text saying advertise on our site
 Total: 26,440 books
 New: 120 books




Thumbnail for Pulp FictionHere we present Dime Novels, Penny Dreadfuls, Story Papers and Pulp Magazines.
All of which were popular reading for the masses in America and abroad from the later 19th and early 20th centuries.

They were then overtaken by the comic book revolution which they helped spawn.

Please do not upload anything after 1922 without first getting it cleared by an administrator first.
You are WELCOME to enjoy our site & read ALL our books online. But to download & join our forum please create a FREE account or login

Pulp Fiction

Crime and Detective

Thumbnail for Crime and Detective
Title:Crime and Detective
Issues Available:179
Latest Issue:Sexton Blake Library S3 191 | Uploaded: Feb 27, 2015
Sub-Categories:The Black Mask (4) | Complete Detective Cases (2) | Crack Detective (2) | Detective Story Magazine (3) | Dixon Hawke (4) | Front Page Detective (3) | The Illustrated Detective Magazine (1) | Nick Carter Stories (7) | Old Broadbrim (2) | Old Cap. Collier Library (6) | Sexton Blake Library (63) | Ten Detective Aces (1) | The Thriller (28) | The Union Jack (41)

Horror

Thumbnail for Horror
Title:Horror
Issues Available:8
Latest Issue:Weird Tales v01 01 | Uploaded: Oct 26, 2013
Sub-Categories:The Black Cat (3) | Ghost Stories (1) | Weird Tales (2)

Romance

Thumbnail for Romance
Title:Romance
Issues Available:24
Latest Issue:Lovers 1 | Uploaded: Sep 11, 2014
Sub-Categories:Army Romances (1) | Dream World (1) | Girls' Friend Library (1) | Love Short Stories (1) | Peg's Companion (1) | Peg's Paper (1) | Ranch Romances (2) | Rangeland Romances/Love Stories (5) | Real Western Romances (1) | Romance Series (5) | Romantic Movie Stories (1)

Science Fiction

Thumbnail for Science Fiction
Title:Science Fiction
Issues Available:289
Latest Issue:Amazing Stories v05 09 | Uploaded: Mar 17, 2015
Sub-Categories:Amazing Stories (18) | Amazing Stories Quarterly (17) | Fanciful Tales (1) | Fantastic Adventures (23) | Fantasy Book (4) | Frank Reade Library (98) | Imaginative Tales (1) | New Worlds (4) | Planet Stories (2) | Rocket Stories (2) | Saturn (1) | Scientific Detective Monthly (2) | The Spider (5) | Thrills Incorporated (2)

Western

Thumbnail for Western
Title:Western
Issues Available:20
Latest Issue:Wild West Weekly 1 | Uploaded: Dec 3, 2014
Sub-Categories:Log Cabin Library (2) | Mammoth Western (2) | Two-Gun Western (1) | Wild West Weekly (1)

Adventure

Thumbnail for Adventure
Title:Adventure
Issues Available:22
Latest Issue:Adventure v028 01 | Uploaded: Apr 27, 2015

Air Adventures

Thumbnail for Air Adventures
Title:Air Adventures
Issues Available:1
Latest Issue:Air Adventures v01 01 | Uploaded: Jul 14, 2013

The All-Story Magazine

Thumbnail for The All-Story Magazine
Title:The All-Story Magazine
Issues Available:6
Latest Issue:All-Story Weekly v098 002 | Uploaded: Oct 4, 2013

The Argosy

Thumbnail for The Argosy
Title:The Argosy
Issues Available:16
Latest Issue:The Argosy v119 002 | Uploaded: Oct 25, 2013
Argosy, later titled The Argosy and Argosy All-Story Weekly, was an American pulp magazine from 1882 through 1978, published by Frank Munsey. It is the first American pulp magazine. The magazine began as a children's weekly story-paper entitled The Golden Argosy.

In late September 1882, Frank Munsey had moved to New York City to start Argosy, having arranged a partnership with a friend and with a stockbroker from. Munsey put most of his money, around $500, into purchasing stories for the magazine. Once in New York, the stockbroker backed out, and Munsey released his New York friend from involvement, as they were hopelessly underfunded. He then pitched the magazine to a publisher, and convinced him to publish the magazine and hire Munsey as editor.

