Best of Thrilling Detective Vol. 2 now available

Our latest release from Brick Pickle Pulp, The Best of Thrilling Detective, Volume 2, is now available for order from Amazon and other bookstores. We’ll have copies available here on the website shortly! Volume 2 combines our previous releases of Thrilling Detective Pulp Tales, Volumes 4-6, in a large omnibus edition at a value price.Continue reading “Best of Thrilling Detective Vol. 2 now available”

Dead Ball garners Pulp Factory nomination

We’re proud to announce that “Dead Ball” by Jonathan W. Sweet has been nominated for Best Short Story in the 2021 Pulp Factory awards honoring the best new pulp. “Dead Ball” is the first story featuring the Red Jackal, a new pulp hero. It was originally published in Minnesota Not-So-Nice in 2020 and is alsoContinue reading “Dead Ball garners Pulp Factory nomination”

Pulp Fiction Reviews on Enter the Jackal

Ron Fortier, via his Pulp Fiction Reviews website, has given Enter the Jackal a rave review. Enter the Jackal is the first book in a planned series featuring The Red Jackal. “This is New Pulp scribe Jonathan Sweet’s plunge into the wonderful world of masked avengers and with this first volume he lands a perfectContinue reading “Pulp Fiction Reviews on Enter the Jackal”

Zorro creator Johnston McCulley 1883-1958

February 2 Zorro creator Johnston McCulley was born on today’s date in 1883 in Ottawa, Illinois. McCulley was the author of hundreds of stories for the pulps and the creator of numerous masked characters. McCulley is one of the many writers featured in The Beginner’s Guide to Pulp Fiction. McCulley introduced Zorro in The CurseContinue reading “Zorro creator Johnston McCulley 1883-1958”

January 1940: The Green Ghost Detective Debuts

The Green Ghost Detective made his debut with the January 1940 issue, of The Ghost Super-Detective 81 years ago. The Green Ghost is one of the many hero pulps included in The Beginner’s Guide to Pulp Fiction, Volume 1. The Green Ghost Detective magazine lasted just seven issues, but went through three name changes inContinue reading “January 1940: The Green Ghost Detective Debuts”