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Magazine Art: Adventure Pulps

Here we find pulps devoted to the adventurous thrills that all their readers hoped might be theirs some day, or else just lived vicariously in the thrilling dreams of others. Danger! Warfare! Frontiers! Mysterious messages and treacherous missions against hopeless odds!



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Begun in 1910 as a way for publisher Ridgway to tap into a new market, it specialized in stories of danger and thrills. At this time other pulp and popular magazines contained a wide variety of stories ranging from danger to romance (even when these are not the same thing). Its creation was a logical response to the success of pulps like ARGOSY, which by 1910 were selling hundreds of thousands of copies of each issue; but the focus on adventure was something new. It survived, in one form or...
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Magazine Art: Short Stories
Magazine Art: Short Stories
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In the beginning, SHORT STORIES was a small magazine that published literary short stories, often translated from other languages. By the 1914 it had become a pulp magazine, generally featuring an action scene on its cover. A SHORT STORIES cover from its glory days is immediately recognizable from the iconic red sun that from 1917 was always found in the background. For many years it published two issues a month, but went to monthly publication with the April, 1949 issue. In the 1950's it...
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Magazine Art: Short Stories
by Frederick Witton
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American in China stands firm, pistol ready on a lanyard around his neck. Behind stands an enigmatic Asian. Content: "The Golden Dragon," by Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson; a novel of undersea diving by Ralph R. Perry; a Northern novelette by Bertrand W. Sinclair; and items by Henry Herbert knibbs and Foster-Harris. Artist: Frederick Witton Source: Tom Johnson Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Adventure Pulps, Short Stories, fiction, adventures, east asia, oriental, mystery
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Artist: Source: Vintage Magazine Seller ephemeraforever.com Restoration: magscanner
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Magazine Art: Romance, the Adventure pulp
Magazine Art: Romance, the Adventure pulp
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ROMANCE specialized in romance and love stories set among exotic and distant lands, in historical settings, and in the face of danger and adventure. This was the second pulp magazine published by Ridgway, a company which had been successful first with EVERYBODY'S MAGAZINE, a mass-market title printed on quality paper and aimed at both men and women, and secondly with ADVENTURE, a purely pulp magazine aimed primarily at men. It debuted in November 1919, and at first published mostly fiction in...
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Magazine Art: Action Novels
Magazine Art: Action Novels
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More action and adventure! Fiction House's ACTION NOVELS published 25 issues in the period 1928-33. It was revived as a quarterly as ALL-ADVENTURE ACTION NOVELS in 1937, but only actually published one issue each in 1937, 1938 and 1939, before disappearing for good. Source: AHGTTP.
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Magazine Art: Adventure magazine
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Artist: Source: Vintage Magazine Seller ephemeraforever.com Restoration: magscanner
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Magazine Art: Magic Carpet
Magazine Art: Magic Carpet
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Adventure in the Orient! A continuation of ORIENTAL STORIES, there were five issues published quarterly 1933-4. A rare and valued pulp.
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Magazine Art: Adventure magazine
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Artist: Source: Vintage Magazine Seller ephemeraforever.com Restoration: magscanner
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Artist: Source: Vintage Magazine Seller ephemeraforever.com Restoration: magscanner Artist: Source: Magazine seller ephemeraforever.com Restoration: magscanner
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Magazine Art: Short Stories
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Mysterious doings as a Chinese man looks away from where pigeons seem to be flocking around the hat and billy club of a policeman, who has apparently been making a telephone call: "The Haunted Pigeons," by Walter C. Brown -- a chinatown mystery novelette. Also, "Buck Summers Buys a Horse," by James B. Hendryx. Artist: Source: Tak Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Adventure Pulps, Short Stories, china, ethnic, yellow peril, horror
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Artist: Source: Vintage Magazine Seller ephemeraforever.com Restoration: magscanner
Topics: Adventure Pulps, Adventure magazine, magazine covers, vintage magazines, advertising art, vintage...
Magazine Art: Assorted Adventure Pulps
Magazine Art: Assorted Adventure Pulps
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An assortment, a variety, a gathering of adventures.
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Magazine Art: Adventure magazine
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Adventure, the pulp magazine, first issue: November, 1910. Doug Ellis, the owner of the original art for this issue, paid to have the painting restored professionally, and the restorers have written a detailed article about the process .
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Magazine Art: Action Novels
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A Yankees player who looks a lot like Babe Ruth is about to become "The Flying Pitcher." Artist: Source: A pulp collector Restoration by: magscanner
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Up in the Arctic, the sled dogs are fighting with each other, and with the explorer, who is defending himself with a knife as one dog takes a bite out of his arm. Artist: Source: matthew42383 Restoration by:
Topics: Adventure Pulps, Adventure Novels and Short Stories, magazine covers, vintage magazines,...
