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Adventure Tales #6, Winter 2010
edited by John Betancourt
The Wildside Press, $10, 156 pages
reviewed by Barry Hunter

This is a special H. Bedford Jones issue and features three of his stories as well as other tales from the pulp era. Jones is not one of the names that have withstood the test of time, but in the pulp era, he was a name, when on the cover, garnered sales. Other stories feature Jimmy Lavender detective story by Vincent Starrett, Arthur Friel takes us to the Amazon, John Swain’s story is set in World War I France, and Anthony M. Rud tells the story of "The Devil’s Heirloom".

A reprinting of the first issue of George Scither’s AMRA is a fitting memorial to a creative force in fandom. Talbot Mundy, Fritz Leiber, Clark Ashton Smith, and some other well known names are included to give this an authentic pulp feel and appearance.

For those who miss or missed them completely, this is a great volume to put the pulp era on display. Get the details on subscriptions at www.wildsidebooks.com.

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