Tag Archives: sword and sorcery

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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Pulp Appeal: Jirel of Joiry

C.L. Moore, stands out as one of the godparents of sword and sorcery and science-fiction, and nowhere is this more apparent than in her creation, Jirel of Joiry. Jirel stands out for several reasons as a character of the Golden … Continue reading

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Pulp Appeal: Egil & Nix

I first came across Paul S. Kemp’s characters of Egil and Nix in the highly recommended Blackguards anthology put out by Ragnarok Press, and I have been sure to pick up their individual novels . Coming across as a couple … Continue reading

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Pulp Appeal: Elric of Melniboné

  I can pinpoint exactly when I first came across Elric, the doomed albino sorcerer-king of Melniboné. I was a freshman in high school, and there, among the rest of the science-fiction and fantasy books in the school library were … Continue reading

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Pulp Appeal: Conan the Barbarian

Trying to pin down when I originally was exposed to Conan, the world-travelling barbarian created by Robert E. Howard, is tricky. It might have been watching edited versions of Conan the Barbarian and Conan the Destroyer when I was a … Continue reading

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Issue 1 Now Available!

Issue 1 is now available on Amazon!  We are really pleased with how this issue came out and have nothing but praise for the writers who contributed. So go on, check it out, and maybe leave a review when your … Continue reading

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Pulp Appeal: Kull

  Kull, yet another creation of the inestimable Robert E. Howard, is easy to write off as simply a precursor to Conan when you realize that Howard worked on the stories immediately prior to debuting his more famous barbarian. It … Continue reading

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