The FictionMags Index


Contents Lists


PreviousMagazine Issue IndexTable-of-Contents



    Blood ’n’ Thunder:   (about)



    Blood ’n’ Thunder [#1, Summer 2002] ed. Ed Hulse (MGT Media Services; Baldwin NY, $6.00, 36pp, quarto)
    cover reproduces cover of 1924 first edition of The Green Archer. Mark Trost, publisher. Details supplied by Denny Lien.
    • 4 · About This Issue · Ed Hulse · ed
    • 5 · Pulp Page to Silver Screen · Ed Hulse · cl [Ref. Claude Rister]; on adaptation of Claude Rister’s June 1932 Wild West story “Tombstone Canyon” into 1932 Ken Maynard movie of same name.
    • 7 · From the Top Shelf · Ed Hulse · lr; reviews of June 1934 Adventure and April 1938 Crime Busters.
    • 9 · Airwave Adventures · Mark Trost · ar; on the Superman radio show.
    • 12 · Tricks of the Trade: Fiction Market, Compiled at the Palmer Building from Daily Reports · [uncredited] · ar Writer’s Markets and Methods 1936
    • 16 · The Green Archer · Ed Hulse · ar [Ref. Edgar Wallace]; on the 1923/24 Edgar Wallace novel and the (mostly lost) 1925 movie serial adapted from it.
    • 25 · Tentacles of Doom [Wade Hammond] · Paul Chadwick · ss Ten Detective Aces August 1933
    • 36 · [back cover] · [uncredited] · cv Mystery Tales September 1939



    Blood ’n’ Thunder [#3, Winter 2003] ed. Ed Hulse (MGT Media Services, $6.00, 36pp, quarto)
    Cover reproduces cover of first edition of Fantomas (Brentano’s, 1915). Details supplied by Denny Lien.








    Blood ’n’ Thunder [#10, Spring 2005] ed. Ed Hulse (Ed Hulse; Morris Plains, NJ, $6.00, 32pp, quarto)
    cover reproduces cover of January 10, 1925 issue of Short Stories. Details supplied by Denny Lien.
    • 4 · The Contents Page · Ed Hulse · ed
    • 5 · Charles B. Stilson—An Early Scientific Romancer · Chris W. Malins · ar [Ref. Charles B. Stilson]
    • 7 · Archie Bitner and the Spider: The Case of the Missing “Master” · Will Murray · ar; suggesting identity of pseudonymous “Wayne Rogers”.
    • 12 · Pirates in Paperback · Gary Lovisi · ar
    • 17 · The Classic That Might Have Been: How THE ELECTRIC MAN Became MAN-MADE MONSTER · John Soister · ar
    • 24 · The Glories of Short Stories: Part One—The Twenties · Ed Hulse · ar



    Blood ’n’ Thunder [#12/13, Fall 2005/Winter 2006] ed. Ed Hulse (Ed Hulse; Morris Plains, NJ, $12.00, 64pp, quarto)
    cover reproduces cover of February 1912 issue of Adventure. Details supplied by Denny Lien.
    • 4 · The Editor’s Page · Ed Hulse · ed
    • 5 · From the Reading Room · Ed Hulse · br
    • 6 · Series Spotlight · Monte Herridge · cl [Ref. G. T. Fleming-Roberts]; on the Hilary House detective series of G.T. Fleming-Roberts.
    • 9 · Tricks of the Trade · Alfred Jan · cl [Ref. Cornell Woolrich]; on Cornell Woolrich’s “double dipping”.
    • 12 · The Amazing Adventure of Old Marvel, or, A Baffling Mystery · Joe Rainone · ar; on an 1884 story paper detective.
    • 17 · Mystery Ranch: The Origin of “Western Gothic” Cinema · Joe McNeill & Steven Korn · ar; on a 1932 movie.
    • 22 · An Author in Search of His Genre: Talbot Mundy’s Earliest Stories · Brian Taves · ar [Ref. Talbot Mundy]
    • 33 · A Beezark from the Bozarks · John Locke · ar [Ref. Thomas Thursday]; on the stories of Thomas Thursday.
    • 45 · The Glories of Short Stories: Part Two—The Thirties · Ed Hulse · ar



    Blood ’n’ Thunder [#15, Summer 2006] ed. Ed Hulse (Ed Hulse; Morris Plains, NJ, $6.00, 32pp, quarto)
    cover reproduces cover of August 1936 issue of The Spider. Details supplied by Denny Lien.
    • 4 · The Editor’s Page · Ed Hulse · ed
    • 5 · Cliffhanger Classics: The Mysteries of Myra · Ed Hulse · cl; on 1916 silent serial.
    • 10 · Happy Hundreth, Herman! · Ed Hulse & Mark Heller · iv [Ref. Herman Brix]
    • 13 · My Dinner with Nita: Remembering Iris Meredith · Ed Hulse · ar [Ref. Iris Meredith]; on actress who played Nita in 1936 serial The Spider’s Web.
    • 17 · Dissed & Dismissed · Daniel J. Neyer · ar; on underrated movie serials.
    • 24 · Jungle Mysteries · Brian Taves · ar [Ref. Talbot Mundy]; on Talbot Mundy’s The Ivory Trail and its film serial and radio adaptations.


