Early pulp SF tale features invisible man-eating monsters from the bottom of the sea, World War I submarine warfare, and a mad scientist named MacBeard.
The sleepy towns and pristine wilderness deep in the Appalachias house dark and sinister evil, and various inhuman monsters. It’s up to John the Balladeer to set things right.
Entertaining romp where feisty Norse merchant-prince Ragnarr takes on the empire of Crete, because a Cretan prince stole his girlfriend. Lots of sword-battles and sea-fights.
A collection of the greatest science fiction stories and novellas from the year 1943, with notes by Asimov. A great selection, with many excellent authors and stories represented.
Irascible Irish rogue gets caught up in a treasure hunt to track down the secret of the powerful space-drives, with an attractive Earth Government secret agent tagging along.
Two old-school science fiction tales from the end of the pulp era: aliens invade a New Mexico army base, and fringe-planet raiders fight an empire to retain their freedom.
A small army of dead soldiers from the World Wars is recruited into a war between two alternate futures, to determine which future has the right to exist. Pulpy action funtime go!
I really dig Ed Emsh’s style; at his best, his book and magazine covers are vibrant and dynamic. I’ll let these high(er)-res covers speak for themselves: an assortment from books (mostly Ace and Pyramid paperbacks), pulps, and digest magazines, from the early 1950s to late-1960s. I put them in rough chronological order.
Everyman farmer is transported to Asgard to help win Ragnarök by making guns for the Norse Gods. Only problem is he can’t, being a farmer and not a “real” hero and all.
Four people venture to the end of Earth’s future to prevent a nekrotic plague of pure negative energy from destroying all of time. Along the way, they make a lengthy pitstop.
Returning to John Carter of Mars. The continuation and conclusion of the previous novel: more intrigues with the White and Black Martians, a planet to win and a princess to save.