MEN’S ADVENTURE QUARTERLY #1, “The Most Wanted Wild West Issue”

Recently, I joined forces with Bill Cunningham, head of Pulp 2.0 Press, to launch a new 155-page, full color, 8"x10" magazine that reprints stories and illustrations from men’s adventure magazines…

Talking with Rich Harvey about the Napa Collection and Pulp AdventureCon…

If you’re interested in classic pulp magazines, men’s adventure magazines or vintage paperbacks and you live within reasonable traveling distance of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, that’s where you want to be…

The “killer creature” animal attack covers of MAN’S LIFE magazine…

For many collectors of vintage men’s pulp adventure magazines, issues that feature cover paintings with “killer creature” animal attack scenes are among the most highly prized. And, some of the…

Killer elephants, tigers, snakes and lobsters?…Oh yeah!

Last year, I co-wrote an article about “killer creature” man vs. animal themed stories in vintage men’s adventure magazines for HORRORHOUND, a nicely-produced periodical about horror and science fiction movies,…

Meanwhile, over on the WEASELS RIPPED MY FLESH! Facebook page…

Earlier this year, when we published the WEASELS RIPPED MY FLESH! anthology of men’s adventure magazine stories, my multitalented co-editor Wyatt Doyle also launched the WEASELS RIPPED MY FLESH! Facebook…

Some rare original Wil Hulsey “Good Girl Art” paintings from the Rich Oberg Collection…

Last week, Rich Oberg noticed that I’d done a couple of recent posts about artist Wil Hulsey. So, he emailed me photos of some original Hulsey cover paintings he owns.…

“Weasels Ripped My Flesh” – From MAN’S LIFE magazine to the Mothers of Invention…

My very first post on this blog, back in August of 2009, was about the magazine cover that sparked my initial fascination with men’s adventure magazines: the cover of the…

“Love slave” stories in men’s adventure magazines – featuring evil geishas, evil hippie chicks and more!

Although the men’s adventure magazines published in the 1950s, 1960s and early 1970s often claimed to feature “real stories,” most of their stories were pulp fantasy. I note this because…

Scorpions ripped my flesh! (in men’s pulp magazine art)

Many kinds of “killer creatures” were featured on the covers of men’s adventure magazines in the 1950s and 1960s: big animals, small animals, fish, birds, crabs and various creepy crawlies,…

Girl-crazy gorillas, men’s adventure magazine style…

In the first half of the 20th Century, tales and scenes of gorillas who carried away white women were fairly common in magazines, books and movies from various genres —…

“Monkey Madness” and bloodthirsty baboons

During my recent interview with Dr. David M. Earle, the author of All Man! (the excellent new book about Ernest Hemingway and 1950s men’s magazines), I asked him if he…

Looking for artist Will Hulsey, creator of “Weasels Ripped My Flesh” and much more…

I am a great admirer of the cover paintings and illustrations artist Will Hulsey did for men’s adventure magazines in the Fifties, Sixties and early Seventies. The cover with the…