Pulps Pricings Sales Census: Mystery Novels and Short Stories (Dec. 1939)

MYSTERY NOVELS and SHORT STORIES – Dec. 1939 sold recently on eBay for $153.50 Second issue of 6 of one of the better “Weird Menace” titles. Authors: “Maidens for Bondage” by Arthur J. Burks; “Hall of Crawling Desire” by G. T. Fleming-Roberts (and 2, 3, 4, 5); “Courtship of the Vampire” by Frank Belknap Long, […]

Pulps Pricing Sales Census: All Star Detective Stories (Feb. 1931) and All Star Detective (May 1942)

Here are two recent eBay sales of ALL STAR DETECTIVE:   ALL STAR DETECTIVE STORIES – Feb. 1931 recently sold for $25.87 Authors: “Coffins for Six !” by Erle Stanley Gardner; “The Death Feast” by H. H. Matteson; “The Ghost Canoe” by Leslie McFarlane   No description given “This magazine is from my Uncle’s estate. It […]

Pulp Superhero Index

© Will Murray, All Rights Reserved. Introduction In the years since Robert Weinberg and Lohr McKinstry’s Hero Pulp Index was published, pulp scholarship has exploded. An incredible amount of background information on the heroes of the pulps and their creators has come to light. The true identities behind the previously-impenetrable house names have been determined […]

Altus Press Releases Secret Agent X Vol. 9, Gales & McGill Vol. 2, and Dusty Ayres Vol. 8

The wait is over: we began our line of vintage pulp reprints over 10 years ago with the first Secret Agent X Volume, and finally, Altus Press has completed the series with this month’s release of Secret Agent X: The Complete Series, Volume 9. In addition to reprinting the final five Agent adventures, we’ve also included […]

Secret Agent X: The Complete Series, Volume 9

Secret Agent X: The Complete Series, Volume 9

by G.T. Fleming-Roberts and Paul Chadwick

For 41 issues from 1934 to 1939, SECRET AGENT “X” battled the forces of evil in the pages of his own pulp magazine. Now, for the first time… the complete pulp series is being reprinted in nine deluxe omnibus editions! The text has been reset and all the original interior illustrations have been remastered. This volume contains the final five stories, by G.T. Fleming-Roberts and Paul Chadwick: “Claws of the Corpse Cult,” “The Corpse that Murdered,” “Curse of the Crimson Horde,” “Corpse Contraband” and “Yoke of the Crimson Coterie.” This is THE Secret Agent “X” reprint series to own!

PLUS: the one-shot Captain Hazzard adventure “Python Men of Lost City” by Paul Chadwick!

Announcing New Titles Premiering at Pulpfest 2018

Altus Press is excited to announce its new book releases to premiere at Pulpfest in one month: Available in several formats, these will be available at Pulpfest at Mike Chomko’s table. You will also be able to order them from all the usual online stores and at altuspress.com. Check out the details below: The Complete […]

The Thrilling Heroes Return to Print

After many months, The Thrilling Library has returned to print. Covering 14 books (and counting, Thrilling’s line of hero reprint collections have been remastered and are cheaper than ever: up to 33% cheaper than before! Featuring the adventures of the Black Bat, the Crimson Mask, the Purple Scar, the Masked Detective, The Eagle, George Chance, […]

Diamondstone Archives

Diamondstone Archives

by G.T. Fleming-Roberts, introduction by Will Murray

For six spectacular adventures, Diamondstone: Magician-Sleuth delivered justice with sleight of hand in the pages of the pulps from 1937 to 1939. Written by master pulp scribe G.T. Fleming-Roberts. Includes an introduction by pulp historian Will Murray.

George Chance: The Ghost Archives, Volume 1

George Chance: The Ghost Archives, Volume 1

by G.T. Fleming-Roberts

Magician George Chance, AKA the crime-fighter known as The Ghost, who has done more in the service of the Law than any other man of his generation. Master of the science of criminology, remorseless crime-tracker and criminal catcher! When The Ghost walks, the underworld stirs into deadly life to combat him.

