Three short novels of space, in the fine tradition of ’50s pulp. Stories of Earth lost and found, of Earth decadent and pacified, of space battles and time travel and intrigue.
Freelance film editor Tracy is caught up in a drug-smuggling scheme set up by his old partner. A lot less interesting than that sounds, and twice as predictable.
The last independent casino on the Las Vegas Strip has to hold out against a Syndicate-backed gambler trying to break the house’s bank.
Super-cultured human gentlemen face extermination at the hands of their insectoid servitor race, who are in full rebellion, sacking each human castle in turn. A fine tale.
In the future, invading reptilians capture and genetically modify humans. In return, the humans capture and breed their own form of “dragons.”
Originally posted on PulpMags:
We’ve added yet another significant milestone to the Pulp Magazines Project website: issues #1-6 of Hugo Gernsback’s Amazing Stories (April-Sept.…
Frank R. Paul, first major science fiction illustrator, who populated the early Hugo Gernsback magazines of the 1920s and 1930s with his imaginative designs. While he was pretty abysmal at drawing people, Paul was great at making technical-mechanical devices, was bright and garish enough to attract readers to the new genre, and perfectly portrays the Gernsback era of “scientifiction” in art.
From noted science fiction writer Zelazny, an art smuggler finds his ex-partner dead, and is blackmailed by the CIA to perform a favor in return for a cleared murder charge.
So, recently I’ve started merging all my old reviews on here to solidify things; anything posted before July 2011 is …