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Artist: Source: eBay seller ThomasC at American Art Archives Restoration by: ThomasC
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Magazine Art: Magic Carpet
by Margaret Brundage
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Beautiful slave girl being bid on or wager over by what look like Arab slavers or shieks. Artist: Margaret Brundage Source: Heritage Auction Galleries Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Adventure Pulps, Magic Carpet, magazine covers, vintage magazines, advertising art, vintage...
Magazine Art: Romance, the Adventure pulp
by G. M. Richards
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Eighteenth century woman waiting in a sedan chair, with no men to carry her. A gallant's hat and sword on on the ground, and something unfortunate may have happened. Stories and contributions by Edgar Lee Masters, Stephen Chalmers, Beatrice Grimshaw, Jennie Harris Oliver, Raphael Sabatini, Hane Hicks, Sampson Raphaelson, Georgia Wood Pangborn, Konrad Bercovici, Eugene P. Lyle, Jr., and Kingsbury Scott. Artist: G. M. Richards Source: Rob Preston Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Adventure Pulps, Romance, the Adventure pulp, danger, threat, love, dashing, derring-do
Magazine Art: Adventure magazine
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Artist: Source: eBay seller norbooks. Restoration by: magscanner
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Magazine Art: Short Stories
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Large and small panda walking on snowy rocks in the mountains. "Clown Face," by Paul Annixter, 'you can't hurry Tibet!'. Also, "Fort Benton, 1846," by Cushman, and "New Talent on Halfaday," by Hendryx. Artist: Source: Tak Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Adventure Pulps, Short Stories, mother, child, wild, remote, peaks
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Not famous, but with active covers; from Chesterfield Publications. Originally titled SMASHING NOVELS MAGAZINE (4 issues in 1936), became ADVENTURE NOVELS, then ADVENTURE NOVELS AND SHORT STORIES (6, MAYBE 7 ISSUES 1937-9). Two more 1938 issues were purportedly titled ADVENTURE YARNS. Hurts one's head. Source: AHGTTP.
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Magazine Art: Romance, the Adventure pulp
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Source: Chris Malins Image Restoration: magscanner
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Magazine Art: Assorted Adventure Pulps
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A striking painting of a ship shadowed against the bright red glow of sunset. Thomas H. Raddall, "Pounding Brass".
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Artist: Source: eBay seller ThomasC at American Art Archives Restoration by: ThomasC
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Skull and artifacts from a Mayan tomb. Artist: Source: eBay seller ThomasC at American Art Archives, which also has its own wonderful website about American illustrators
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Magazine Art: Adventure magazine
by Walter M. Baumhofer
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"Pecos Bill (the hardest man of all)," by Tex O'Rielly. Stories by James B. Connolly, Ared White, Raymond S. Spears, and Andrew A. Caffrey. Artist: Walter M. Baumhofer Source: Mr. Door Tree Restoration by: magscanner
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Magazine Art: Magic Carpet
by Margaret Brundage
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Asian man and woman, expecting danger, sneak around the corner of a hanging cloth, dagger at the ready. Artist: Margaret Brundage Source: Heritage Auction Galleries Restoration by: magscanner
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Artist: Source: eBay seller ThomasC at American Art Archives Restoration by: ThomasC
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Magazine Art: Adventure magazine
by H. L. Murphy
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Man holding on to the end of a rope that hangs from the stern of a sailing ship as it flies over the waves. Artist: H. L. Murphy Source: Elly Restoration by: magscanner
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Magazine Art: Romance, the Adventure pulp
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Magazine Art: Action Novels
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Serious-looking western gunman is "Hard to Kill." Artist: Source: A pulp collector Restoration by: magscanner
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Source: Pulp collector and dealer Rob Preston Image Processing by: magscanner
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Magazine Art: Adventure magazine
by Howard V. Brown
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Algerian Bedouin fighter in robes with gun and camel. "They March From Yesterday," by Georges Surdez. [Foreign legion] Artist: Howard V. Brown Source: Mr. Door Tree Restoration by: magscanner
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Soldier in light armor pulling his sword out of its scabbard at a threat in a tavern. Artist: Source: Film and pulp collector Ed Hulse Restoration by: magscanner
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Magazine Art: Adventure magazine
by Arthur Schwieder
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Artist: Arthur Schwieder Source: Collector and bibliographer Steve Miller Image Processing by: magscanner
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Artist: Source: eBay seller ThomasC at American Art Archives, which also has its own wonderful website about American illustrators
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Magazine Art: Adventure magazine
by Ray Dean
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Two guys battling it out with fists, standing in a small sailboat in a rough sea. They've got torn clothes and shirts with numbers on them, looking like escaped prisoners. "Spy Cargo," by Ared White, and "The Dark Gods Call," by Robrt Carse. With Col. George B. Rodney, and S. Omar Barker. Artist: Ray Dean Source: Mr. Door Tree Restoration by: magscanner
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Magazine Art: Romance, the Adventure pulp
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Source: Collector, convention organizer, and bookseller Doug Ellis Image Restoration: magscanner
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Source: Collector, convention organizer, and bookseller Doug Ellis Image Restoration: magscanner
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