Altus Press Releases Secret Agent X Vol. 8 & Leo Margulies: Giant of the Pulps

Altus Press today officially released its long-awaited Secret Agent X: The Complete Series, Volume 8 which features five more super-sagas of The Man of a Thousand Faces, as well as the well-researched Leo Margulies: Giant of the Pulps—His Thrilling, Exciting, and Popular Journey, written by the great pulp editor’s nephew, Philip Sherman. Get both at a discount from […]

Secret Agent X: The Complete Series, Volume 8

Secret Agent X: The Complete Series, Volume 8

by G.T. Fleming-Roberts and Wayne Rogers

introduction by Tom Johnson

For 41 issues from 1934 to 1939,Secret Agent “X” battled the forces of evil in the pages of his own pulp magazine. Now, for the first time… the complete pulp series is being reprinted in nine deluxe omnibus editions! The text has been reset and all the original interior illustrations have been remastered. This volume contains the next five stories, by G.T. Fleming-Roberts and Wayne Rogers: “Slaves of the Scorpion,” “Satan’s Syndicate,” “The Assassins’ League,” “Plague of the Golden Death” and “Curse of the Mandarin’s Fan.” This is the Secret Agent “X” reprint series to own!

Altus Press Announces Its New Releases for the 2017 Windy City Pulp and Paper Convention

Altus Press is pleased to announce its line of Spring 2017 releases, headlined by the Series 3 of The Argosy Library, which comprises ten collections from the pages of the Frank A. Munsey Company pulps. Other releases include new issues of Famous Fantastic Mysteries—containing an all-new story by Doc Savage creator Lester Dent—as well as […]

Black Mask, Argosy, and Famous Fantastic Mysteries Return to Magazine Format

Altus Press has relaunched full-length magazines of Argosy, Black Mask, and Famous Fantastic Mysteries in periodical format. These three pulp magazine titles were renowned for the high level of quality fiction which they published for decades. Argosy, Black Mask, and Famous Fantastic Mysteries are composed of classic fiction from the backlog of The Frank A. […]

Famous Fantastic Mysteries (Fall 2016)

Famous Fantastic Mysteries (Fall 2016)

by Frederick C. Davis, Paul Ernst, Arthur Leo Zagat, Chandler H. Whipple, G.T. Fleming-Roberts, Wyatt Blassingame, Hugh B. Cave, Wayne Rogers, Kimberly B. Richardson, Henry Treat Sperry, and John H. Knox

The Fall 2016 issue of Famous Fantastic Mysteries is dribbling with the best Weird Menace stories from the Popular Publications vault. Featuring classic stories by Paul Ernst, Arthur Leo Zagat, Hugh B. Cave, and G.T. Fleming-Roberts, this issue is headlined by an all-new story by Kimberly B. Richardson.

Press Release: Argosy, Black Mask, and Famous Fantastic Mysteries Return to Magazine Format

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: www.altuspress.com pr@altuspress.com Featuring NEW stories by Frederick Nebel, Paul Bishop, and Kimberly B. Richardson October 6, 2016 — Three of the most historic pulp fiction magazines of the Twentieth Century are set to return to magazine format. This November, Altus Press will relaunch full-length magazines of Argosy, Black Mask, and Famous Fantastic […]

The Argosy Library Series 2, Including Max Brand, Headlines Altus Press’ Pulp Fiction Releases for Spring 2016

Highlights Include a Never-Before-Reprinted Max Brand Novel Altus Press has been busy with a number of significant new pulp fiction reprint collections—many of which have never before been reprinted. Headlined by Series 2 of our popular Argosy Library series which contains stories by authors such as Max Brand, Norbert Davis, Loring Brent, Ralph Milne Farley, […]

The Dime Detective Library: Series 2 (Seven Book Set)

The Dime Detective Library: Series 2 (Seven Book Set)

by Carroll John Daly, Frederick C. Davis, Norbert Davis, G.T. Fleming-Roberts, T.T. Flynn, and Edith and Ejler Jackobson

This specially-priced set includes all seven books in Series 2 of The Dime Detective Library:

Considered the greatest of all detective pulps to only Black Mask, Dime Detective was the home to dozens of classic, quirky series characters, all with an offbeat twist. Get all of Series 2 at a big discount!

The Complete Cases of Jeffery Wren, Volume 1 - Dime Detective

The Complete Cases of Jeffery Wren, Volume 1 (The Dime Detective Library)

by G.T. Fleming-Roberts

introduction by James T. Roberts

The most polished of author G.T. Fleming-Roberts’ magician detectives, Jeffery Wren battled crime in the pages of Dime Detective for seven adventures. Included in Volume 1 are the first three stories: “No Haunting Allowed,” “The Spirit Was Willing,” and “A Sleight Case of Murder,” along with a bonus Fleming-Roberts story from the pages of Dime Detective: “Dig a Grave for Me.”