    Blood ’n’ Thunder [#16, Fall 2006] ed. Ed Hulse (Ed Hulse; Morris Plains, NJ, $6.00, 32pp, quarto)
    cover reproduces cover of December 1935 issue of Black Mask. Details supplied by Denny Lien.
    • 4 · The Editor’s Page · Ed Hulse · ed
    • 5 · Series Spotlight: Senor Arnaz de Lobo, Soldier of Fortune · Monte Herridge · cl [Ref. Erle Stanley Gardner]; on Erle Stanley Gardner’s Detective Fiction Weekly series character.
    • 8 · Pulp Page to Silver Screen: Smart Blonde · Ed Hulse · cl [Ref. Frederick Lewis Nebel]; on 1937 movie and the Feb 1936 Black Mask story it was based on, “No Hard Feelings” by Frederick Lewis Nebel.
    • 11 · Tricks of the Trade: An Interview with the Editor of Black Mask · August Lenniger · ar Writer’s Digest 1929
    • 14 · Remembering Redsie: A Brief Tribute to Grace Culver · Will Murray · ar [Ref. Jean Francis Webb]; on series in Black Mask by “Roswell Brown” (Jean Francis Webb).
    • 16 · Doan, Carstairs & Ludwig: When Philosophy Intersected with Fiction · Alfred Jan · ar [Ref. Ludwig Wittgenstein]; on Ludwig Wittgenstein’s fondness for detective pulp stories, especially those of Norbert Davis.
    • 20 · Tough Guys and Deadly Dames: The British Gangster Digests · Gary Lovisi · ar
    • 24 · Cap Shaw and His “Great and Regular Fellows”: The Making of The Hard-Boiled Omnibus · E. R. Hagemann · ar [Ref. Joseph Thompson Shaw]


    Blood ’n’ Thunder [#17, Spring 2007] ed. Ed Hulse (Ed Hulse; Morris Plains, NJ, $6.00, 32pp, quarto)
    cover reproduces cover of November 1939 issue of Phantom Detective. Details supplied by Denny Lien.
    • 5 · The Editor’s Page · Ed Hulse · ed
    • 6 · Series Spotlight: Judith Gerard: Intrepid Hollywood Reporter · Alfred Jan · cl; on series character in Snappy: Illustrated Fun and Fiction.
    • 9 · Tricks of the Trade: How Not to Write a Hero-Pulp Novel; Anatomy of an Outline · Mark Trost · ar [Ref. Charles S. Strong]; analysis of Charles Strong’s outline for proposed Phantom Detective novel “Money Mad Murders”.
    • 13 · In Their Own Words: C.L. Catherine Moore · C. L. Moore · bg Fantasy Magazine June 1936, as “An Autobiographical Sketch of C.L. Moore”; an untitled autobiographical sketch.
    • 15 · Cliffhanger Classics: Behind the Scenes at Universal City · Ed Hulse · cl; mostly historic photographs.
    • 19 · The Name Is the Game—or Is It? · Neil Mechem · ar; on market for autographed pulp material.
    • 22 · The Cowled Nemesis: Lester Dent’s Unpublished Stab at a Western-Pulp Series Hero · Will Murray · ar [Ref. Lester Dent]
    • 23 · The Cowled Nemesis · Lester Dent · uw; outline for an unsold story.


    Blood ’n’ Thunder [#18, Summer 2007] ed. Ed Hulse (Ed Hulse; Morris Plains, NJ, $6.00, 32pp, quarto)
    cover reproduces cover of November 1930 issue of Five Novels Monthly. Details supplied by Denny Lien.
    • 5 · The Editor’s Page · Ed Hulse · ed
    • 6 · Series Spotlight: The Casebook of Fergus O’Breen · Ron E. LaFebvre · cl [Ref. Anthony Boucher]; on the Anthony Boucher character.
    • 11 · The Best of L. Ron Hubbard: An Aficionado’s Top Picks · Rex W. Layton · ar [Ref. L. Ron Hubbard]; annotated lists broken down by genre.
    • 19 · The Killing of Harold Shea: How a Literary Jousting Match Became Part of Pulp Lore · Your Intrepid Reporter · ar [Ref. L. Ron Hubbard]; on scene in LRH’s “The Case of the Friendly Corpse”.
    • 22 · Neil Martin: Forgotten Chronicler of Sleuths and Seamen · Wayne Leighton · ar


