A Check-In at Reese Unlimited

The tenth volume of Lazarus Gray was released earlier this week and, while I haven’t received any feedback on it yet, I think it’s going to be well received. It was a fun project and introduces some great new characters into the universe. I’m currently writing story # 4 for the second Straw-Man anthology. IfContinue reading “A Check-In at Reese Unlimited”

New Pulp Recommendation: Snake Eyes: Deadgame by Rob Liefeld

Rob Liefeld recently took control of G.I. Joe’s most popular character, Snake Eyes, and delivered a thrilling storyline entitled Deadgame. With a plot that spans centuries, the crux of it is that an immortal villain has returned to continue a game of death — and he has his eyes set on both an ancient swordContinue reading “New Pulp Recommendation: Snake Eyes: Deadgame by Rob Liefeld”

The Occult Forces Project

One of the background elements that has featured in a lot of my pulp adventure stories is the Geheimnisvolles Kraft-Projekt, also dubbed The Occult Forces Project or OFP. Founded in the late 1930s, the OFP was dedicated to utilizing super-science and magic in the name of The Reich and was a subset of The Ahnenerbe.Continue reading “The Occult Forces Project”

Lazarus Goes to War!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SOVEREIGN CITY’S HERO GOES TO WAR IN ALL KINDS OF WAYS!‘THE ADVENTURES OF LAZARUS GRAY VOLUME TEN’ DEBUTS! “The only clue to his identity was a small medallion with the words ‘Lazarus Gray’ stamped upon it.” Since his debut, Barry Reese’s Lazarus Gray has been one of the most popular New PulpContinue reading “Lazarus Goes to War!”

The (Fictional) Women In My Life

I’m mostly known for my male creations — The Peregrine & Lazarus Gray, for instance — but I’ve spent a good bit of my career writing female leads. The Damned Thing, Rabbit Heart and Gravedigger all feature strong female characters. I’m proud of those books, especially since the pulp field is still so testosterone-heavy. NewContinue reading “The (Fictional) Women In My Life”

The Strange Tale Of… Catalyst!

Catalyst, at least in the form of Nathaniel Caine, is one of my oldest characters. I created him way back in 1985 and he went through several permutations, popping up in various stories, comic book scripts, fanfiction and roleplaying campaigns over the years. When I finally became a professional writer, it was only a matterContinue reading “The Strange Tale Of… Catalyst!”

The Sword of Hel

One of the books that should drop soon is a collection of sword & sorcery stories starring Grimarr, the Sword of Hel. A Viking warrior that dies an ignoble death, he finds himself in the Norse underworld. Desperate to redeem himself and find entrance into Valhalla, Grimarr accepts an offer from Hel, the goddess thatContinue reading “The Sword of Hel”