Secret Agent "X" - The Complete Series Volume 7

Secret Agent X: The Complete Series, Volume 7

by G.T. Fleming-Roberts

introduction by Tom Johnson

For 41 issues from 1934 to 1939,Secret Agent “X” battled the forces of evil in the pages of his own pulp magazine. Now, for the first time… the complete pulp series is being reprinted in nine deluxe omnibus editions! The text has been reset and all the original interior illustrations have been remastered. This volume contains the next five stories, by G.T. Fleming-Roberts: “The Doom Director,” “Horror’s Handclasp,” “City of Madness,” “Death’s Frozen Formula” and “The Murder Brain.” This is the Secret Agent “X” reprint series to own!

Secret Agent "X" - The Complete Series Volume 6

Secret Agent X: The Complete Series, Volume 6

by G.T. Fleming-Roberts and Paul Chadwick

introduction by Tom Johnson

This volume contains the next five stories, by G.T. Fleming-Roberts and Paul Chadwick: “Brand of the Metal Maiden,” “Dividends of Doom,” “The Fear Merchants,” “Faceless Fury” and “Subterranean Scourge.” This is THE Secret Agent “X” reprint series to own!

Secret Agent X - The Complete Series Volume 5

Secret Agent X: The Complete Series, Volume 5

by Paul Chadwick and G.T. Fleming-Roberts

introduction by Tom Johnson

For 41 issues from 1934 to 1939, Secret Agent “X” battled the forces of evil in the pages of his own pulp magazine. Now, for the first time… the complete pulp series is being reprinted in nine deluxe omnibus editions! The text has been reset and all the original interior illustrations have been remastered. This volume contains the next five stories, by Paul Chadwick and G.T. Fleming-Roberts: “Monarch of Murder,” “Legion of the Living Dead,” “Horde of the Damned,” “Ringmaster of Doom” and “Kingdom of Blue Corpses.” This is the Secret Agent “X” reprint series to own!

Secret Agent X - The Complete Series Volume 4

Secret Agent X: The Complete Series, Volume 4

by Paul Chadwick, Emile C. Tepperman and G.T. Fleming-Roberts

introduction by Will Murray

For 41 issues from 1934 to 1939, Secret Agent “X” battled the forces of evil in the pages of his own pulp magazine. Now, for the first time… the complete pulp series is being reprinted in nine deluxe omnibus editions! The text has been reset and all the original interior illustrations have been remastered. This volume contains the next four stories, by Paul Chadwick, Emile C. Tepperman and G.T. Fleming-Roberts: “Devils of Darkness,” “Talons of Terror,” “The Corpse Cavalcade” and “The Golden Ghoul.” This is the Secret Agent “X” reprint series to own!

Pulp Superhero Index: S

The Scarlet Wizard in Red Star Mystery by “Stuart Towne” (Red Star) 1. V1 #1 June 1940 Ghost of the Undead Clayton Rawson 2. V1 #2 Aug. 1940 Death Out of Thin Air Clayton Rawson 3. V1 #3 Oct. 1940 Claws of Satan Clayton Rawson 4. V1 #4 Dec. 1940 The Enchanted Dagger Clayton Rawson […]

The Pulp Adventures of the Hooded Detective

The Pulp Adventures of the Hooded Detective

by G.T. Fleming-Roberts

introduction by Will Murray

For the first time in one volume, all three adventures of the classic Golden Age hero The Black Hood, taken from the pages of Black Hood Detective and Hooded Detective pulp magazines from 1941-42. Includes an all-new introduction by pulp historian Will Murray.

Pulp Superhero Index: D

Dan Dunn Detective Magazine by “James M. Calvert, Jr.” (C.J.H.) 1. V1 #1 Sep. 1936 Death Before Midnight 2. V1 #2 Nov. 1936 Fight or Die! Dan Fowler in G-Men by “C. K. M. Scanlon” (Beacon/Better) 1. V1 #1 Oct. 1935 Snatch! George Fielding-Eliot 2. V1 #2 Nov. 1935 Bring ‘Em Back Dead George Fielding-Eliot […]

Pulp Superhero Index: C

The Candid Camera Kid in Detective Novels by “John L. Benton” (Better) 1. V3 #3 June 1939 Murder in Pictures Norman A. Daniels 2. V4 #1 Aug. 1939 The Candid Camera Murders Norman A. Daniels 3. V4 #2 Oct. 1939 The Silver Mask Murders Norman A. Daniels 4. V4 #3 Dec. 1939 Negatives of Death […]

Pulp Superhero Index: B

Bill Barnes, Air Adventurer by “George L. Eaton” (Street & Smith) 1. V1 #1 Feb. 1934 Hawks of the Golden Crater Major Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson 2. V1 #2 Mar. 1934 Wings of Death Major Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson 3. V1 #3 Apr. 1934 The Phantom of the Fog Major Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson 4. V1 #4 May 1934 The Sahara […]