Resources for Research
The Science Fiction and Fantasy Research DatabaseTexas A&M University
This database provides access to thousands of research sources in the areas of science fiction and fantasy, including items related to pulp writers and magazines.
Science Fiction Studies
The website of the one of the premier journals in the science fiction field includes a searchable database of past issues.
REHupa: The Robert E. Howard United Press Association
This organization's website provides valuable resources for research on pulp writer Robert E. Howard.
This individual website provides a valuable and extensive list of magazines related to science fiction and fantasy, along with some links to full text.
Internet Speculative Fiction Database
This extensive database provides excellent indexing of publication information of many publications in speculative fiction, including the pulps. Links provide exhaustive information on publication histories of individual works.
The Modernist Journals Project
While this resource--an academic site devoted to little magazines and their contributions to modernism--excludes slicks and the pulps be design, it is useful for understanding the cultural context that excluded popular reading from the understanding of modernism.
The Pulp Project
This ambitious project has scanned hundreds of issues of pulp magazines that have fallen out of copyright and has made them available online.
The Pulp Net
This website contains much information about the pulps, most of it coming from the very knowledgeable collecting community.
The Virtual Newsstand Project
This website was created as a capstone project by students at the University of West Florida under the direction of pulp scholar David M. Earle.
This is the website for Pulpfest, the national conventions for enthusiasts and collectors of pulp magazines.
The Robert E. Howard Foundation
This organization works to preserve the writing of Robert E. Howard, creator of Conan and writer primarily for Weird Tales.
The Robert E. Howard Electronic Amateur Press Association
This site contains links to independent scholarship on Robert E. Howard. A particular strength of this site is its documentation of fan culture and amateur press publications.
H. P. Lovecraft Archive
This website is regularly updated and provides valuable resources for research related to H.P. Lovecraft.
A Free Website for Books, Periodicals, and Videos
As its title says, this website offers free access to many books, periodicals, and videos. The link below will take you to the site's periodicals page, where many scanned issues of pulps can be found.
Field Guide to Wild American Pulp Artists
This website catalogs many pulp artists for both cover art and line art. The examples are not comprehensive, but there are many good representative examples of work from each artists. Includes artist biographies.
The Digital Deli Too
This website contains extensive information about old radio programs. Some programs based on popular pulps are included.