March 2015

Collectibles Sale Ends Soon!

Posted in Collectibles For Sale on March 29, 2015 @ 11:24 pm

Just a reminder that our two-week sale on Collectibles ends at midnight this coming Tuesday, March 31st.  Until then you can get anything in the section at 20 percent off the original listed price. A number of desirable items have sold since the sale began on March 17th, but I’ve just added a half-dozen more, including a […]

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Collectibles: Spring Cleaning Sale

Posted in Collectibles For Sale on March 20, 2015 @ 12:01 am

Today is the first day of Spring — although you’d never know it here in northern New Jersey, where we’re expecting three to five inches of snow—so it’s time for our Spring Cleaning Sale. Accordingly, prices on most items in our Collectibles for Sale section have been reduced by 20 to 25 percent, effective until […]

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Silent Serials Book Set: Just Two Left!

Posted in Serials on @ 12:00 am

Last week, as the result of an overstock situation, I offered two-volume sets of Murania Press books dealing with silent-era movie serials: Distressed Damsels and Masked Marauders, a history of the form, and The Perils of Pauline: Centennial Edition, our reprinting of the 1914 novelization of the classic chapter play that made Pearl White an […]

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CLASSIC PULP REPRINTS 2015 Slate

Posted in Classic Pulp Reprints,Murania Press,Upcoming Books on March 19, 2015 @ 12:45 am

Although it’s been a long time between issues of Blood ‘n’ Thunder and volumes in our Classic Pulp Reprints series, that doesn’t mean we haven’t been planning and working on Murania’s 2015 slate of releases. The planned double issue of BnT has ballooned into another triple issue (but without a book-length novel this time) that […]

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Birthday Boy: George F. Worts

Posted in Birthday,Pulps on March 16, 2015 @ 5:27 pm

A popular and prolific purveyor of pulp fiction, George Frank Worts was born in Toledo, Ohio, on this day in 1892. There was little about his upbringing to suggest that he would eventually become a ubiquitous presence in such notable rough-paper magazines as Argosy, Blue Book, and Short Stories. The most adventurous thing he had […]

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Overstock Sale for Serial Fans

Posted in Murania Press,Serials on March 13, 2015 @ 4:15 pm

Recently I printed some extra copies of Distressed Damsels and Masked Marauders and The Perils of Pauline: Centennial Edition for a Pearl White birthday commemoration organized by the Fort Lee Film Commission. Unfortunately, circumstances arising at the last minute prevented me from attending the event (which, I’m told, packed the venue), and as a result […]

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Rare and Unique Items Added to Collectibles Section

Posted in Collectibles For Sale on March 8, 2015 @ 10:26 pm

I’ve just added another batch of rare pulps and pulp-related books to the Collectibles For Sale section, including several bound volumes of the legendary Black Mask (previously owned by the magazine’s editor, Kenneth White), three collections of Johnston McCulley novelettes originally published in Detective Story Magazine, and a classic 1936 issue of The Shadow Magazine […]

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