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Occult Detectives – Jules De Grandin and the Detectives of the Pulps

Occult detectives were extremely popular in the pulp magazines. One of the most popular was Jules de Grandin, a detective created by Seabury Quinn for Weird Tales. Assisted by Dr. Trowbridge (serving the same narrative purpose as Dr. Watson), de … Continue reading

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And Now For Something Completely Different (but still darn spooky)

The Weird Tales post seemed very popular. I got likes from names that didn’t ring a bell. Ever since my bookstore customer introduced me to Seabury Quinn I became a fan of the magazine myself but even at the science … Continue reading

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And Then There’s Weird Tales

All the characters of the costume parade, the werewolf, the vampire,  the bandaged mummy or the staring zombie showed up in the pages of Weird Tales the infamous pulp fiction magazine. Lovecraft’s Cthulhu stories first appeared in Weird Tales and Robert E … Continue reading

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