Monday, February 26, 2018

Biblio-Curiosa and Currawong: A List of the Pulps

A couple of noteworthy publications from Australia:

Issue No. 7 of Chris Mikul's excellent Biblio-Curiosa is out with reviews and biographies of unusual books and authors.  The contents are as follows:

The Queue by Jonathon Barrow
Spawn: A Novel of Degeneration by Nat Ferber
The Weird Fiction of Violet Van der Elst
Tod Robbins Update
F.C. Meyer: Poet of the Antipodes
The Great Boo-Boo by Henry S. Wilcox
Der Orchideengarten

Also out is John Loder's latest bibliography, this one a lavishly illustrated 52 page stapled chapbook of the Currawong pulps, one of the more desirable Australian pulp publishers of the 1940s and '50s:


  1. Hi,

    Could you provide contact information to order these issues?

  2. Chris is at and single issues are $9 USA by PayPal to that address.

  3. For those who want to order the John Loder bibliography of Currawong books, it is currently available at:

    The print run is limited to 75 copies, however.