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Damsels in Distress, Devilish Detectives, Villains and More at PulpFest 2016


AbeBooks is thrilled to be a sponsor of PulpFest 2016, taking place Thursday July 21st to Sunday July 24th  in Columbus, Ohio. This exciting event, focusing on pulp fiction and pulp magazines, draws hundreds of fans and collectors.

This year, PulpFest will pay tribute to the history of pulps and will highlight the 150th anniversary of the birth of H. G. Wells; the 120th anniversary of the first pulp magazine, The Argosy; the 100th anniversary of the genre pulps such as Detective Story and Love Story and much more.

The four day event is chock-full of events that will appeal to the serious collector and to anyone who has a passion for damsels in distress, devilish detectives, villains and more. Several AbeBooks’ sellers will be attending including: Certo Books, Curious Book Shop, Dark Star Books, Dearly Departed Books, DreamHaven Books, Heartwood Rare Books, Kubik’s Fine Books ABAA and Tim’s Books.

According to the fair’s excellent website, “PulpFest will host a large dealers’ room featuring tens of thousands of pulp magazines, vintage paperbacks, digests, men’s adventure and true crime magazines, original art, first edition hardcovers, series books, reference books, dime novels and story papers, Big Little Books, B-Movies, serials and related paper collectibles, old-time radio shows, and Golden and Silver Age comic books, as well as newspaper adventure strips. Not only that, we’ll also have an auction on Saturday night that promises to be one for the ages!”

PulpFest will take place at the Hyatt Regency hotel in Columbus, Ohio. Tickets for the four day event are $40 at the door. Single day tickets on Friday and Saturday are $20 and Sunday tickets are $10.

Learn more about the fair and pulp at www.pulpfest.com.


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