Friday, August 28, 2009




Blood 'n' Thunder #24 (Summer 2009) packs plenty into its latest hundred-plus-page issue.

Feature articles include Part One of editor Ed Hulse's massive survey of Street & Smith's The Popular Magazine; Jean-Marc Lofficier's fascinating overview of pulp-like French crime fiction; and Will Murray's look at the post-pulp career of prolific fictioneer Arthur J. Burks. The Burks article is accompanied by a reprint of his most notorious weird-menace yarn (featuring a necrophiliac protagonist) from Mystery Tales.

Also: a heavily illustrated report on this year's Windy City pulp-collector show, guidelines for Depression-era writers trying to crack Ten Detective Aces, individual pulp reviews, and a lengthy article presenting newly discovered information on the long-lost 1928 movie serial, Tarzan the Mighty. A limited number of copies sold at the recent PulpFest and Ed reports that all subscriber copies were mailed out as of 8/26.

Each issue of the award-winning Blood 'n' Thunder now tops 100 pages and sports laminated color covers, giving it the appearance of a trade paperback. Single-copy price is $11.95 plus $2.50 postage, but Ed is now offering one-year, three-issue subscriptions for $30, which represents a considerable savings.

Please make your checks or money orders payable to Ed Hulse and send to him at 2467 Route 10 East, Bldg. 15, Apt. 4B, Morris Plains, NJ 07950.

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1 comment:

Dave Lewis said...

24! Yikes, my collection of this fine publication lapsed with #6. Got some catching up to do.