The Art of Fiction Magazines
published by Collectors Press
Available on Amazon
Winner of the "Pop Culture Book of the Year" 1999 by The Independent Publisher's Association
Explore the rollicking, rip-roaring era of pulp fiction. From its origins in the late nineteenth century, when adventure stories reigned, through almost six decades of slinking sleuths, galloping ghouls, nitty-gritty gals, and invincible warriors, pulp magazines transported readers into new territories of the mind. Join us in this nostalgic visual journey through the world of pulps.
A journeyman author and editor, Frank M. Robinson has worked for magazines such as Science Digest and Playboy. He's written a number of books including the thriller The Power, made into the movie of the same name. Lately he's authored The Dark Beyond the Stars and Waiting... both science-fiction novels.
Lawrence Davidson has been a buyer at Cody's Books in Berkeley, California, since 1977. As founder of Probabilities, a show for KPFA radio in Berkeley, he's interviewed hundreds of authors, including Louis L'Amour, and Hugh B. Cave who wrote for the old-time pulps.
10.5" x 11", 208 Pages, 440 Full-color images, Hardcover w / jacket