Review: The Pulps: A Yearly Guide by Jess Nevins

The Pulps: A Yearly Guide by Jess Nevins This book takes a decidedly different approach to the pulps. And that’s what makes it a useful guide for anyone looking to learn more about this genre. Nevins analyzes the pulps by looking at the stats behind them year by year from 1918 to 1953. That meansContinue reading “Review: The Pulps: A Yearly Guide by Jess Nevins”

Book Review: Sherlock Holmes: The Affair of the Chronic Argonaut

Sherlock Holmes: The Affair of the Chronic Argonaut by Fred Adams Jr./Published by Pro Se Press * 5/5 stars I feel like a broken record every time I review a Fred Adams Jr. book. But it’s worth saying again: Adams is quite possibly the best writer working in new pulp today. I have yet toContinue reading “Book Review: Sherlock Holmes: The Affair of the Chronic Argonaut”

Book Review: The Adventures of Coffin Kirk

The Adventures of Coffin Kirk by Arch Whitehouse/Published by Age of Aces * 5/5 stars This one is a collection of vintage pulp aviation stories, all published in Flying Aces magazine from 1937 to 1941. I’ll sum it up in one word: fun. Coffin Kirk is pulpy escapism at its best. Our protagonist is BrianContinue reading “Book Review: The Adventures of Coffin Kirk”

Review: Operator #5 – The Red Invader Radio Archives audiobook

Operator #5: The Red Invader * 2016 audiobook by Radio Archives* *3.5/5 stars* Listened to the Radio Archives audio version (5 CDs) of The Red Invader, the first time I’ve listened to one of the Operator #5 stories as an audiobook, so this review is two-fold: the story and the audio presentation/experience This classic pulpContinue reading “Review: Operator #5 – The Red Invader Radio Archives audiobook”