Review of Doc Talos “Montage”

Montage, by R. Paul Sardanas and Iason Ragnar Bellerophon — review by Grace Ximenez Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of penning a very short story for the Talos anthology collection Mona, and when author/publisher R. Paul Sardanas sent me a contributor’s copy of the book (which was lovely), he also included a reviewContinue reading “Review of Doc Talos “Montage””

Pre-release sale for Doc Talos “Mona”

Following last year’s special collection of tales featuring Rickie Talos (avatar of Pat Savage) comes the second in the series of Doc Talos Files anthologies, each featuring a single character from the Talos Chronicle. Mona spotlights the series pastiche of the classic Doc Savage character Princess Monja. Perhaps one of the oddest not-quite-love-stories of theContinue reading “Pre-release sale for Doc Talos “Mona””

Pre-release sale for Doc Talos “Montage”

“An amazing weaving of diverse cinematic texts, which creates a web of living, breathing, heartfelt fiction.” – Atom Mudman Bezecny “Audacity always audacity…” – André Vathier The newest Doc Talos book is now available for pre-order! Montage is the first Doc Talos Double — a sophisticated take on the classic “Ace Double” format, where youContinue reading “Pre-release sale for Doc Talos “Montage””

The months ahead: New and upcoming in the Doc Talos library of tales

Heading into the final months of 2022 and looking forward into 2023, there is a dazzling array of books, stories and art that is both here and coming. The busy year of 2022 has seen the release of four books: Rickie, the anthology of tales featuring the Talos pastiche of Pat Savage…Wolves, a re-imagining ofContinue reading “The months ahead: New and upcoming in the Doc Talos library of tales”

Review of the Rickie Talos anthology

(Grace Ximenez hosted a noir/story/roleplay/film site for almost a decade, and headlined three pulp-peril short-story collections called The Grace X Anthologies. She is the author of the Doc Talos fan fiction story “Esperanza”, and was the primary inspiration for the character “Grace X” in The Talos Chronicle.) Rickie, by R. Paul Sardanas, Atom Mudman Bezecny,Continue reading “Review of the Rickie Talos anthology”

The Conseil du Mal discusses Philip José Farmer’s “Doc Savage: His Apocalyptic Life” – Part 3

Welcome to the third and final installment of the Conseil du Mal (Council of Evil) discussion of this classic of pulp/heroic mythography. The Council is made up of three contemporary pulp authors: Atom Mudman Bezecny, editor of Odd Tales of Wonder publications and author of the multi-book Hero Saga…R. Paul Sardanas, author of over thirtyContinue reading “The Conseil du Mal discusses Philip José Farmer’s “Doc Savage: His Apocalyptic Life” – Part 3″

The Conseil du Mal discusses Philip José Farmer’s “Doc Savage: His Apocalyptic Life” – Part 2

What follows is a review/discussion by three diverse authors…all enthusiastic creators and readers of pulp adventure. The three of us met in 2021 and immediately enjoyed one another’s company and writings to the degree that we joined in the tradition of author circles like the 1930’s Kalem Club (a literary group whose last names allContinue reading “The Conseil du Mal discusses Philip José Farmer’s “Doc Savage: His Apocalyptic Life” – Part 2″

The Conseil du Mal discusses Philip José Farmer’s “Doc Savage: His Apocalyptic Life” – Part 1

What follows is a review/discussion by three diverse authors…all enthusiastic creators and readers of pulp adventure. The three of us met in 2021 and immediately enjoyed one another’s company and writings to the degree that we joined in the tradition of author circles like the 1930’s Kalem Club (a literary group whose last names allContinue reading “The Conseil du Mal discusses Philip José Farmer’s “Doc Savage: His Apocalyptic Life” – Part 1″

Three authors discuss the world of modern pulp: Jeff Deischer’s Doc Brazen “Acid Test”

Three Pulp Authors review and discuss Jeff Deischer’s “Acid Test” and the Doc Brazen series A brief intro of our authors: R. Paul Sardanas is the author of over 30 books of both mainstream/classical and pulp fiction, including the pulp-epic Talos Chronicle; Grace Ximenez hosted a noir/story/roleplay/film site for almost a decade, and headlined threeContinue reading “Three authors discuss the world of modern pulp: Jeff Deischer’s Doc Brazen “Acid Test””

New release of the Doc Talos Mythos novella “We Are Connected by Invisible Links”

Doc Talos Mythos books expand on the events and characters from the six core novels of the Talos Chronicle, from new, exciting creative talents. Authorized additions to the Talos canon (and sometimes co-written or illustrated by series creators Sardanas and Bellerophon), they add a unique depth and new perspectives to the Doc Talos story. WeContinue reading “New release of the Doc Talos Mythos novella “We Are Connected by Invisible Links””