The Pulpster

The annual magazine about pulp magazines for over 25 years

Paul A. Carter: 1926-2016

Posted on December 13, 2016

Pulpster Paul A. Carter, a science-fiction author and historian, died on Monday, Nov. 28, 2016, at the age of 90. In addition to his fiction, he authored a history of pulp sf, The Creation of Tomorrow: Fifty Years of Magazine Science Fiction. He was born Sept. 3, 1926, in New Bedford, Mass., and died in Kingman, Ariz., where he lived. A short obituary appeared last week on Yellowed Perils at...

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Call for 2017 submissions

Posted on December 5, 2016

Now that PulpFest 2017 has been set for Thursday, July 27, through Sunday, July 30, we have a target date for when The Pulpster‘s next issue has to be sent to the printer. But before we get to that point, we need content. We’re looking for a variety of articles on the pulps, and the writers, editors, and illustrators who worked on them. If you have an idea, we’d like to hear...

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‘The Pulpster’ in Pittsburgh

Posted on November 14, 2016

Pick up The Pulpster number 26 at PulpFest 2017 in Pittsburgh, Pa. The next issue will be available at the convention on July 27-30, 2017. After eight years in Columbus, Ohio, PulpFest is moving to just outside of Steel City. For complete info on the move, please visit the PulpFest website. Watch here for details on the 2017 issue of The...

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Number 25 is almost gone

Posted on October 20, 2016

Fewer than a dozen copies of this year’s issue of The Pulpster (number 25) remain available, reports Publisher Mike Chomko. So if you’d like a copy, now’s the time to order one. The issue is headed by a series of remembrances about Amazing Stories from many of its previous editors, including Ted White (the guest of honor at PulpFest 2016), Hugo Gernsback, Howard Browne, Joseph...

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Robert Weinberg: 1946-2016

Posted on September 26, 2016

Author, editor/anthologist, and pulp historian Robert Weinberg passed away Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016. He was 70. Weinberg was involved with publishing more than 100 books over the past 40 years. Locus Online notes: “His first publications of genre interest were bibliographical indexes of sf magazines, and he compiled and published many books on the field and its authors during his career,...

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