacket sleeve.

$99.95 $74.95
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Sale! The Complete Slayers by Paul Cain (Centipede Press Edition)

The Complete Slayers by Paul Cain (Centipede Press Edition)

This deluxe Centipede Press edition of The Complete Slayers by Paul Cain is long out of print and difficult to find. It’s a beautiful hardcover edition, and it’s mint. The Ron Lesser-illustrated cover is covered in an archival Brodart dustjacket cover.

$250.00 $175.00
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Black Mask Magazine #1 (August 1974) - Publisher's File Copy

Black Mask Magazine #1 (August 1974) – Publisher’s File Copy

Get a vintage file copy of this #1 issue of the revival of Black Mask Magazine from 1974. Note: we have a small handful of copies available so your copy many not necessarily be the copy pictured.

$9.95
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All Novels Magazine #1 (August 1938)

All Novels Magazine #1 (August 1938)

This is a very nice copy of a tough-to-find early pulp title from Ace Publications. Features a classic Norman Saunders cover.

$49.95
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Son of Gun in Cheek

Son of Gun in Cheek

New paperback edition of this classic by Bill Pronzini.

$9.95
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Sale! Sky Devils #2 (July 1938)

Sky Devils #2 (July 1938)

A copy of this early Martin Goodman pulp, published by Timely/Atlas/Red Circle. Cover by J. W. Scott. The back cover has a chunk missing.

$19.95 $14.95
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Timely/Atlas-Era Western Pulp Magazines

Timely/Atlas-Era Western Pulp Magazines

A two-pulp lot of vintage Atlas / Timely Comics-era from editor Martin Goodman. Includes the following, both with wear:

  • Western Novel and Short Stories (January 1943)
  • Western Short Stories (June 1955)
$14.95
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Sale! Lot of Dennis Wheatley Hardcover Books

Lot of Dennis Wheatley Hardcover Books

This is a lot of 10 beautiful Dennis Wheatley hardcovers, containing such novels as “The Forbidden Territory,” “Strange Conflict,” “They Found Atlantis, “Vendetta in Spain,” “Three Inquisitive People,” “The Golden Spaniard,” “Codeword Golden Fleece,” “The Second Seal,” and “The Devil Rides Out.”

$59.95 $39.95
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Thrilling Mystery Novel Magazine (March 1946)

Thrilling Mystery Novel Magazine (March 1946)

This is an average-conditioned copy of the March 1946 issue of Thrilling Mystery Novel Magazine. Contains “The Thirty-First Bullfinch” by Helen Reilly, “Get the License Number” by John L. Benton, “Murder with Mice” by C.K.M. Scanlon, and “Killers Don’t Last” by Robert Sidney Bowen, as well as a cover by Rudolph Belarski.

$9.95
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Tarzan and the Forbidden City - Facsimile 1st Edition Dustjacket

Tarzan and the Forbidden City – Facsimile 1st Edition Dustjacket

This is a replacement facsimile dustjacket for the first edition of Tarzan and the Forbidden City by Edgar Rice Burroughs.

$9.95
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