Windy City Pulp Stories No.13 by Tom Roberts (editor)

$14.95

The 100th anniversary of Fu Manchu, Sax Rohmer, along with the 90th anniversary recognition of the appearance of the science fiction and fantasy magazines such as Amazing Stories, Wonder Stories, Strange Tales and Weird Tales.

Description

Articles and studies celebrating the 100th anniversary of the appearance of one of the most enduring villains in the history of fiction, Dr. Fu Manchu, and his creator, Sax Rohmer, along with the 90th anniversary recognition of the appearance of the science fiction and fantasy magazines such as Amazing Stories, Wonder Stories, Strange Tales and Weird Tales.

A must have collectible for anyone who appreciates the pulp magazine era and its history!


CONTENTS

Section Head

  • “Fu Manchu: The First Hundred Years,” by William Patrick Maynard
  • “Sax Rohmer, Creator of Villianous Characters, Says Gangsters Doomed,” by Gene Cohn (a newly discovered 1931 interview)
  • Fu Manchu Photo Gallery
  • “The Art of Making Villains,” (a 1924 article on Rohmer)
  • “The Fraudulent Fu Manchu,” by Rick Lai

Weird Tales

  • “Editors You Want to Know: Farnsworth Wright,” by E. Hoffmann Price
  • “Printing Company Occupies Washington Street Plant,” (1924 newspaper clipping about the printer of Weird Tales)
  • Farnsworth Wright correspondence to Donald Wandrei, 1932
  • Weird Tales Club card
  • “The Psycho-Mystic, Horror and Weird Story Field,” by Joseph Lichtblau
  • “Market Requirements Pseudo-Scientific Magazines, 1936” (trade journal article)

Special Fiction Section

  • “Ooze,” by Anthony Rud (reprinted from Weird Tales v.1 n1, 1923)

The Science Fiction Magazines

  • “Novelty—The Essential of Science Fiction,” by Charles D. Hornig
  • “The Science Fiction Field,” by Leigh Brackett
  • “E.E. ‘Doc’ Smith Correspondence to Jack Darrow, 1931-1938,” by Doug Ellis

Art Focus

  • “J.C. Coll: A Retrospective Gallery,” by Tom Roberts
  • “Margaret Brundage,” by Robert Weinberg and R.A. Everts

Film Focus

  • “From Pulp to the Silver Screen, 2013,” by Ed Hulse

First book publication

Trade paperback / 138 pages

Cover art by Margaret Brundage

REVIEWS

Multiple Five Star reviews on Amazon.

Additional information

Weight 9.3 oz
Dimensions 9 x 6 x 1 in