Category Archives: pulpy fun

When Did I Become A Comic Book Fan?

Or, more precisely, when did I re-become a comic book fan? Like many Gen-Xers, the bright colors and heroic escapades of pre-1980 comics called to me from spinner racks in grocery stores and the last few lingering drug stores, a … Continue reading

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“Well Worth Checking Out”

One of my short stories found a loving home at Milhaven Press.  Specifically in this month’s new release, “Tales of Suspense“.  Milhaven has adopted a rather clever quarterly schedule for their short fiction.  Unlike the ‘everything goes so long as … Continue reading

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Wild Stars III

Cirsova is at it again: Michael Tierney’s Wild Stars have a history in print going back nearly 35 years. In the Wild Stars, the stakes are high and the scale is grandiose. Aeons ago, a godlike being led an exodus … Continue reading

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The Good Kind of Conan Pastiche

Last November, on a whim, I picked up what I thought would be a fun walk down Conan Memory Lane, but that turned out to be a disappointing stroll down I Must Have Missed Something Boulevard.  After a few months … Continue reading

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A First Rate Second Chance

“Thrust into the savage Martian past, Garvey Dire must solve the mystery of time in a world of alien monsters and brutal violence or see his own world destroyed by war.” I’m currently reading Dire Planet, a novel by Joel … Continue reading

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Space Princess – Sneak Peek

My next novel, Space Princess, is less than two weeks away from the market.  Just to whet your appetite a bit, have a peek at a corner of the cover.  Space Princess represents a return to the fast and fun … Continue reading

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Short Post on Short Fiction

Reading more short fiction allows the easily digestible chunks of fiction to fit neatly into my modern, family-oriented lifestyle.  At the end of a day of back-breaking labor spent repairing a crumbling stone wall (and the multiple runs to the … Continue reading

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Dragon Awards – The Allied Vote

It’s award time for fans of fantasy and science fiction, and that can mean only one thing – DragonCon ballots are up and ready for completion.  The red fiery trophy is the new hotness that all the cool kids want to … Continue reading

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On Romance

“Wait.  So you like romance, Dad?” My teen daughter asked this perfectly legitimate question in the middle of house cleaning, interrupting one of my typical soliloquies on the problems of modern storytelling.  (If you think the PulpRev-o-Sphere is bad, trying … Continue reading

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The Rock of Bronze

It’s official, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson will play the titular role of Doc Savage on the big screen.  Apparently, it’s been official for a while now, and I’m late to the party.  My guess is that the news washed over … Continue reading

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