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Schedule of Events

July 31, 2014 / 2 comments

PulpFest 2014 will start on Thursday, August 7th. The dealers’ room will be open to registered sellers to set up their displays from 4 to 11 PM. Ohio State’s Thompson Library will also offer a free lecture at 4:30 PM. Early registration for all convention attendees will take place outside the dealers’ room from 5 to 9 PM….

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The Pulpster 23 Final Cover

Buy THE PULPSTER

August 27, 2014 / 0 comments

Copies of the latest issue of The Pulpster are now available for purchase from Mike Chomko, Books. A longstanding tradition cherished by attendees of summer pulp cons, The Pulpster #23 was released at PulpFest 2014. The new number focuses on the 75th anniversary of the blossoming of science fiction’s Golden Age, when fantastic fiction “grew up.” Additionally, the magazine also examines the…

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Start Making Plans for PulpFest 2015

August 10, 2014 / 0 comments

PulpFest 2014 is drawing to a close, but there is still time to get in on the action. The dealers’ room will be open from 9 AM until 2 PM today. With most of our dealers getting ready to head for home, our admission for the day is only $5 which includes a copy of our…

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And the Winner Is . . .

August 9, 2014 / 0 comments

J. Randolph Cox has been named the winner of the 2014 Munsey Award. Nominated by the general pulp community, Randy was selected through a vote by all the living Lamont, Munsey, and Rusty Award winners. The award is a fine art print by Dan Zimmer of a painting by David Saunders and is presented annually to a person who has worked for the…

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PulpFest 2014 Continues . . .

August 9, 2014 / 0 comments

There’s still time to get in on the action. The dealers’ room will be open today from 9 AM to 4:45 PM and from 9 AM to 2 PM on Sunday. Our Saturday afternoon programming will start at 1 PM when Ron Fortier will moderate a New Pulp Fiction Panel on “The Fun of Writing Pulp Fiction.” It will be followed by two…

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PulpFest 2014 Underway

August 8, 2014 / 0 comments

PulpFest 2014 got underway on Thursday evening with early-bird shopping starting at 6 PM and a full slate of programming starting at 8 PM. Now, in just two hours, the PulpFest 2014 dealers’ room will be open to all. Upon entry to the Hyatt’s spacious exhibition hall, collectors will be greeted by more than 100 tables filled with…

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PulpFest 2014 Begins Today

August 7, 2014 / 0 comments

PulpFest 2014 will begin today at 4 PM, as our dealers begin to erect their displays for “Summer’s Great Pulp Con!” All members will be able to register for the convention from 5 to 9 PM, right outside our dealers’ room. There will be early-bird shopping in the dealers’ room from 6 to 10 PM for loyal attendees who help to defray the…

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Safe Journey

August 6, 2014 / 0 comments

PulpFest 2014 will begin tomorrow, August 7th. Dealer set-up will take place from 4 to 11 PM. All members will be able to register for the convention from 5 to 9 PM, right outside our dealers’ room. There will be early-bird shopping in the dealers’ room from 6 to 10 PM for loyal attendees who help to defray the convention’s…

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PulpFest Primer

August 5, 2014 / 0 comments

PulpFest 2014 will begin on Thursday, August 7th, at 4 PM, as our dealers begin to erect their displays for “Summer’s Great Pulp Con!” All members will be able to register for the convention from 5 to 9 PM, right outside our dealers’ room. There will be early-bird shopping in the dealers’ room from 6 to 10…

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Altus Press

PulpFest Premiers

August 4, 2014 / 0 comments

As they do every year, a number of publishers have chosen to roll out new titles at PulpFest 2014. Age of Aces, Altus Press and Black Dog Books will be premiering reprints of pulp classics from the past, while Airship 27 and Meteor House will debut new work inspired by the great fiction of the past. And…

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Why PulpFest?

August 3, 2014 / 0 comments

Tonight, we thought that we would share a short essay written by Walker Martin based on something he had recently posted on Yahoo’s Pulpmags newsgroup. Walker, who writes about pulp collecting for Steve Lewis’ Mystery*File blog, has been a reader and collector for over sixty years. In 1997, he received the Lamont Award at Pulpcon 26 in Bowling Green, Ohio. We’re proud to…

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