The first issue published December 2, 1882, was eight pages and cost five cents. Munsey found targeting children a mistake, as they did not stay subscribed for any length of time, since they grew out of reading the magazine. Additionally, children did not have much money to spend, limiting the number of advertisers.

In December 1888 the title was changed to The Argosy. Publication to monthly in April 1894, at which time the magazine began its shift towards pulp fiction. It eventually published its first all-fiction issue in 1896. The all-fiction Argosy launched a new genre of magazines, and is considered the pioneer among pulp magazines. (Source: wikipedia)

It appears that nothing before 1951 was renewed as well as not all issues after were renewed. However, many individuals stories were renewed. We have had to remove all issues after 1922 until stories can be searched.

Beadle's Dime Library

Thumbnail for Beadle's Dime Library
Title:Beadle's Dime Library
Issues Available:2
Latest Issue:The Peddler Spy or Dutchmen and Yankees A Tale of the Capture of Good Hope | Uploaded: Oct 24, 2013

Beadle's Half Dime Library

Thumbnail for Beadle's Half Dime Library
Title:Beadle's Half Dime Library
Issues Available:11
Latest Issue:Beadle's Half Dime Library 0502 | Uploaded: Oct 25, 2013

Boys' First Rate Pocket Library

Thumbnail for Boys' First Rate Pocket Library
Title:Boys' First Rate Pocket Library
Issues Available:2
Latest Issue:Boys' First-Rate Pocket Library #098 | Uploaded: Oct 26, 2013

Brave and Bold Weekly

Thumbnail for Brave and Bold Weekly
Title:Brave and Bold Weekly
Issues Available:2
Latest Issue:Brave And Bold 109 | Uploaded: Oct 26, 2013

The Brookside Library

Thumbnail for The Brookside Library
Title:The Brookside Library
Issues Available:2
Latest Issue:The Brookside Library 0037 | Uploaded: Oct 26, 2013

Captain Mors

Thumbnail for Captain Mors
Title:Captain Mors
Issues Available:1
Latest Issue:Adrift In Space | Uploaded: Dec 30, 2012
Thanks to Jess Nevins for permission to carry these from his website. Translated from the German by Justin Gilbert

The Deadwood Dick Library

Thumbnail for The Deadwood Dick Library
Title:The Deadwood Dick Library
Issues Available:4
Latest Issue:v01 05 - Wild Ivan | Uploaded: Dec 31, 2014

Dick Turpin

Thumbnail for Dick Turpin
Title:Dick Turpin
Issues Available:1
Latest Issue:Dick Turpin 170 | Uploaded: Oct 13, 2012

Famous Fantastic Mysteries

Thumbnail for Famous Fantastic Mysteries
Title:Famous Fantastic Mysteries
Issues Available:3
Latest Issue:Famous Fantastic Mysteries v01n01 | Uploaded: Jul 14, 2013

Fight Stories

Thumbnail for Fight Stories
Title:Fight Stories
Issues Available:3
Latest Issue:Fight Stories v01 01 | Uploaded: Oct 3, 2013

Five Cent Wide Wake Library

Thumbnail for Five Cent Wide Wake Library
Title:Five Cent Wide Wake Library
Issues Available:10
Latest Issue:Five Cent Wide Wake Library v02 1268 | Uploaded: Oct 24, 2013

Four O'Clock

Thumbnail for Four O'Clock
Title:Four O'Clock
Issues Available:1
Latest Issue:Four O'Clock 007 | Uploaded: Aug 11, 2012

The Halfpenny Surprise

Thumbnail for The Halfpenny Surprise
Title:The Halfpenny Surprise
Issues Available:1
Latest Issue:Halfpenny Surprise #020 | Uploaded: Jun 26, 2012

Jungle Stories

Thumbnail for Jungle Stories
Title:Jungle Stories
Issues Available:6
Latest Issue:Jungle Stories v3 06 | Uploaded: Oct 5, 2013

