Saturday, 5 December 2015

Perks of being a pulp collector #42

I recently read Mike Ashley's article on the biggest pulps. And I recalled something I recently saw on James Reasoner's blog:



an issue of Mammoth Detective that undoubtedly is the champion single regular issue at 320 pages.


Mammoth Detective, September 1942.
Mammoth Detective, September 1942.


Mammoth Detective, September 1942
Mammoth Detective, September 1942

Looks to be about an inch thick. At that, I think it could stop a bullet (at least a .22). I knew that there had to be some perks to being a pulp collector.

And that reminds me: Did you know that pulp collectors need therapy? That's because they have many issues.