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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: 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: 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: 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: 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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Artist: Source: Vintage Magazine Seller ephemeraforever.com Restoration: magscanner
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Artist: Source: Vintage Magazine Seller ephemeraforever.com Restoration: magscanner
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Artist: Source: eBay seller ThomasC at American Art Archives Restoration by: ThomasC
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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
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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,...
Magazine Art: Adventure magazine
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Artist: Source: eBay seller ThomasC at American Art Archives Restoration by: ThomasC
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Magazine Art: Assorted Adventure Pulps
by Norman Saunders
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Walt Coburn, "Guns of the Dawn Rider," Ted Roscoe, "Satan's Queen,", and Gene Cunningham, "The Red Rustler's Brand". Artist: Norman Saunders Source: Photographer PopKulture Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Adventure Pulps, Assorted Adventure Pulps, magazine covers, vintage magazines, advertising art,...
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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 Hubert Rogers
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Man in pith helmet and with red bandanna around his neck holds an automatic pistol in his right hand as he looks around at his left. Contant: stories by Arthur O. Friel, H. Bedford-Jones, L. Patrick Greene, R. R. Buckley, R. V. Gery, and Hugh Pendexter. Artist: Hubert Rogers Source: Tak Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Adventure Pulps, Adventure magazine, danger, watchful, worried, scanning
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: eBay seller norbooks. Restoration by: magscanner
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Artist: Source: Vintage Magazine Seller ephemeraforever.com Restoration: magscanner
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Magazine Art: Adventure magazine
by James Reynolds
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Artist: James Reynolds Source: The John Datson LaRue pulp collection Image Processing by: magscanner
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Man with gun on woman as they stand at the prow of a boat. Hitler is Alive! Artist: Source: eBay seller ThomasC at American Art Archives, which also has its own wonderful website about American illustrators
Topics: Adventure Pulps, Adventure magazine, magazine covers, vintage magazines, advertising art, vintage...
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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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
Topics: Adventure Pulps, Adventure magazine, Adventure, romance, Ridgway, war, Westerns, cowboys,...
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Source: Pulp collector and dealer Rob Preston Image Processing by: magscanner
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Magazine Art: Romance, the Adventure pulp
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Source: Steve Miller Image Restoration: magscanner
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Magazine Art: Adventure magazine
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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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Artist: Source: eBay seller ThomasC at American Art Archives Restoration by: ThomasC
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Magazine Art: Adventure magazine
by Robert E. Schulz
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Artist: Robert E. Schulz Source: eBay seller ThomasC at American Art Archives, which also has its own wonderful website about American illustrators
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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: Adventure magazine
by Luces [?]
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Foreign Legionnaire shoots from the back of his camel, but behind him a vast army of angry North Africans is attacking. Artist: Luces [?] Source: matthew42383 Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Adventure Pulps, Adventure Novels and Short Stories, magazine covers, vintage magazines,...
Magazine Art: Magic Carpet
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Source: Denny Lien Image Restoration: magscanner
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Source: Bob Correll, who sells on eBay as pike1920 Image Processing by: magscanner Our Sponsors:
Topics: Adventure Pulps, Adventure magazine, Adventure, romance, Ridgway, war, Westerns, cowboys,...
