The lurid cover art of Mexican pulp novels is a pop culture revelation. Never before seen in an English or even Spanish-language collection are the often surreal and psychedelic images of extraterrestrials, robots, dinosaurs, dastardly killers, Zorro, Santo, and many other icons from stories involving suspense, mystery, romance and the supernatural. Mexican Pulp Art features [...]
Books Starting with ‘M’
The Incredible World of Japanese Fantasy Films
We’ve located some copies of this amazing, long-out-of-print book that currently sells for a minimum of $75 and as much as $218 online. Now you can purchase the remaining copies from Feral House directly for $35 apiece. Mushroom men. Gargantuan Space Turtles! Evil Brains from Outer Space! Colossal Cuttlefish! They’re all here in Monsters Are [...]
Death in Mexican Popular Culture
How a culture approaches and depicts death says a lot about the way it faces life. In America, death is a fixture of pop culture, shown in fantasies that are violent but curiously detached from reality and moral lessons. In Mexico, death occupies a much different cultural space. Muerte! explores the lurid history of Mexico’s fascination [...]
Charles Manson as revealed in letters, photos, stories, songs, art, testimony and documents.
The Manson File caused a sensation when it first appeared in 1988 under the Amok Press imprint. Never before had uncensored source material from the Family itself become available in a commercially distributed book.
Kim Jong Il’s North Korea
Kim Jong Il’s People’s Republic of North Korea is a gigantic installation, a simulation, a play. Eva Munz, Christian Kracht and Lukas Nikol traveled to this land to take pictures of a country from which there are no pictures. What they show in The Ministry of Truth is a window view of the gigantic 3D production [...]