Kaspa, a Real Lion Man
Artwork by Rob Sankner & Joe Orsak
History of Pulpdom
There are now 100 issues of Pulpdom the magazine, born in Jan. 1997. If you add 89 issues of ERB-dom (1960-1976) to 62 issues of Fantastic Collector (1988-1996) that is 252 magazines I have published in 60 years. That average was 4.2 a year.
There is a lot of variety in the 100
issues of Pulpdom about authors & pulps. 3 free issues in PDF format.
H. Bedford-Jones, "King of
the Pulps", is the featued
ACTION STORIES is a
typical "pulp magazine",of
1930s and 40s.It is described in
Pulpdom Online #17, which
has a story from 1940, and
is a fat 48 page PDF. POL #17
All 75 back issues are available as
75 PDF units. This folder is 771 MB and they can be sent at one time. On receipt, put them in a folder for easy reference. Then use the INDEX to all 75 issues, and search thru about 2000 pages.Send $40 by check to Cazedessus, 12450 Parklake Ave., Baton Rouge, LA 70816.....or use Paypal, though they are unreliable.
Pulpdom Online 1-23
is just a name change. All 23 issues
is about 500 pages.$10 gets you all 23, ----> actually all 26
in 26 PDF units, w/an index/guide.
Contents Guide for
first 23 issues.......
Best deal, all 100 issues,
- 100 magazines -
in 100 PDFs for only $50,
The latest issue of Pulpdom,
#100, is FREE ! Click here!
or send check to
12450 Parklake Ave.
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
Who is Kaspa?
Inspired by Tarzan, [created by
Edgar Rice Burroughs in 1912]
Kaspa the Lion Man was created
by C.T. Stoneham in 1930. There
were three novels by Stoneham,
and now five new short stories by
Mike Taylor and Caz, published
in recent issues of Pulpdom --this
obscure little magazine with an
origin in the 20th century. [ERB-
dom, the father of Pulpdom,
began publication in 1960, and
won the Sci Fi Hugo for Best
Amateur Magazine of 1966.]
One of the new Kaspa stories,
is included in Pulpdom #100,
which is free. Some issues of
Pulpdom are for sale and three
are free. I hope that the free ones,
in PDF fromat (#17, #20 & #100)
will give you a “feel” for them
and you will want the complete
set in PDF format for only $50.
When you have all 100 issues in
a folder on your desktop, each is
quickly available for reference
and easy to read and review
Who is Yashtar?
Another of the KASPA tales,
"Trek into Tirambitar” is a 30,000
word adventure that introduces
“Yashtar, the Lion Goddess”, a
strong and beautiful companion
of the Lion Man. She was created
in 1940 by John Wiggin in an issue
of ACTION STORIES, (Aug.1940)
and her story is reprinted in full
in Pulpdom Online #17, one of
the free issues. She is the perfect
mate for the Lion Man, as you
will see on reading about her.
THE CRUMBLING PULPS
The world of pulp magazines
and the characters they presented
to the popular "fiction reading"
public for over 50 years has faded.
But, they remain an opportunity to escape today's techno world, and re- live fantasy adventures in fantastic settings with famous heroes written by mostly forgotten authors. My version of Kaspa and his lion friends reflects my idea of
escape fiction, not too much blood and mayhem, more a tale of exploration and life in the wilds, reminiscent of early America
when it was not cluttered with too
--- Camille Cazedessus, BR,La.
*** CAZUALS ***
Even I've confirmed
there are actually 101 issues of Pupdom, not 100. But the numbers on the issues are
"individually OK" so
it's only a project for
true zine counters.
Got another back-up copy of Ike Asimov's CHRONOLOGY OF THE WORLD, one of the great history books of the 20th century. If you don't have this book in your library, you are really limiting yourself. No single book gives you super information on any two pages of this 675 page 1991 treasure.
FACEBOOK so Mao like I cannot even respond to my family about the hurricane at my house. They are big brother tyrants, 100% hunks of S.
I never sold a single book on FcBk, but did meet a few interesting people and bought some fine original art from Rob Sankner, who still posts some really funny stories. But I will
delete my account ASAP.
I especially savor my ability to repeatedly revise this website, even if some of it is a bit off. At least i cannot be canned by some petty tyrant who let me be called a "reprobate" by a monkey boy. ---> BTW, "monkey boy" is from Buckaroo Banzai...
movie.... I must watch it again to see how it was used.
Meanwhile I have found some good books, the story of Jean Lafitte is one, good reprints in dj of Land Time Forgot and Moon Maid are 2 more. Enjoying rebuilding my ERB collection, great fun.
We, must prep for Isa the hurricane that has S. Louisiana in its path, tho I am on high ground with a generator to keep ice cubes available at a whim. Still, they can be rough for others in certain areas. and will surely cause some deaths and such.
KIT CARSON (1809-1868)
A real person who became one of the
first of the pulp heroes, in spite of his
disdain for such notoriety. Perhaps 50
"dime novels" feature him, or characters
using his name. Not too tall, rather shy
and unassuming, he lived in Taos, New
Mexico and had a family of ten kids
with his wife Josefa, a fine Spanish lady.
I voted for Donald J. Trump
Who was Louis L'Amour?
- creator of the Sacketts!
KASPA is a registered Trademark.
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