Altus Press

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Altus Press is a publisher of works primarily related to the pulp magazines from the 1910s to the 50s. Founded in 2006 by publisher Matthew Moring, Altus Press has focused on four categories of publications: Pulp Reprints, Pulp Histories, New Pulps, and the Lost Race Library.

They are also the publisher of the new Doc Savage novels written by Lester Dent and Will Murray.

Pulp Reprints[edit]

Pulp Reprints are the primary focus of Altus Press. These usually are books for completists, containing all the stories of a specific character, with new introductions written by pulp historians such as Will Murray and Tom Johnson. Because of this editorial decision, some of these spread across several volumes. The titles include:

Pulp Histories[edit]

In addition to prose, Altus Press has published several histories on the medium, primarily focused on specific characters. The titles include:

New Pulps[edit]

Altus Press has published fiction in the vein of the original pulps, many of which featuring original pulp characters. Tom Johnson, the former editor of the pulp fanzine Echoes, is one of the main writers. The titles include:

  • Doc Savage: Death’s Dark Domain (by Lester Dent and Will Murray)
  • Doc Savage: The Forgotten Realm (by Lester Dent and Will Murray)
  • Doc Savage: The Infernal Buddha (by Lester Dent and Will Murray)
  • Doc Savage: Horror in Gold (by Lester Dent and Will Murray)
  • Doc Savage: The Desert Demons (by Lester Dent and Will Murray)
  • Doc Savage: Skull Island (by Will Murray and Joe DeVito)
  • Writings in Bronze (by Will Murray)
  • Exciting Pulp Tales (by Tom Johnson)
  • Pulp Detectives (by Tom Johnson)
  • Triple Detective #4 (Fall 1956) (by Tom Johnson)
  • Triple Detective #3 (Summer 1956) (by Tom Johnson)
  • Triple Detective #2 (Spring 1956) (by Tom Johnson)
  • Triple Detective #1 (Winter 1956) (by Tom Johnson)
  • Secret Agent X: Halo of Horror (by Stephen Payne)
  • Secret Agent X: Master of Madness (by Stephen Payne)
  • Tales of Masks & Mayhem (by Maxentius Andor Scarlatti, Therese Drippe, John L. French, Lance Curry, Michael A. Black, Debra Delorme, and Will Murray)

Lost Race Library[edit]

A new area of focus, this focus on "lost race" stories, of groups of people found in far-away lands that where thought non-existent.

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