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Banner: Tales From The Vault! Canadian Pulp Fiction 1940-1952
Table of Contents
About Tales From the Vault!
Canadian Pulp Industry
English Pulp Collection
French Pulp Collection
Corrupting Morals
Decline of the Pulps
Effects of the Pulps


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Special Detective Cases. Vol. 3, no. 18 (May 1945)

Covers featuring a splash of blood usually helped magazines sell, and this tinted watercolour illustration is a fine example. Special Detective Cases was another of the true crime pulps that claimed "every story true." The interior stories were illustrated using crime scene and newspaper photos and courtroom sketches of people involved in the cases.

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