Yes it’s that time of the year for Pulp people-pulpfest is on the horizon and this year we are going to be there! Pulpfest is a summer pulp con in their words and it’s a great time. The event takes place in Columbus, Ohio and this year it will be at the Hyatt Regency Columbus. It’s for all fans of pulp fiction and art. Are you a fan? Then get thee to the Pulpfest.
Buyers, sellers, fans and special guests will be there. Plus, Pulp Images is going too. Guess what? We are going to be promoting our Kickstarter Campaign, you know the one where we want to promote and salvage over 19000 images? Yeah, remember that?
We are going to expose you all to the world of sexy pulp images and art from the twentieth centuy. Right now the pulp presenters includes the list below taken from Pulpfest’s perfect programming lineup.
PulpFest is proud of the variety of presentations it offers our attendees. All scheduled activities take place in the Fairfield Room located on the second floor of the Hyatt Regency Columbus. Visit our website often to stay tuned about our plans for PulpFest 2013. Our themes will revolve around Doc Savage and the Pulp Heroes of 1933 and the centennial of Sax Rohmer’s Dr. Fu Manchu and the Yellow Peril Genre of Pulp Fiction.
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Below is the tentative schedule for our2013 convention.
Thursday, July 25th
4:00 PM – 11:00 PM – Dealer Set-Up – the dealers’ room will be open only to dealers to assemble their displays
4:30 PM – To be announced – Curator Eric Johnson may arrange a presentation at Ohio State’s Thompson Library
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM – Early Registration– general members and dealers will be able to register for PulpFest
8:00 PM – The Pulp Descendents of Fu Manchu – Rick Lai discusses the influence of Sax Rohmer’s devil doctor on the pulps with a look at villains such as Wu Fang, Shiwan Khan, and The Blue Scorpion from Peter the Brazen
9:00 PM – Hollywood and the Hero Pulps– Blood ‘n’ Thunder editor Ed Hulse looks at The Spider’s Web, Columbia Picture’s classic serial, and Hollywood’s other attempts to bring the pulps to the silver screen
10:00 PM – The Spider’s Web – Chapters 1 – 5 of the 1938 Columbia Picture’s serial starring Warren Hull as “The Master of Men” and Iris Meredith as his beloved, Nita Van Sloan
Friday, July 26th
- Doc Savage: His Apocalyptic Life – New Revised Deluxe Hardcover Edition (winscotteckert.com)
- THE SCARLET JAGUAR – cover progress (winscotteckert.com)
- Pulps: nostaglia for some, something new for others (pulpimages.wordpress.com)
- THE SCARLET JAGUAR – final cover! (winscotteckert.com)