Author Archives: Matthew X. Gomez

Pulp Consumption: L.A. Confidential

L.A. Confidential is a 1997 film based on a novel by James Ellroy, set in the 1950s but filmed in a very ’90s style. It is a master class in adaptation, taking what many people thought was an unfilmable book … Continue reading

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Pulp Appeal: Indiana Jones

The Indiana Jones series is what happens when two powerhouses of the ‘70s and ‘80s decide to craft a love letter to the adventure serials of the 1930s and ‘40s. Indiana Jones is an adventurer first and an academic second, … Continue reading

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Issue 2 Now Available!

That’s right folks, the second issue of Broadswords and Blasters is now live and ready for purchase. Grab your hard copy here, or if you’d rather get your pulp dead tree free, well, that’s available too. And while we are … Continue reading

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Submissions Are… OPEN!

With Issue 2 being released, BROADSWORDS AND BLASTERS is officially back open for submissions! So send us your sword & sorcery, your horror, and your retro sci-fi stories. Dazzle us with your prose, but most importantly make sure that you … Continue reading

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Issue 2 Run Down!

Instead of your usual dose of PULP APPEAL, this week we’d thought we’d do something a little different and preview what you’ll find in Issue 2 of Broadswords and Blasters. First up is KAUAHOA VS THE MU by Patrick Baker, … Continue reading

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Pulp Appeal: Sandman Slim

Alright, admittedly, on the surface Richard Kadrey’s anti-hero James Stark might seem an odd fit for a pulp appeal article, what with him being a supernatural vigilante-type in an ostensibly urban fantasy setting. Scratch the surface though, and what you … Continue reading

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Issue 2 Cover Reveal

We’d be lying if we said we weren’t super excited that Luke Spooner/Carrion House did the cover for issue two of Broadswords and Blasters. The image you see is based on one of the stories, “Feathered Death” by Steve Cook. … Continue reading

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