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Mark Halegua (1953-2020), R.I.P.

Posted in Pulp People on March 26, 2020 @ 9:35 pm

Last night I learned that long-time friend and fellow pulp collector Mark Halegua passed away on March 18th at the age of 66. After he failed to respond to multiple e-mails and phone calls over a period of several days, a mutual friend called the NYPD and asked them to visit Mark at his apartment […]

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Windy City 2020 Film Program Notes 2

Posted in Film Program,Windy City pulp convention on February 9, 2020 @ 5:39 pm

Today we present the program notes for Saturday’s films being shown at this year’s Windy City Pulp and Paper Convention. SATURDAY 10:00 am — The Roaring West (1935), Chapters Nine through Fifteen, 140 mins. Adapted from Ed Earl Repp’s “Six-Gun Law” (Wild West Stories and Complete Novel Magazine, January 1935). See above notes for Friday […]

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Windy City 2020 Film Program Notes 1

Posted in Film Program,Windy City pulp convention on February 8, 2020 @ 3:47 pm

At each year’s Windy City Pulp and Paper Convention, Murania Press sponsors a film program that concentrates exclusively on movies adapted from stories originally published in pulp magazines. This is the con’s 20th year, and the 19th for our film screenings. Below are program notes describing the Friday offerings; tomorrow we’ll post notes covering Saturday’s […]

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McCulley Omnibus Price Reduction

Exactly one year ago today Murania Press released this 502-page omnibus of Johnston McCulley novels reprinted from the pages of Street & Smith’s Detective Story Magazine. To mark the anniversary we are permanently reducing the price of this jumbo-sized volume to $25, which includes shipping to domestic U.S. buyers. For more information and easy ordering, just […]

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Now Available: A Scintillating Slice of Serial History

Posted in Murania Press,Serials on December 13, 2019 @ 10:55 pm

The complete story of Walter Miller and Allene Ray, king and queen of the silent serial. Beautiful, blonde Allene had already starred in three chapter plays for Pathé Exchange, Inc., when the firm teamed her with handsome, virile Walter in early 1925. Their first starring serial, Sunken Silver, was based on an Albert Payson Terhune […]

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Collectibles For Sale update 12-6

Posted in Uncategorized on December 6, 2019 @ 4:22 pm

I’ve just overhauled the Collectibles For Sale section, adding another 20 items for sale and reducing prices on most that have been hanging around a long time. The new additions include a complete set of the classic fanzine PULP VAULT, high-grade pulps and first-edition hardcovers. The best stuff tends to go fast whenever I update […]

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Order Now for Delivery by Christmas!

Posted in Murania Press,Special Sale on November 29, 2019 @ 3:11 pm

If you plan on taking advantage of Murania’s 2019 holiday-season sales and want to have your books in hand by Christmas, don’t wait much longer…. We know from (painful) experience that, due to seasonal demand, our printer takes longer to fulfill orders once we get a week or so into December. So those of you […]

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Another Holiday Season Bargain!

Posted in Murania Press,Special Sale on November 21, 2019 @ 7:24 pm

Continuing our series of holiday-season sales focusing on groups of books, this week we offer three must-have reference works for anybody interested in pulp-fiction history. The Blood ‘n’ Thunder Guide to Pulp Fiction (revised and expanded second edition) is our all-time best seller, with more than 2000 copies in print and buyers in 23 countries! […]

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Holiday Season Bargains Now Available!

Posted in Murania Press,Special Sale,Uncategorized on November 15, 2019 @ 4:34 pm

We’re beginning the 2019 holiday season a little early, and this year we’re doing things a little differently. Previously we’ve offered discounts across the board, usually 20 percent off each book. This year we’re offering special sales on groups of books, and the amount of the discount for each group will vary. Last week we […]

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