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Blood n thunder: Summer 2015 review

The blood n thunder is an extension to that of the famous fantastic mysteries

Are you a voracious reader and love reading books, you must add this blood n thunder: Summer 2015 to the books you want to read.

About the Author

The author is the book Blood n thunder: Summer 2015 is Robert E Howard and is editing by Ed Hulse. The author is a famous American pulp writer who is best to write books in different genres, such as horror, historical adventure, western, and detective fiction. This author writes 300 stories, and there are 700 poems written on raw power and unbridled emotion. The author is famous for creating various characters such as Bran Mak Morn, Solomon Kane, Conan, and many other characters. He attained huge success by churning out pulp stories in the adventure genre. Howard got introduced to fiction through Lovecraft. He wrote a wonderful letter to the Lovecraft after binge reading Summer 2015, the rats in the walls, and become a part of the Lovecraft circle. The stories related to the ancient age and the stories of pre-human history are interesting and written in weird tales.

Robert E Howard
Robert E Howard

About the story

The blood n thunder is an extension to that of the famous fantastic mysteries. However, the mysteries were used to get published on the pulp magazine, and these are republished again in the classic early stories. These stories are related to the science fiction genre.  There is a radio authority whose name is Martin Grams has explained the history of King Kong radio serial, which is a lengthy script.

Blood n thunder: Summer 2015 focuses on the author Robert E Howard, who is the Bran Mak Morn. David Smith would be offering the training to Pistol Pete Rice and the Street and Smith’s Western Pulps protagonist. There is an appreciation that is penned by the film critic whose name is Glenn Kelly, and he is a supervillain and is the legendary Fantomas. The book also has a history of nickel priced pulps, which is the subject of the article that is written and edited by James E Egan. There is a first adventurous activity that is performed by Hornet, which is the key character that was born from the pen of Samuel Merwin in 1934.

Similar to the other issues, the summer 2015 issue has many pages and illustrations, especially related to pulp art and the movie stills.

The story of this summer 2015 book not just covers the serials, movies, but also novel forerunners and radio. The issue that is discussed in the book has some or the other thing that is interesting for the fans, especially the pulp fans, to read about. The articles belong to a fictional and non-fictional genre. In the initial cover, you would get to learn about the story that is briefly explained about the Famous fantastic mysteries. The science-fiction lasted for ten years from 1939 to 1953 and is published by the popular publications. Later, there is a successful campaign that is run, and there are many other fantasy novels that are released to handle different works.

There is a survey that is taken to discuss and focus on the key issue that had happened during the Munsey period. Not many readers would have heard about the King Kong radio serial until it is discussed in this book. The Martin Grams is the researcher who to write for this serial that used to get aired in the old-time radio. Many readers are now showing interest in learning about the story of the old and interesting serial that is vanished from everyone’s mind. The scripts of the serial are too lengthy. Wold Newton scholar Rick Lai wrote an article about Bran Mak Morn.

The David smith would focus on the sight of Pistol Pete Rice. There are a Street and Smith modern Western Pulp hero who got introduced after a huge success of the shadows and Doc Ravage. This is the western version that also has Walter Baumhoffer, who would be posing to the cover. There is a group of characters that you find in Sheriff Rice similar to that of Doc’s aides. The pulp is launched after Doc’s, and it was telecasted for three years continuously, and later Pete column was moved to the Wild West Weekly.

The third issue that is discussed in the book would focus majorly on the appreciation that is given by the film critic Glenn Kelly about the super villain that is played by legendary Fantomas. He is the most famous and sought-after French pulp villain on whom many stories were written, and these stories have become a huge hit and ran for years together. The article would pay attention to the slew of serials that got released in teens. The serials have given rise to another set of serials where Judex has become the star of those serials.

The book of Blood n thunder: Summer 2015 also has an intriguing article that is written on nickel priced pulps, which has a tragic ending that was authored by veteran fictioneer James W. Egan. The pulp has the list of detective names who gave the big hit stories such as first doctor death, Dorus noel and a scarlet ace. There is a glimpse of the adventure that is done by the Hornet, which is long forgotten by many is also presented in Blood n thunder: Summer 2015 . This has only three stories that are too short but engaging. In these stories, the pulp is the hero and is created way back in 1934 by Samuel Merwin.


You get to read the pulp stories that were published way back in 1934. The stories would be related to crime, romance, thriller, horror, and western. The stories appeal to the young audience due to a lot of thrilling aspects and romantic elements


If you are a pulp fan, you would definitely enjoy reading this entertainer. It is a must-read Blood n thunder: Summer 2015 by the people who are interested in learning about the pulp stories that used to get telecasted as serials long back.

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