The Digest Enthusiast #10: Explore the world of digest magazines.

Tom Brinkmann (Author) Steve Carper (Author)
& 1 more


Interview- Author, editor, and publisher James Reasoner delves into his stories for Mike Shayne; PIs Cody, Delaney, and Markham; his Redemption series, the Wind River series with L.J. Washburn; and much more.Articles- Ward Smith remembers Armed Services Editions-digests that are not digests.- Peter Enfantino tackles Startling Mystery Stories No. 1-18, and a keen assessment of Manhunt 1954 July-Oct.- Vince Nowell, Sr. dissects Sol Cohen's tactics to save Amazing Stories.- Richard Krauss examines Charlie Chan's media empire, with special emphasis on Renown Publications' digest magazine.- Steve Carper reports on the one, the only, Bronze Books and trailblazers Luke Roberts and Jesse Lee Carter.- Tom Brinkmann exposes The Creature from the Black Lagoon with The Seven Year Itch.Fiction- Fantasy fiction from Robert Snashall and Joe Wehrle, Jr., with art by Carolyn Cosgriff.Also includes- News updates from the newsstand giants and the digital darlings of today's genre fiction digests, straight from their editors and publishers.- In-depth reviews of Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine May/June 2019 and Broadswords & Blasters No. 9.- Plus over 100 digest magazine cover images, cartoons by Bob Vojtko, art by Brian Buniak, a poem by Clark Dissmeyer, first issue factoids, and more.

Product Details

Independently Published
Publish Date
June 11, 2019
5.5 X 0.37 X 8.5 inches | 0.46 pounds
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About the Author

Steve Carper is an archeologist who digs through mounds of contemporary newspapers, magazines, books, radio and television shows, movies, cartoons, and comics to transport modern readers to a time that glorified a future based on technological wonders. He lives in Rochester, New York.