Author Archives: Matthew X. Gomez

Pulp Appeal: The Boonies

The Boonies is a high school mystery film starring tarring Cody Ko, Andi Matichak (Halloween), Calum Worthy (The Act) and J.J. Nolan (You, The Mindy Project). The premise is that a member of the group, Doug, recently died in a … Continue reading

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Pulp Appeal: MAXINE UNLEASHES DOOMSDAY

Nick Kolakowski (Boise Longpig Hunting Club, Slaughterhouse Blues, Main Bad Guy, et al) dropped this bomb of a book in our laps with a mad cackle before leaping into a stripped down war buggy with a fifty cal mounted on … Continue reading

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Pulp Appeal: The House on the Borderland (Guest Post by J. Rohr)

Editors’ Note: J. Rohr is a Chicago native known for his dark humor, and love of history.  He can be found online at http://www.honestyisnotcontagious.com dealing with the more corrosive aspects of everyday life, and on Twitter at @JackBlankHSH. Horror isn’t always … Continue reading

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Issue 11 Is Live!

In our 11th issue we’re excited to bring you: Aaron Emmel’s story “A Protector on the Road,” his follow up to the story “Irini,” which we originally published in issue five. James Kane graces us with a story where sword … Continue reading

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SUBMISSIONS ARE OPEN!

Once again, your humble editors have taken leave of their collective senses and have decided to once more call for stories. If you read this and it is after October 31, 2019… our deepest condolences but the window has closed, … Continue reading

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Pulp Consumption: The Dark Crystal

“The Dark Crystal,” for anyone that doesn’t know, was a 1982 film by Jim Henson that follows Jen, the presumed last of the Gelflings, as he tries to fulfill a prophecy. The prophecy in question relates to the titular Dark … Continue reading

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Pulp Consumption: Tough 2 (Crime Stories)

One of the unexpected side benefits to starting Broadsword and Blasters was discovering the plethora of other short fiction being published, especially by small independent presses. One of those happens to be Tough, headed by Rusty Barnes. Tough is primarily … Continue reading

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