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Pulp-O-Mizer: Build your own pulp magazine cover

Aliens! Science gone wrong! Dive into the sensationalist depths of retro pulp by creating your own magazine with an online pulp magazine cover generator.

Amanda Kooser
Freelance writer Amanda C. Kooser covers gadgets and tech news with a twist for CNET. When not wallowing in weird gear and iPad apps for cats, she can be found tinkering with her 1956 DeSoto.
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It came from beyond the InterWebNets! (Click to enlarge.) Pulp-O-Mizer

Delve into startling mysteries of underground kingdoms ruled by worm-people! Uncover the shocking tale of aliens from the planet Gortha! Follow the rise of the robots as they conquer the remnants of a rebellious humanity! Pulp books and magazines are easy to love for their sensational titles and enticing imagery.

You don't have to be an accomplished illustrator to turn out a pulp cover of your very own. Head over to the Pulp-O-Mizer and customize a cover to your heart's content. The Pulp-O-Mizer lets you get deep into the details of building your own awe-inspiring headlines.

You can piece the cover imagery together from options ranging from otherworldly planet-scapes to views inside a mad scientist's lab. You could kill a lot of time just tinkering with various covers. If you don't want a good chunk of your productivity going down the drain, then you might want to hold of on visiting the Pulp-O-Mizer until after you're done with work.

The Pulp-O-Mizer will let you download and share lower-resolution versions of the covers you create. If you want higher quality, then you can check out the merchandise options. Print it onto a coffee mug for $14 or get a unique iPad cover for $55.95. Just watch out for the seductive siren women from planet Venus. They don't want to cuddle, they just want to harvest your organs for their human space farm.