Old Pulp Fiction Magazines More Popular Than Ever

 For much of the twentieth century, before television and paperback novels had become the pervasive presence they are today, popular fiction magazines were a primary source of diversion for millions of Americans.
 For about a quarter, readers could buy a week’s worth of escapist entertainment in the latest issue of Amazing Stories, Popular Western, Real De-tective, New Love, Escape to Adventure, Man’s World, or any of the hundreds of other similar newsstand offerings that catered to almost every taste.
 By the mid-1960s these colorful publications had largely disappeared from the magazine rack, and most have long since been discarded, but copies can still be found in attics, basements, yard sales, and antique mails, and among collectors, demand for them has never been higher. Like comic books, these magazines have become sought-after popular culture memorabilia; however, most people still have little idea of what they can actually be worth. Popular Fiction Periodicals: A Collectors’ Guide to Vintage Pulps, Digests, and Magazines by Jeff Canja is the only price guide and collector reference to cover this entire fascinating field and is available again in a new, completely revised second edition from Glenmoor Publishing.
 A follow-up to Collectable Paperback Books, the author’s highly regarded vintage paperback priceguide. Popular Fiction Periodicals covers pulp magazines and digests of all types, men’s adventure magazines, true detective magazines, and other sensational newsstand publications. In addition to an extensive listing of actual market prices, this informative and eye-opening 380 page book includes a history of American fiction magazines, tips for collectors, a cover art gallery highlighting the work of 125 leading magazine cover artists, and more—all illustrated with magazine cover reproductions, many in full color.
 A must for collectors, dealers. Internet sellers, and flea market bargain hunters. Popular Fiction Periodicals will also be a valuable reference for anyone with an interest in American pulp fiction or illustration art of the twentieth century. Available at bookstores and on-line book sites, or directly from Glenmoor Publishing.

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