Captain Satan debuts – 1938

Captain Satan made its debut with the March 1938 issue. Captain Satan was the temporarily rebranded Strange Detective Mysteries. After two issues in 1937, the magazine – which focused on bizarre detectives – was retitled to focus on Captain Satan. Captain Satan is one of the titles featured in The Beginner’s Guide to Pulp Fiction.Continue reading “Captain Satan debuts – 1938”

Windy City Pulp and Paper rescheduled

The Windy City Pulp and Paper Convention has been rescheduled for September. We still plan on attending and having our books available there. More details below from the show organizers. March 17, 2020 – On March 16, 2020, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker mandated that social gatherings of 50 or more people be cancelled for theContinue reading “Windy City Pulp and Paper rescheduled”

L. Ron Hubbard (1911-1986)

L. Ron Hubbard was born today (March 13) in 1911. Hubbard is one of the many writers featured in The Beginner’s Guide to Pulp Fiction. Known these days as the founder of Scientology, Hubbard was in fact a prolific writer of pulp fantasy, science fiction, adventure, westerns, mysteries and more. Hubbard wrote under his ownContinue reading “L. Ron Hubbard (1911-1986)”