The Liberty Boys Of 76

Thumbnail for The Liberty Boys Of 76
Title:The Liberty Boys Of 76
Issues Available:1
Latest Issue:Liberty Boys Of 76 424 | Uploaded: Jun 10, 2012

Mammoth Adventure

Thumbnail for Mammoth Adventure
Title:Mammoth Adventure
Issues Available:1
Latest Issue:Mammoth Adventure v01 03 | Uploaded: May 12, 2013

National Police Gazette

Thumbnail for National Police Gazette
Title:National Police Gazette
Issues Available:7
Latest Issue:National Police Gazette v001 0007 | Uploaded: Oct 24, 2013
The National Police Gazette, commonly referred to as simply the Police Gazette, was an American magazine founded in 1845 by two journalists, Enoch E. Camp, also an attorney, and George Wilkes, a transcontinental railroad booster. In 1866, Wilkes and Camp sold the Gazette to George W. Matsell. The editor and proprietor from 1877 until his death in 1922 was Richard Kyle Fox, an immigrant from Ireland.

Ostensibly devoted to matters of interest to the police, it is a tabloid-like publication, with lurid coverage of murders, Wild West outlaws, and sport. It is well known for its engravings and photographs of scantily clad strippers, burlesque dancers, and prostitutes, often skirting on the edge of what is legally considered obscenity.

The National Police Gazette enjoyed considerable popularity in the late 19th century and early decades of the 20th century; but its popularity decreased during the Great Depression. The National Police Gazette continued on after the death of Fox as a monthly publication for many years before ceasing print publication in 1977.

In its heyday it was immensely influential. In the first part of the 20th century, the United States became the centre for professional boxing. It was generally accepted that the "world champions" were those listed by the Police Gazette. After 1920, the National Boxing Association began to sanction "title fights". (Source: wikipedia)

New Story Magazine

Thumbnail for New Story Magazine
Title:New Story Magazine
Issues Available:1
Latest Issue:New Story Magazine v08 03 | Uploaded: Oct 15, 2012

Northern Messenger

Thumbnail for Northern Messenger
Title:Northern Messenger
Issues Available:6
Latest Issue:Northern Messenger (1940-11-22) | Uploaded: Oct 7, 2013

The Nugget Library

Thumbnail for The Nugget Library
Title:The Nugget Library
Issues Available:3
Latest Issue:v1 128 - Tom Edison Jr.'s Electric Mule | Uploaded: Dec 31, 2014

The Popular Magazine

Thumbnail for The Popular Magazine
Title:The Popular Magazine
Issues Available:9
Latest Issue:Popular Magazine v48 03 | Uploaded: Oct 16, 2012

RAF Aces

Thumbnail for RAF Aces
Title:RAF Aces
Issues Available:1
Latest Issue:RAF Aces v03 02 | Uploaded: Sep 30, 2013

Robin Hood

Thumbnail for Robin Hood
Title:Robin Hood
Issues Available:3
Latest Issue:Robin Hood 007 | Uploaded: Oct 21, 2012

Sensation

Thumbnail for Sensation
Title:Sensation
Issues Available:1
Latest Issue:Sensation v01 02 | Uploaded: Oct 18, 2012

Something To Read

Thumbnail for Something To Read
Title:Something To Read
Issues Available:2
Latest Issue:Something To Read v028 0675 | Uploaded: Oct 26, 2013

Spicy Adventure

Thumbnail for Spicy Adventure
Title:Spicy Adventure
Issues Available:1
Latest Issue:Spicy Adventure Stories v04 06 | Uploaded: Jun 21, 2013

Sunday Novel

Thumbnail for Sunday Novel
Title:Sunday Novel
Issues Available:3
Latest Issue:Sunday Novel 2 | Uploaded: Oct 8, 2013

Telling Tales

Thumbnail for Telling Tales
Title:Telling Tales
Issues Available:1
Latest Issue:Telling Tales v23n01 | Uploaded: Aug 11, 2012

Thrilling Adventures

Thumbnail for Thrilling Adventures
Title:Thrilling Adventures
Issues Available:1
Latest Issue:Thrilling Adventures v02 03 | Uploaded: Aug 11, 2012

