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DESIRABLE ITEMS FOR DISCRIMINATING COLLECTORS OF ADVENTURE, MYSTERY AND MELODRAMA.  ALL PRICES INCLUDE THE COST OF SHIPPING (USPS) AND HANDLING. VINTAGE ITEMS ARE SOLD AS IS; ALL SALES ARE FINAL! NEW LISTINGS WILL BE ADDED FREQUENTLY, SO COME BACK OFTEN!


FANTASTIC ADVENTURES, February 1940, GGA-giant spider cover

The sister magazine to Ray Palmer’s incarnation of Amazing Stories was initially “bedsheet” size; this is one of the earliest issues. Features “The Prince of Mars Returns” by Phil Nowlan, who created the character that became known as Buck Rogers. Classic cover has leggy lady being menaced by a giant spider. Painted by Robert Fuqua. […]

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DETECTIVE TALES, May 1946, 2nd app. John D. MacDonald, file copy

This long-running Popular Publications crime pulp didn’t have the big assortment of recurring characters such as those found in the company’s Black Mask and Dime Detective, but it published a good deal of excellent fiction in the Forties. He sold one short story to a pulp in 1936 and spent ten years (with World War […]

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Vintage Movie Script: THE TERRIBLE PEOPLE, 1928 serial based on Edgar Wallace novel

Here’s another one-of-a-kind item tied to a long-lost movie serial from the silent era. The Terrible People (1928 Pathé) adapted the Edgar Wallace mystery novel of the same title (but originally serialized in Detective Story Magazine as The Gallows Hand). George Arthur Gray’s script faithfully adapts the Wallace story but adds a grotesque mystery figure […]

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INDEX TO THE SCIENCE-FANTASY PUBLISHERS, 1966

Baltimore-based SF fans Mark Owings and Jack L. Chalker compiled this 86-page reference work, which indexes the outputs of small-press publishers catering to SF and fantasy-fiction collectors. It lists the publications of Arkham House, Gnome Press, Fantasy Press, Shasta, and many others. Individual entries offer story titles and issue points when applicable. The original work […]

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THE CAVE GIRL, Edgar Rice Burroughs, 1934 British edition

This is the 1934 Methuen reprint of Burroughs’ 1913 novel, first published in All-Story Weekly and issued in hard covers by McClurg in 1925. The British edition published by Methuen uses the same J. Allen St. John painting done for the American edition’s dust jacket. This copy is a true Fine, tight and clean, with […]

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