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Various: Spicy-Adventure Stories Sampler. V1. 21 Feb 2012
Spicy/Speed Adventure (Stories)
Spicy Adventure Stories was one of the notorious Spicy pulps published by Culture Publications in the late 1930s which concentrated on a simple formula - fast action stories laced with sex. It ran for nine years under that title before the forces of reform forced it to change to the rather more sedate Speed Adventure Stories.
Note that from late 1935 through late 1937, most issues appeared in two different versions - one uncensored and the other self-censored. The censored version was identifiable by a star within a box located at the top of the cover. Little information is known about the differences between these issues but some, at least, contained different stories and possibly had different covers. The covers for the censored versions are displayed in parallel below the uncensored covers.
THE HOUSE OF WEIRD SLEEP—CHARLES R. ALLEN
Over the witchery of a tropic Panama night falls a vicious shadow—a phantom house of beautiful girls in strange, death-like sleep.
THE ISLE OF MONSTERS—JANE THOMAS
Men changed to beasts through torture! Any horror was possible on this island where mermaid-sirens lured their victims to the altar of the copper-headed god!
TUFFY AND HIS HAREM—NICK ANDERSON
LUST TO KILL—JOSE VACA
In the insane carnage of red revolution Collins goes stark, staring mad. It is a woman of easy virtue who saves him, saves him for inscrutable sinister purposes of her own.
MARRIAGE FOR MURDER—C.A.M. DONNE
The girl is a believer in Maxie's magic preparations, and though Rhodes is a doubter, he learns that out of Maxie's shop can come tropical romance and sudden death
MESSAGE TO MORGAN—Guy Russell
Betraying the notorious Sir Henry Morgan was dangerous, but this girl of old San Cristobal wanted only to save her sweetheart. Then she found that betrayal can work both ways.
RIVER OF FIRE—KEN COOPER
When Bob Carson went into the bayou country with his young wife, he thought only of combating superstition and disease. But he soon found truth in the saying— “Women don’t mean nothin’ down in this here neck o’ the woods!”
SKY GODDESS—CLIVE TRENT
On the Tumbleweed’s one side stands the barbaric white queen of a savage land; on the other the ultra-sophisticated aviatrix who knows everything about love. Choose he must, but only after a baptism in blood!
LEAF OF THE LOTUS—GUY RUSSELL
Methodically, the huge Chinese measured his distance before striking.
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