Altus Press Releases The Major Vol. 2 and The Moon Man Vol. 4

Altus Press continues the reprinting of two of our most-requested series:

A Matter of Range: The Complete Adventures of the Major, Volume 2 by L. Patrick Greene continues the complete reprinting of the long-running series starring the roguish Illicit Diamond Buyer and his companion, Jim the Hottentot, as they right wrongs in Rhodesia.

We also continue the Moon Man series by Frederick C. Davis. Volume 4 contains five more Moon Man adventures, as well as an all-new introduction by Andrew Salmon.


A Matter of Range: The Complete Adventures of the Major, Volume 2A Matter of Range: The Complete Adventures of the Major, Volume 2

$19.95$29.95

by L. Patrick Greene

Join Aubrey St. John Major—AKA the Major—and his faithful companion, Jim the Hottentot, on their adventures across the diamond country of Africa. This collection includes the next nine stories, along with another rare, never-before reprinted story by Greene.

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The Complete Adventures of the Moon Man, Volume 4: 1935The Complete Adventures of the Moon Man, Volume 4: 1935

$24.95$34.95

by Frederick C. Davis, introduction by Andrew Salmon

One of the strangest pulp heroes is finally available from Altus Press! Created by pulp fiction legend Frederick C. Davis for the pages of the ultra-rare title, Ten Detective Aces, the Moon Man fought the forces of the underworld in 38 unforgettable tales. Volume 4 collects the next five stories from this series: “Ghoul’s Gamble,” “The Silver Snare,” “The Crimson Shrine,” “Satan’s Stepson” and “The Silver Spectre.” And it includes an all-new introduction by Moon Man expert Andrew Salmon.

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Pulps Pricings Sales Census: Popular Fiction Magazine (November 1931)

POPULAR FICTION MAGAZINE – Nov. 1931 recently sold on eBay for “Buy It Now” of $60.00POPULAR FICTION MAGAZINE - Nov. 1931

First Issue as this title. It had previously been the scarce MAN STORIES, and after POPULAR FICTION, the equally scarce NICKEL DETECTIVE MAGAZINE with 6 issues, finally ending up as STRANGE DETECTIVE STORIES with 4 issues.

Authors: “The Flaming Skull” by Hugh B. Cave;
“Jungle Fate” by L. Patrick Greene;
“The Boast of Mat Drus” by Murray Leinster;
“Fo ’c ’s ’le” by Frank J. Leahy;
“Island Vultures” by Jacland Marmur;
“The Suite in Soho” by Cyril Plunkett
Excellent round-robin of Pulp writers.

The dealer just said, “…complete issue,” but appears to be an extremely nice copy.

Bookery say: “Scarce” $30.00 – $75.00 – $150.00

ENJOY PULPS – David Lee Smith