I recently read Mike Ashley’s article on the biggest pulps. And I recalled something I recently saw on James Reasoner’s blog:
an issue of Mammoth Detective that undoubtedly is the champion single regular issue at 320 pages.
|Mammoth Detective, September 1942.|
|Mammoth Detective, September 1942|
Looks to be about an inch thick. At that, I think it could stop a bullet (at least a .22). I knew that there had to be some perks to being a pulp collector.
And that reminds me: Did you know that pulp collectors need therapy? That’s because they have many issues.