Magazine Art: Adventure magazine
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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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Artist: Source: eBay seller norbooks. Restoration by: magscanner
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Artist: Source: eBay seller ThomasC at American Art Archives Restoration by: ThomasC
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Source: Steve Miller Image Restoration: magscanner
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Source: The John Datson LaRue pulp collection Restoration by: magscanner
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Source: The John Datson LaRue pulp collection Image Processing by: magscanner
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Magazine Art: Adventure magazine
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Magazine Art: Adventure magazine
by Rafael DeSoto
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Artist: Rafael DeSoto Source: Magazine scanner and restorer Beau Collier Image Processing by: Beau Collier Our Sponsors:
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Source: Pulp Collector Cimmerian32 Image Processing by: Pulp Collector Cimmerian32
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Artist: Source: Vintage Magazine Seller ephemeraforever.com Restoration: magscanner
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Magazine Art: Assorted Adventure Pulps
by George Gross
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Still claiming they run fantastic, adventure, and mystery stories, but all the stories on the front cover are westerns. Walt Coburn, "Canyon of the Damned," Gene Cunningham, "Run, Texan, Run!" and John Starr, "The Gun-Hand". Artist: George Gross Source: Photographer PopKulture
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Magazine Art: Adventure magazine
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Source: Steve Miller Image Restoration: magscanner
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Source: The John Datson LaRue pulp collection Image Processing by: magscanner
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Magazine Art: Adventure magazine
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Artist: Source: eBay seller ThomasC at American Art Archives Restoration by: ThomasC
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Artist: Source: Vintage Magazine Seller ephemeraforever.com Restoration: magscanner
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Artist: Source: eBay seller ThomasC at American Art Archives Restoration by: ThomasC
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Magazine Art: Short Stories
by Charles Wood
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Turbaned adventurer shows off jewel treasure, but behind him a hand sneaks through the curtains with a dagger poised to strike him down. "Loot from Badakhshan," by E. Hoffmann Price; also, "Two on the Mate," by Richard Howells Watkins, "Foreclosure on Halfaday," by J. B. Hendryx, and "Nine Men with Bats," by Malcolm Murchie. Artist: Charles Wood Source: Tak Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Adventure Pulps, Short Stories, middle east, near east, Islam, Arabian nights, jewelry,...
Magazine Art: Adventure magazine
by Thomas Beechem
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Artist: Thomas Beechem Source: eBay seller ThomasC at American Art Archives, which also has its own wonderful website about American illustrators
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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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Native American warrior on guard, standing up in his canoe and hold his rifle at the ready as he slips silently across the waters of a lake among the lily pads. Artist: Source: eBay seller pulpdog57 Restoration by: magscanner
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Magazine Art: Adventure magazine
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The second of the mid-month issues. Artist: Source: Jeff Heflin 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 Walter Baumhofer
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Artist: Walter Baumhofer 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 Mort Kunstler
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Artist: Mort Kunstler 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 Peter Stevens
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Trying to keep the wheel from spinning in the teeth of the storm, but why does he need a pistol? Llewellyn Hughes, "Blow the Winds Scotia!"; Walt Sheldon, "The Gaboon Viper" and Jim Kjelgaard with a Charley Hoe Handle story. Artist: Peter Stevens Source: Photographer PopKulture
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Magazine Art: Adventure magazine
by Rafael De Soto
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Sailor taking a shrunken head turns to fire his automatic pistol at someone who has just shot an arrow at him (missing him). Stories about the South Seas, wartime Germany, medieval France, and the frontier west. Artist: Rafael De Soto Source: Penny Round Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Adventure Pulps, Adventure magazine, tribe, head-shrinkers, natives, pagans, attack, fire
Magazine Art: Adventure magazine
by Doug Rosa
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Artist: Doug Rosa 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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Pirates coming up over the gunwales of your ship, and heading right for you; not with pleasant intentions. "The Sea Plunderers," by Barry Fleming. Artist: Ray Dean Source: Mr. Door Tree Restoration by: magscanner
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Magazine Art: Adventure magazine
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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: Adventure magazine
by Hubert Rogers
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A lot of adventurers examining the globe for their next exploit. That same chin. Medieval knight, Viking, Puritan, Pirate, Conquistador, all adventure. Canadian edition. Artist: Hubert Rogers Source: Ross L. Dobbin estate
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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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Magazine Art: Adventure magazine
by I. Nelson Wiloux [?]
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Three-masted sailing ship skips rapidly across the sea. Artist: I. Nelson Wiloux [?] Source: eBay seller pulpdog57 Restoration 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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