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15th Fantastic Pulps Show Saturday May 14

May 13, 2011 | Lorna | Comments (0)

The 15th Fantastic Pulps Show will take place on Saturday, May 14 between 10:00 AM and 5:00 PM. The lower level of the Lillian H.Smith building will be filled with tables displaying the pulp magazines published in the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s, loved for their exotic fiction and dramatic cover art.

At 1:30 PM, Neil Mechem of Girasol Collectables will give a lecture on pulp cover art, using images taken from his own collection. The lecture will take place in the reading room of the Merril Collection of Science Fiction on the 3rd floor of the Lillian Smith building, at 239 College Street. The event is co-sponsored by the Friends of the Merril Collection.

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The Merril Collection holds over 70,000 items, all science fiction, fantasy, or horror, as well as non-fiction about science fiction and fantasy. The materials are available for reading room use only. For more information call the Merril Collection at 416-393-7748.