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Paperback Fanatic 11

Posted by demonik on August 21, 2009

Justin Marriott (ed.) – Paperback Fanatic #11 (August, 2009)

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Contents

Editorial:
Fanatical Mail – Paperback fanatics from around the world have their say!
AGRO! – The Fanatic continues its look at Hell’s Angels pulps
Thirty Years Behind The Typewriter – Classic Steve Holland interview with versatile author Peter Leslie
I’ve Been Up So Long – Fanatic interviews publishing maverick Mark Howell. The NEL editor’s reminiscences of life with Laurence James, Jim Moffatt, Peter Haining, Bob Tanner & Co.
The Lives And Loves Of James Moffatt – Fanatic investigates the many pen-names of Richard ‘Skinhead’ Allen
Take A Journey to Dimension X – The Fanatic studies the ‘Jeffrey Lord’ sword and sorcery series Blade
A Green Dog Trumpeting – The Fanatic interviews Ian Miller one of the most idiosyncratic and distinctive of all paperback artists whose work includes The Sucking Pit, Errol LeCale’s Zombie, and the striking covers for the Panther reprints of Lovecraft’s At The Mountains Of Madness and The Case Of Charles Dexter Ward.

Edited by Justin Marriott : justinATjustincuitprint.free-online.co.uk
Designed by Glenn B Fleming : gbf15AThotmail.co.uk
Published August 2009: contact www.thepaperbackfanatic.com

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Paperback Fanatic 5

Posted by demonik on June 20, 2009

Justin Marriott (ed.) – Paperback Fanatic 5 (December, 2007)

Adrian Salmen

Adrian Salmon

Fanatical Thoughts: News, updates, letters, gossip.

Big Bob Tralins Bites Back: An exclusive interview with the legendary US sleaze author who lets rip on his own experiences in the pulp industry.

Bugged! The Invasion Of The Paperback Nasties: A huge overview of the ‘nasty’ phenomenon of the 1970s, covering books such as Eat Them Alive, Squelch, Maggots, Killer Flies, Slugs, Fangs and many, many more! Pierce Nace, Donald F. Glut, Edward Jervis, Richard Lewis, Michael R. Linaker, John Halkin, Guy N. Smith, James ‘Worms’ Montague, Peter Tremayne and a cast of thousands.

The Rivals of Conan: The ultimate guide to 1970s sword and sorcery. Starring Thongor, Brak, Kane, Kyrik, Kothar, Blade, Raven, and a whole horde of rampaging Conan cash-ins. John Jakes, Lin Carter, Gardner T. Fox, Mike Sirota, Richard Kirk, Karl E. Wagner, Manning Norvill, Chris Carlsen ….

The Damned March On: Nazi War Pulps from Wolf Kruger, Will Berthold, Gunther Lutz, Jasper Smith …

Back cover poster: cover art for Bob Tralins’ Ghoul Lover (Popular Library, 1972)

Graced with a gorgeous Ade Salmon cover, the mighty When Animal’s Attack issue looks as well as reads the part. Welcome debut of Fanatical Thoughts added a club feel to the magazine.

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Paperback Fanatic #10 : Out Now!

Posted by demonik on June 3, 2009

Justin Marriott (ed.) – Paperback Fanatic #10 (June, 2009)

Cover: John Holmes

Cover: John Holmes

Just crawled through the letterbox so without preamble, here’s what you get in #10

Stephen Sennitt on serious occultist turned top pulp author Gerald Suster.

Andreas Decker on the German editions of Donald Glut‘s ace New Adventures Of Frankenstein.

Justin Marriott on New English Library’s “Sex Manuals” of the ‘sixties & seventies.

John Mains interviews cover artist John “The Fontana Horror ‘Melting Heads’ man” Holmes.

Justin Marriott again on Barry Sadler, the man responsible for not only the Casca the Mercenary pulps but also the rabid pro-‘Nam US smash hit single The Ballad Of The Green Beret (!!!)

Roy Bayfield on Ballantine’s Adult Fantasy books’.

Justin (“I’m leaving to everyone else this issue”) Marriott on versatile and ludicrously prolific pulpster John Harvey whose credits include the Herne The Hunter series and a collaboration with Laurence James on the elusive snuff exploitation job Cut.

Four pages of Fanatical Thoughts

A tribute to Richard Gordon

Order your copy via the Paperback Fanatic site!

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