The Pulp Avengers

Thanks to great figures from Bob Murch of Pulp Figures, and Mark Copplestone, there has been a growing interest in gaming in the “pulp” era. This site offers advice for game mastering in the pulps.

Pulp Horror Comics and Stories

weird tales of terror

Comic Book Plus has a collection of free pulp horror comics and stories.

Atomic Rockets Site

Pulp fans may find the Atomic Rocket site interesting. It has a wealth of information on the imaginary rocket ships of the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s.

Early 20th Century Color Photos Of the Altai Mountains

For fans of the “Back of Beyond” theme in gaming, here are some color photos of the people and places of the Altai Mountains in the early 20th Century. The Altai are in east central Asia, where modern Russia, Mongolia, China and Kazakhstan come together.

Armageddon 2419 – Original Flash Gordon Novel

Armageddon 2419, by Philip Francis Nowlan, marks the first appearance of the classic pulp science fiction character Buck Rogers. The novella was published in the August 1928 issue of Amazing Stories.

You can read Armageddon 2419 on your favorite e-reader thanks to Project Gutenberg.

Note that the character on the cover is the “Skylark of Space,” not Buck Rogers.