December Best Sellers

These were our top-selling items for December. Christmas seems to have brought out the readers (or at least the book-givers), as we had our best month in the history of the business. (As always, important to remember that we specialize in collectible items and niche categories, so it’s going to look a little different thanContinue reading “December Best Sellers”

Adventure star Arthur D. Howden Smith

December 29 One of the top writers at Adventure, Arthur D. Howden Smith was born on this date in 1887 in New York. He is one of the many authors featured in The Beginner’s Guide to Pulp Fiction, Volume 2. As a teenager, Smith became an apprentice at the New York Evening Post. His careerContinue reading “Adventure star Arthur D. Howden Smith”

Fritz Leiber, Pulp Sword and Sorcery Star

December 24 Legendary sword and sorcery writer Fritz Leiber was born 110 years ago this Christmas Eve. He is one of the writers included in The Beginner’s Guide to Pulp Fiction, Volume 1. One of the leaders of the “sword and sorcery” genre, Leiber did most of his pulp work as the magazines were fadingContinue reading “Fritz Leiber, Pulp Sword and Sorcery Star”

F.R. Buckley, 1896-1976

December 20 Pulp writer Frederick Robert Buckley was born on today’s date in 1896. The English writer, film critic and screenwriter is one of the writers featured in The Beginner’s Guide to Pulp Fiction, Volume 2. Born in Colton, Staffordshire, England, in 1896, he emigrated to the United States in 1915. He went to workContinue reading “F.R. Buckley, 1896-1976”