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Nick Camm

Protecting Project Pulp 78: Robert E. Howard

Main Fiction: “Shadows in the Moonlight” (Part II) by Robert E. Howard, first published in Weird Tales, April 1934.

Narrator: Nick Camm.

Far below her something moved. It was as if a black shadow detached itself from the gulf of shadows below her. It moved slowly up the sheer face of the cliff—a vague bulk, shapeless in the semi-darkness. Panic caught Olivia by the throat.

Protecting Project Pulp 77: Robert E. Howard

Main Fiction: “Shadows in the Moonlight” (Part I) by Robert E. Howard, first published in Weird Tales, April 1934.

Narrator: Nick Camm.

‘Oh, I’ve dreamed of such a meeting as this, while I crawled on my belly through the brambles, or lay under rocks while the ants gnawed my flesh, or crouched in the mire up to my mouth—I dreamed, but never hoped it would come to pass. Oh, gods of Hell, how I have yearned for this!’

Protecting Project Pulp 67: Philip K. Dick

Main Fiction: “Prominent Author” by Philip K. Dick, first published in Worlds of Science Fiction, May 1954.

Narrator: Nick Camm.

A novel method of transportation leads to extraordinary revisions.

Protecting Project Pulp 46: Dashiell Hammett

Main Fiction: “Arson Plus” by Dashiell Hammett, first published in Black Mask, October 1, 1923.

Narrator: Nick Camm.

“The company that insured Thornburgh’s house thinks somebody touched it off. They tell me the lower part of the house was soaked with gasoline, but the Lord knows how they could tell — there wasn’t a stick left standing.”

Protecting Project Pulp No. 20: Robert Bloch

Main Fiction: “Fane of the Black Pharaoh” by Robert Bloch, first published in Weird Tales, December 1937.

Narrator: Nick Camm.

Captain Carteret bent forward and peered at the queer, metallic thing. His thin, usually pale face now glowed with unconcealed excitement. He grasped the black object with twitching fingers.

“The Seal of Nephren-Ka!” he whispered.