Category Archives: Pulp fiction

Pulp Friday: Number 96 paperback tie-ins

Like the television show they were based on, today’s Pulp Friday offering, Number 96 paperback tie-ins, contain nudity, sex, free love, devil worship, infidelity and murder. The Australian TV soap opera Number 96 depicted the lives of the residents of a fictitious block of … Continue reading

The mysterious life of David Goodis

Literary obscurity is a curious beast. Why do some writers get discovered and stay famous, while others, perhaps just as good, possibly even better, remain undiscovered or burn brightly for a brief period only to become completely unknown? Is it … Continue reading

Pulp Friday: The Art of Robert E McGinnis

My first Pulp Friday post for 2015 is a selection of pulp paperback covers from my collection illustrated by Robert E McGinnis. I have been keen to do a McGinnis related post on this site ever since picking up a copy … Continue reading

Pulp Friday: Shake Him Till He Rattles

Drifting between a very cool girl and a very warm one… A funky nighttime love story, so vivid you can taste it, hear it, feel it… Today’s Pulp Friday is a story of sexual jealously, drug use, lost opportunities and jazz, … Continue reading

Pulp Friday: Nurse in Vietnam

                              While Sydney-based Horwitz Publications was Australia’s largest pulp publisher, it was not the only one. Cleveland Publishing Company, publisher of today’s Pulp Friday offering, Nurse … Continue reading