Some Luke Short novels were also published as comics by Dell Publishing. Dell also published other western comics by Max Brand and other western authors. They have been scanned by some contributors to the amazing Internet Archive. Here are the ones that I found: 1. Brand of Empire 2. Top Gun 3. Marauder’s Moon 4.… Continue reading Luke Short novels as comics (FREE)
The burning sky – novella by H. A. DeRosso
This novella by H.A. DeRosso is about a marshall who comes to town to retrieve stolen gold. With an unusual happy ending, perhaps because that is what a slick like Collier’s wanted. Download the story here.
H. A. DeRosso – Western Noir pulp author
[A tip of the Stetson to James Reasoner of Rough Edges for pointing out this excellent forgotten writer who doesn’t have a Wikipedia article. I have only read a few stories of his so far, of which one is a short story from Ranch Romances, but even there the dark, noirish tone of the story… Continue reading H. A. DeRosso – Western Noir pulp author
Western pulp lovers – a site for us
Western pulp lovers: If you have ever wondered what a chuckwagon was, or how it came to be, what cowboys encountered on their cattle drives, what household life was like in the Old West, you’ve come to the right place. What’s a chuckwagon? Who invented it? Why’s a cowboy’s saddle shaped the way it is?… Continue reading Western pulp lovers – a site for us
Bandit Lawman – novelette by Luke Short
[This story by Luke Short appeared in Big Book Western, in the March 1937 issue. Link after the break.]Download the story here.
Luke Short – Western story writer
[Luke Short was a prolific writer of western stories, penning over fifty novels and hundreds of short stories. He was a good craftsman, and his stories had action, mystery and good dialog. He passed away on this day, thirty seven years ago, and i thought it would be a good thing to remember him today.… Continue reading Luke Short – Western story writer
W.C. Tuttle – Western, short story and movie writer, humorist and detective fiction author
[W.C. Tuttle, like B.M. Bower, Walt Coburn and Dan Cushman, was an authentic westerner from Montana who became a writer. He wrote westerns, naturally, but not the usual sheriff-rides-into-town-and-cleans-it-up stuff. Rather, he wrote humorous stories and detective fiction, creating characters who were always looking to find what was over the next hill, and would never… Continue reading W.C. Tuttle – Western, short story and movie writer, humorist and detective fiction author
Pecos the Peeler – short story by B.M. Bower
I’ve been posting short stories by the authors whose biographies i’ve been posting here, so that you can sample their work and decide if you want to read more of their work. Today, i have for you a short story, Pecos the Peeler, by B.M. Bower. This appeared in Tom Watson’s Magazine in August 1905,… Continue reading Pecos the Peeler – short story by B.M. Bower