Lionel Fanthorpe Introduction Page. If I were to ask you to guess the Science-Fiction author who produced the most content in the shortest amount of time, who would you guess?
Asimov? Heinlein? Piers Anthony? None of those guesses even comes close! To meet his grueling deadlines, Fanthorpe employed an unusual technique. Other novels had to be padded to reach the necessary length. But despite all these faults, Fanthorpe managed to include his own positive world-view into even the darkest story. Badger Books would send Fanthorpe a cover painting, often the more lurid the better (see the Cover Gallery for examples). On several occasions the cover art used on a Badger was originally published on another book. What does Fanthorpe think now about his work and how it is recieved? So what does an author do today about the one-every-week, at-the-drop-of-a-hat paperbacks he wrote in his spare time forty-odd years ago? © 1995 R. Except where noted, this intro is © 1998-1999 Brian Hunt Lionel Fanthorpe's Resume.
Meet the Reclusive Woman Who Became a Pioneer of Science Fiction. I’m standing in front of a house outside Cleveland, half-waiting for a spaceship to arrive.
When it finally appears, blotting out the sky, I will crane my neck and stare at its sleek, impossible angles. People will shout, point, and run. But I don’t see it. Instead, the house at 1652 Lincoln Avenue sits quiet. It was built in 1917 of stone brick with a front porch. When I decided to organize a new edition of Clare Winger Harris’s stories, I knew I wanted to see the place she once lived in Lakewood, Ohio. What’s to push, anyway? Article continues after advertisement Who? It’s a fair response, especially for a woman author who wrote in a marginal genre in cheap magazines. Untitled. Index of /zines/Weird Tales/US. Bringing to life "Cosmos" – a serial science fiction novel from 1933.
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I discovered the Rio Kid character through paperback reprints published by Curtis Books during the Seventies, read many of those, and went on to collect and read quite a few of the original pulps. The Rio Kid is Captain Bob Pryor, former Union cavalry officer, who wanders through the West with his sidekick Celestino Mireles in the years following the Civil War, getting into all sorts of adventures. The “gimmick”, if you will, of this series is that the novels are placed in historical settings and always feature historical characters in supporting roles. THE COMSTOCK LODE is an early Rio Kid novel from the October 1940 issue of the magazine, although I read it in the Curtis Books paperback edition.
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