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PULPED! A Blog About Pulp And All The Places...

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Although I’m sure that there’s certain decorum for writing blog posts that prohibit fanboy type moments, I am choosing at this point-if such rules...

What Is All This Then?

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EXTREMELY SHORT SUMMARY Lots of fans sign up for free memberships to read cool, fannish, free stuff: Advertisers pay to advertise: Ad revenue is used...

No. 3 – Jules Verne, From The Earth To The Moon,...

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Jules Verne hovers between number two and number three on the list of the most translated books worldwide and I think it’s deserved. He became...
Jack Speer

The Clubhouse: Common language

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I said last time that I wasn't going to debate the definition of "fan" here. But one of the most important defining characteristics of...

No. 1 – Philip Francis Nowlan, Buck Rogers, and Military SF.

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I’m both stunned and excited by the comeback of Amazing Stories and that I have become a part of this historic process. And it...

Sword & Sorcery – What’s In A Name?

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Sword & Sorcery has become a term of derision since the 1980s. There are good reasons for this but much of that derision is...

The Clubhouse Revenant

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Hello, I'm Leah Zeldes and I'm a fan. I have been a fan since 1973, not long after I discovered the concept of fandom in...

Captain Marvel vs The Right Stuff

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One of the ways writer Kelly Sue DeConnick is developing the new Captain Marvel is by giving her firm links to the history and...

Demolition

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I was going to devote this initial essay to The Shaver Mystery, that forties phenomenon masterminded by Raymond Palmer which put science fiction for...