Early pulp fiction featured Mormons as comic clichés and stock villains. But what if Mormons wrote their own pulp stories? Is the world ready for demon-fighting bishops? Ghost pirate ships on the Great Salt Lake? Zombie-fighting missionaries? And can a sci-fi story written by a Mormon, about a Mormon, win a Nebula? Contributing authors Brian Gibson and Erik Peterson discuss Mormons in popular culture and the new fiction anthology, Monsters & Mormons, a bit of cultural re-appropriation Dr. Terryl Givens said, “…could well serve as an ironic commentary on the contemporary situation, as much as it reveals a healthy coming-to-terms with the Mormon past.