From the besieged canyons of New York to the rugged coast of Alaska, Doc Savage and his men race to resolve the riddle that brings grisly doom to ordinary citizens—and threatens the economic recovery of a Depression-besieged world.
For nearly 20 years, Dan Fowler and his G-men battled crimedom in the pages of G-Men Detective. Now, author Tom Johnson has indexed each issue, listing everything you need to know about the series.
Fresh off the creation of Zorro, writer Johnston McCulley created a fantastic follow-up masked hero: The Man in Purple! Nearly forgotten today and never before reprinted in its entirety, The Man in Purple series has been restored to its original glory! As a bonus, this collection has been augmented by an all-new adventure of The Man in Purple by pulp writer Tom Johnson.
Never completely reprinted before, the series is collected in three volumes. Each volume contains an all-new introduction, focusing on a different aspect of the character’s life across several forms of popular media. Volume 2 contains in introduction by comics historian Michelle Nolan and features the next five stories: “The Case of the Death’s-Head Face,” “The Case of the Clown Who Laughed,” “The Case of the Invisible Enemy,” “The Case of the Mad Magi,” and “The Case of the Vanishing Ships.”
One of the most beloved pulp characters, The Black Bat, is finally celebrated with this 340 page deluxe retrospective. Author Tom Johnson has indexed each issue, listing everything you need to know about the series, along with the following highlights:
- A complete reprint of the rejected Black Bat adventure, “The Lady’s Out for Blood”
- A breakdown of the newly-discovered final Black Bat story, “The Celebrity Murders”
- All 800 German Black Bat stories newly identified for english audiences
- Nine complete reprints of the Black Bat’s golden Age comic book stories
- An interview with series creator Norman Daniels as well as his complete payment records… available here for the first time
Featuring additional articles by Will Murray, this is the ultimate history of the series.
From the author of The Shadow! Reprinted in its entirety for the first time, the complete saga of Lacy’s battle with the underworld army of the Scarlet Ace from the pages of Black Aces and All Detective. And it features an all-new introduction by Will Murray.
For 40 years, pulp historian Will Murray has been writing about Doc Savage and Lester Dent in the pages of many fanzines. Long out of print and very tough to find, the best of these articles have been updated and collected in this new book. Includes over 450 pages of Doc info, spread across over 50 articles.
From the Hollywood hills to the alligator-infested interior of Florida, the Man of Bronze wages war with cyclonic monsters that seem to possess an intelligence of their own—and a murderous malevolence that smacks of the unearthly!
Written in the depths of The Depression, this collects the entire saga of The Whirlwind, Johnston (Zorro) McCulley’s other Southwestern hero of the Old West! Never before reprinted, this omnibus includes an all-new Whirlwind adventure by novelist Tom Johnson.
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 five stories, by Paul Chadwick and G.T. Fleming-Roberts: “Monarch of Murder,” “Legion of the Living Dead,” “Horde of the Damned,” “Ringmaster of Doom” and “Kingdom of Blue Corpses.” This is the Secret Agent “X” reprint series to own!
Taken from their original appearances in Action Stories from 1945-49, this book collects the last four adventures of Senorita Scorpion: “Brand of the Gallows-Ghost,” “Lash of the Six-Gun Queen,” “Gun-Witch of Hoodoo Range” and “The Sting of Senorita Scorpion.” Volume 2 also includes an all-new introduction by pulp historian Will Murray.
Never completely reprinted before, the series is collected in three volumes. Each volume contains an all-new introduction, focusing on a different aspect of the character’s life across several forms of popular media. Volume 1 contains in introduction by Will Murray and features the first five stories: “The Case of the Crimson Hand,” “The Case of the Croesus of Murder,” “The Case of Babies for Sale,” “The Case of the Wave of Death,” and “The Case of the Man Who Wasn’t There.”
Saddle up! Taken from their original appearances in Action Stories from 1944-45, this book collects the first four adventures of Senorita Scorpion: “Senorita Scorpion,” “The Brand of Senorita Scorpion,” “Secret of Santiago” and “The Curse of Montezuma.” Volume 1 also includes an all-new introduction by pulp historian Will Murray.
Four fantastic adventures by Doc Savage author Laurence Donovan! Known best for his work on Doc Savage, The Skipper, and other series, Laurence Donovan also was the regular writer on the long-running Phantom Detective series. During his stint on the title, Donovan took the Phantom to places outside New York City and involved him in adventures and in battle with villains which could be seen as pseudo adventures of The Man of Bronze. This 650 page edition includes four of his best, most Doc Savage-esque stories.
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, Emile C. Tepperman and G.T. Fleming-Roberts: “Devils of Darkness,” “Talons of Terror,” “The Corpse Cavalcade” and “The Golden Ghoul.” This is the Secret Agent “X” reprint series to own!
Completely revised and expanded, Rick Lai’s authoritative chronology has been heavily updated to include Lester Dent’s radio scripts and new data unearthed from the recent restored Doc Savage reprint editions.
It’s 1933 and pulp writer Lester Dent has created a new hero who used gadgets to solve mysteries and fight crime. No, it’s not Doc Savage, but Lee Nace, the Blond Adder! This volume collects for the first time all five Lee Nace adventures from the pages of Ten Detective Aces. The majority of these have not seen the light of day since their original publication nearly 80 years ago! We’ve gone back to the original manuscripts to restore deleted passages and also included Lester Dent’s original character Bible for the Blond Adder series. Rounded out by an all-new introduction by pulp historian Will Murray, it’s the must-own pulp publication of the year.
For the first time, Dan Cushman’s exotic locale hard-boiled adventure stories are collected in two editions. This volume collects the first six adventures of Armless O’Neil, from 1945-48 issues of Jungle Stories and Action Stories: “Seekers of the Glittering Fetish,” “Black Mahogany,” “Jackal Kill,” “Five Suns to Angola!,” “Dread Safari,” and “Blood-Spoor of the Devil-Stones.”
Fighting the aerial forces of evil for nearly ten years in the pages of Flying Aces, Kerry Keen AKA The Griffon returns to print! This edition begins a complete reprinting of the entire series. Volume 1 contains his first six stories, all from 1935: “Guns of the Griffon”: Meet Kerry Keen sky sleuth in this new series of modern thrillers. “The Griffon’s Gamble”: Kerry Keen, sky sleuth, solves a strange new mystery. “Hawks of Hate”: A Fox steals The Griffon in this latest bang-up Kerry Keen yarn. “Red-Heads of Death”: Death hurtled upon the plane carriers—yet only the Griffon penetrated its mask. “Guile of the Griffon”: A death-dealing plane sped through the sky—yet no one was at its controls. “Legions of the Flame”: Kerry Keen solves the mystery of the man who died twice. Also included is an article by series author, Arch Whitehouse.
Volume 3 of the complete reprinting of Secret Agent “X” is here! This volume contains the next four stories, by Emile C. Tepperman and Paul Chadwick: “Servants of the Skull,” “The Murder Monster,” “The Sinister Scourge” and “Curse of the Waiting Death,” along with an all-new introduction by Stephen Payne. This is the Secret Agent “X” reprint series to own!
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.
Part of a series of all-new novels of the pulp character, as written by Stephen Payne. These are in the format that all modern pulp fiction should appear in: the format matches the original layout, size & design of the Secret Agent “X” pulps of the 30s.