    Blood ’n’ Thunder [#19, Winter 2008] ed. Ed Hulse (Ed Hulse; Morris Plains, NJ, $6.00, 28pp, quarto)
    cover reproduces cover of September 1935 issue of Spicy Mystery Stories. Details supplied by Denny Lien.
    • 6 · The Editor’s Page · Ed Hulse · ed
    • 7 · Series Spotlight: Crimes of the Year 2000 · Monte Herridge · cl [Ref. Ray Cummings]; on Ray Cummings’ series in Detective Fiction Weekly.
    • 11 · Putting the “Ash” in Trash: The Spicy Ashcan Issues · Ed Hulse · ar
    • 17 · The Secret of Fear Cay: Lester Dent’s Shocking Surprise · Will Murray · ar [Ref. Lester Dent]; on temporary mental breakdown Dent suffered while writing the novel.
    • 22 · The Three Daring Divas of Paperback Pulp Fiction · Gary Lovisi · ar [Ref. Vin Packer, Ann Bannon & Julie Ellis]; on Vin Packer, Ann Bannon, and Julie Ellis.


    Blood ’n’ Thunder [#20, Spring 2008] ed. Ed Hulse (Ed Hulse; Morris Plains, NJ, $6.00, 28pp, quarto)
    cover reproduces cover of November 1935 issue of Adventure. Details supplied by Denny Lien.
    • 4 · The Editor’s Page · Ed Hulse · ed
    • 5 · Tricks of the Trade: Writers A-Wing · Arch Whitehouse · ar Writer’s Digest October 1931; on air pulp markets.
    • 10 · From the Top Shelf: Adventure’s Silver Anniversary Issue · Ed Hulse · lr; on the November 1935 issue of Adventure.
    • 15 · Adventurous Airwaves: Sam Spade on the Radio [Part 1 of 2] · Martin Grams · cl
    • 21 · Cliffhanger Classics · Ed Hulse · cl; on the 1928 serial The Tiger’s Shadow and 1929 serial The Fire Detective.


    Blood ’n’ Thunder [#21, Summer 2008] ed. Ed Hulse (Ed Hulse; Morris Plains, NJ, $6.00, 28pp, quarto)
    cover reproduces cover of June 1937 issue of Dime Detective Magazine. Details supplied by Denny Lien.


    Blood ’n’ Thunder [#22/23, Spring 2009] ed. Ed Hulse (Ed Hulse; Morris Plains, NJ, $11.95, 103pp, quarto)
    cover reproduces Norman Saunders artwork from April 1939 issue of Marvel Science Stories. Details supplied by Denny Lien.
    • 4 · Editorial Comments · Ed Hulse · ed
    • 8 · Convention Corner · Ed Hulse · cl; previews of upcoming pulp conventions.
    • 14 · Series Spotlight: Click Rush, the Gadget Man · Will Murray · cl [Ref. Lester Dent]; on Lester Dent series character in Crime Busters.
    • 18 · Pulp Page to Silver Screen: The Return of Wild Bill · Ed Hulse · cl [Ref. Walt Coburn]; on Walt Coburn’s “The Block K Rides Tonight” and 1940 movie made from it, The Return of Wild Bill.
    • 27 · Tricks of the Trade · [uncredited] · ex from The Stories Editors Buy and Why, 1921
    • _27 · Argosy All-Story Weekly · Elliot Balestier · ar The Stories Editors Buy and Why ed. Jean Wick, Small, Maynard & Company, 1921
    • _28 · Detective Story Magazine · Frank E. Blackwell · ar The Stories Editors Buy and Why ed. Jean Wick, Small, Maynard & Company, 1921
    • _30 · Adventure · Arthur Sullivant Hoffman · ar The Stories Editors Buy and Why ed. Jean Wick, Small, Maynard & Company, 1921
    • _31 · People’s Magazine · Archie Sessions · ar The Stories Editors Buy and Why ed. Jean Wick, Small, Maynard & Company, 1921
    • _33 · The Popular Magazine · Charles Agnew MacLean · ar The Stories Editors Buy and Why ed. Jean Wick, Small, Maynard & Company, 1921
    • _35 · Short Stories · Harry E. Maule · ar The Stories Editors Buy and Why ed. Jean Wick, Small, Maynard & Company, 1921
    • 36 · Cliffhanger Classics: The Adventures of Smiling Jack · Ed Hulse · cl; on the 1943 Universal serial.
    • 46 · The Predecessors of John Sunlight · Tom Barnett · ar; on Rasputin and Fu Manchu as possible inspirations for the Doc Savage antagonist.
    • 56 · Norman Saunders: Master of Illustration Art · David Saunders · ar; illustrated by Norman Saunders [Ref. Norman Saunders]; heavily illustrated with NS artwork.
    • 70 · Glorifying the American Goon · John Locke · ar; on gangster pulps, variant of JL’s introduction to 2008 anthology Gang Pulp.
    • 92 · Introducing the Mask: The Mask Strikes · [uncredited] · cs Exciting Comics (comic) April 1940; which adapted 1939 pulp novel The Brand of the Black Bat.



NextMagazine Issue IndexTable-of-Contents