The series tanked, and eventually Elwood announced that he was giving up sf because it was not Christ-centered. This seemed to indicate a certain slowness in picking up the local culture, but it was revealed that before he was in sf, he edited pro wrestling magazines and quit after several years when he figured out that the results of the matches were predetermined.
The sf field responded. Two proud families with long histories in sf, the del Reys and the Wollheims, said, “Don’t let this outsider, this religious fanatic, turn our beloved culture into a mass of repetitious, formulaic product. Let us do it.” And so it was. Pulp Librarian remembers.
Thanx to File 770