Edmond Hamilton’s Captain FutureThe GUNS OF PLUTOBy Allen SteeleExperimenter Publishing195 pgs We first discovered sci-fi writer Edmond Hamilton while in high school and immediately became a fan of his unique action/adventure stories. Unlike the hard science fiction of writers like Isaac Asimov and Arthur C. Clarke, Hamilton gave us Flash
There’s a lot of excitement surrounding the release of all the upcoming Star Wars projects on Disney+ — and understandably so. Longtime fan favorite Boba Fett is back (and better than ever) thanks to The Mandalorian, and he’s appearing in his own spinoff series later this year. Ewan McGregor is
MYSTERY OF THE COWBOY SUMMITA Hollywood Cowboy Detectives AdventureBy Darryle PurcellA Buckskins Edition144 pgs. Okay, so right up front, we love this series by Arizona writer Darryle Purcell. The concept is a fun one and the action revolves around Republic Studios in the early 1940s. At that time they were
CURSED SANDSBy B.C. JamesAvailable at Amazon96 pgs. Having read some of our reviews, writer B.C. James send along his self-published “Cursed Sands” asking if we’d read and review it. Coming in at only 96 pgs, this volume is a novella which gives proof to the old adage, “Big things come
SON OF RAVAGEBy J.P. LindeEl Dorado Publishing310 pages What happens when a comedian takes it upon himself to write a pulp adventure? What you get, if you’re lucky, is a wacky, fast-paced, and totally outrageous tale called “Son of Ravage.” Now attempting to satirize something that is already satirical could
LEVON’S HOMEBy Chuck DixonWolfpack Publishing241 pgs We’ve been wanting to read a Chuck Dixon Levon Cade book for some time now. As always, time seemed to get away from us. According to Amazon, there are seven of these with this one being the latest. Before anything else, let us state
SGT. JANUS ON THE DARK TRACKBy Jim BeardFlinch Books197 pgs Six years after it was officially announced, book # 3 in the Sgt. Janus series by Jim Beard is at long last here. We are happy to report that the wait was a worthwhile one. The adventure begins with Sgt.
WHERE THE BULLETS FLYA Sheriff Aaron Mackey WesternBy Terrence McCauleyPinnacle Books345 pgs Ever since the emergence of the New Pulp movement several decades ago, we’ve noticed a resurgence in so many different genres of popular fiction long defunct. We’re not saying westerns ever went out of style; it is perhaps
ASTROMANBook 2 – The Arsenal of WondersBy Dwight R. DeckerVesper Press298 pgs In 2019, writer Dwight Decker delivered “Astroman Book One – The Secret Citadel,” the first part of his rollicking homage to all the great comic book heroes including the Man of Steel himself, Superman. In that volume, Matt
Before we get into the weeds or the sand grains of the first Dune book, this podcast is all about getting familiar with this true space opera.
NEXUSBy Mike Baronwww.bloodyredbaron.com403 pgs We’d guess most reading this review are well aware that Nexus was a science-fiction comic book series created by Eisner winning writer Mike Baron and illustrated by Steve Rude. Now, long after the days of First Comic and the Bronze Age of the Independents, Baron has
MURDER IN THE RUE DUMASBy M.L. LongworthPenguin Books296 pgs. We confess to not reading all that many new books from other countries and perhaps should do so more often. “Murder in the Rue Dumas” comes to us from France by way of M.L. Longworth. She actually resides in Aix, the