It’s been a few weeks since I’ve posted on here, but there’s plenty to talk about, what with PulpFest just concluding, etc. But In the past few weeks I’ve encountered some cool books which I think Altus Press fans would dig.
The first of which is the magazine Pulpdom, published by Camille Cazedessus. Caz recently sent me two sample issues of the the mag, and they are great. If you like to read about the nuances of the pulps from ca. 1880 ’til their demise, Pulpdom is for you.
But first, a bit about the title. Caz has been been publishing it since 1997, and the 56th issue just came out. What’s really nice is that images are beautiful and in color. The sample issues contained a plethora of pics and articles on the early days of Argosy as well as the pulp writings of the sons of Edgar Rice Burroughs.
Pulpdom retails for $30 for a five issue subscription. Contact me for details.
Another thing to check out is Anthony Schiavino’s Sergeant Zero comic book. No, it’s not out yet, but what I’ve seen via samples looks great. The art is beautiful, and it’s obvious he’s put a lot of thought and effort into the typography and lettering in order to make the art look as authentic as possible.
What I really like about this is that Anthony’s working hard to have several issues done before the first issue is released. This is one of the worst problems comics faces these days: creators who start a series, but just slack off, leaving readers hanging for months (and sometimes years). This won’t happen with Sergeant Zero.
Take a look around his website, pulptone.com, and see for yourself how good Sergeant Zero looks. And let’s get a publisher to get this in comic stores!