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Posts Tagged ‘Guy N. Smith’

Cimmerians, Crustaceans & The Good Doctor Being a Musing of Absolutely No Consequence involving Vintage Paperbacks, Dr. Fredric Wertham, Robert E. Howard, and Guy N. Smith Today’s post emerges from my having just finished reading John Harrison‘s fine, informative new book Hip Pocket Sleaze: The Lurid World of Vintage Adult Paperbacks (2012, Headpress), which I [...]

Clamp: There’s Something in the Water Vermonsters Feed! [Part 2] For all my blather about Guy N. Smith and the immortal one-novel wonder Pierce Nace, the true wellspring for Peter K.K. Williams‘s novel Clamp is clearly John Sayles‘ Piranha (1978). I’m talking here about the Sayles┬ánovelization of Sayles‘s screenplay for Joe Dante Jr.‘s solo directorial [...]

Clamp: There’s Something In the Water Vermonster Novel Resurrects Gory Monster Novels! [Part 1] I’ve been sick as a dog since Tuesday night, and was so out of it with a head cold by Wednesday AM that I couldn’t even sustain the attention span to watch television. And that’s saying something. So I turned to [...]