The War Library

Thumbnail for The War Library
Title:The War Library
Issues Available:4
Latest Issue:The War Library v07 207 | Uploaded: Oct 24, 2013

Young Folks Tales

Thumbnail for Young Folks Tales
Title:Young Folks Tales
Issues Available:1
Latest Issue:Young Folk's Tales 198 | Uploaded: Sep 9, 2012
Name
Cover
Date
Pages
Uploader
Date
Added
Size
(mb)
View
Down
loads
Rated
An Eastern Vendetta by Old Sleuth 161 Pulpshmoo Oct 27, 2013 117.64 845 18
Basketball Stories v01 001 130 DPP Oct 21, 2013 85.31 740 19
Black Hollow 101 Pulpshmoo Jan 1, 2015 14.23 542 15
Boy Exiles of Siberia 33 Pulpshmoo Jan 1, 2015 102.47 424 10
Complete War Novels Magazine v01 03 114 DPP Oct 5, 2013 89.40 1126 36
Diamond Dick, Jr. 0076 37 Pulpshmoo Oct 25, 2013 31.80 945 20
Dick Turpin in a Hot Corner 21 Pulpshmoo Jan 1, 2015 113.99 474 17
Everybody's Magazine v24 03 316 unknown / hoover Oct 5, 2013 50.43 908 20
Frank Leslie's Chimney Corner v017 438 17 unknown / hoover Oct 5, 2013 41.06 801 17
Fritz to the Front by Edward L. Wheeler 164 Pulpshmoo Oct 27, 2013 100.37 777 15
Gentleman's Journal v01 12 16 unknown / hoover Oct 5, 2013 28.72 855 20
Inkle and Yarico 30 Pulpshmoo Jan 1, 2015 12.98 348 8
Jack and His Seven Foes 177 Pulpshmoo Oct 27, 2013 203.77 804 12
Motor Matts Queer Find or the Secret of the Iron Chest 37 Pulpshmoo Jan 1, 2015 149.79 442 14
Old Sleuth's Own 041 The Twin Ventriloquists 101 Pulpshmoo Oct 27, 2013 41.69 696 19
Penny Illustrated Paper and Illustrated Times 52.1342 February 19, 1887 16 Pulpshmoo Jan 1, 2015 43.35 362 10
Pluck And Luck 1450 The Pearl Prince 35 Pulpshmoo Oct 27, 2013 39.69 865 19
Scarlet Adventuress v01 03 52 cimmerian32 May 13, 2013 73.38 2564 115
Street and Smith's Literary Album 0129 17 Pulpshmoo Oct 25, 2013 55.21 1022 19
Strike for the King 29 Pulpshmoo Jan 1, 2015 34.28 421 14
Tarzan of the Apes (1918) 198 Ajnaabi Jun 28, 2014 62.03 1494 73
The Castle of Montabino 42 Pulpshmoo Jan 1, 2015 35.84 464 11
The Green Splotches by T. S, Stribling 36 Pulpshmoo Oct 27, 2013 42.20 1118 30
The Magician 36 Pulpshmoo Jan 1, 2015 31.39 578 21
The Mysteries of Bedlam 117 Pulpshmoo Oct 27, 2013 96.82 930 32
The Nickel Library v012 0262 - The Yankee Smuggler 33 Pulpshmoo Oct 27, 2013 28.29 762 19
The O'er Land And Sea Library 0110 69 Pulpshmoo Oct 27, 2013 56.01 749 21
The Wampus Cat v02 03 37 D&M Oct 5, 2013 20.23 1124 23
The White Pilgrim 38 Pulpshmoo Jan 1, 2015 14.82 444 16
Tip Top Tales 077 69 Pulpshmoo Oct 27, 2013 31.11 845 17
Yankee Eph 100 Pulpshmoo Jan 1, 2015 63.02 362 11
Young's Magazine v27 01 140 unknown / hoover Oct 5, 2013 40.12 1147 25
  
Disclaimer: If you have come to this site to find pirated or illegal material, you will be disappointed! We only hold comic books and images that are in the Public Domain. If you suspect that any of our content may be infringing copyright, then please use our contact page to let us know. So we can investigate further.