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Octopulps

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Pulps and octopuses! Octopuses and pulps! Not sure how this has evaded my attention until now but better late than never, especially when the contents are this er, pulpy. Francesca Myman, self-proclaimed Mistress of the Tentacled Oblivion (there’s a title to conjure with), has accumulated a stunning collection of octopoidal pulp madness. More goggle-eyed cephalopods than you can wave a blunt harpoon at. Hunks and babes alike, all must submit to the suckered demands of the tentacled menace!

Previously on { feuilleton }
Zeppelin vs. Pterodactyls
Coming soon: Sea Monsters and Cannibals!
Druillet meets Hodgson
It’s a pulp, pulp, pulp world
Davy Jones

 


 

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4 comments or trackbacks

  1. #1 posted by Mo Ali

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    everyone loves tentacles (except maybe that dame on the cover of Spicy Adventure stories)…reminds me of Jeff Lint’s early work:

    http://www.steveaylett.com/media/lintMaximimTentacles.gif

  2. #2 posted by John

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    Eight arms to hold you, as Joe Orton had it (in a different context, of course).

  3. #3 posted by Nicki Greenberg

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    Wow – fabulous octo graphics. Of course, the octo most likely to kill you would fit in the palm of your hand – but of course that wouldn’t make for much of a cover image.

  4. #4 posted by John

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    Ah yes, the blue-ringed fiend. William Burroughs was fascinated by them and had them used as weapons in The Western Lands.

 


 

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