Pulp Fiction > Hero Pulps

The Crime Fighting Super Hero emerged during the Pulp Fiction era in a category of magazines now known as the Hero Pulps. These magazines were incredibly successful with publishing runs many times lasting for over a decade. The Spider, Operator 5, The Shadow and Doc Savage were some of the Hero Pulps that captivated readers for decades.

    Zorro #1: The Mark of Zorro by Johnston McCulley

The Mark of Zorro (a.k.a. The Curse of Capistrano) introduces popular culture's first masked crime-fighter. This volume includes two additional adventures, "Zorro Saves a Friend" and "Zorro Hunts a Jackal."

Genre: AdventureHero PulpsPulp FictionWild West

    Prince of the Red Looters by Grant Stockbridge and Norvell Page

Never before had any criminal dared give open challenge to The Spider! Never before had Richard Wentworth faced a foe who welcomed personal combat with the grim avenger whom all others feared... And while they fought--The Spider and The Fly--men and women were dying by the scores and a new and fearless criminal army was forming under the dark banner of that gentlemanly killer whose was "Kill The Spider--and the world is ours!"

Year: 1934
Genre: Hero Pulps

    The Masked Invasion by Curtis Steele and Frederick C. Davis

Jmmy Christopher is Operator 5. In THE MASKED INVASION he fends off the Masked Empire, an organization that threatens the very existance of the United States as a democratic force. Originally printed in the April, 1934 issue of Operator 5 Magazine.

Year: 1934
Genre: Hero PulpsPulp Fiction

 

TitleAuthorSeriesGenres & Tags

Army of the Dead Curtis Steele Operator 5Hero Pulps
Attack of the Blizzard Men Curtis Steele Operator 5Hero Pulps
Blood Reign of the Dictator Curtis Steele Operator 5Hero Pulps
Builders of the Dark Empire Grant Stockbridge The SpiderHero PulpsPulp Fiction
Cavern of the Damned Curtis Steele Operator 5Hero Pulps
City of Flaming Shadows Grant Stockbridge The SpiderHero Pulps
Corpse Cargo Grant Stockbridge The SpiderHero Pulps
Death's Crimson Juggernaut Grant Stockbridge The SpiderHero Pulps
Doc Savage: The Sinister Shadow Lester Dent Doc SavageHero Pulps
Dragon Lord of the Underworld Grant Stockbridge The SpiderHero Pulps
Empire of Doom Grant Stockbridge The SpiderHero Pulps
Green Globes of Death Grant Stockbridge The SpiderHero Pulps, The Fly
Hordes of the Red Butcher Grant Stockbridge The SpiderHero Pulps
Hosts of the Flaming Death Curtis Steele Operator 5Hero Pulps
House of Walking Corpses Robert J. Hogan Secret SixHero Pulps
Invasion of the Crimson Death Cult Curtis Steele Operator 5Hero Pulps
Invasion of the Dark Legions Curtis Steele Operator 5ActionAdventureHero Pulps
Invasion of the Yellow Warlords Curtis Steele Operator 5Hero Pulps
Laboratory of the Damned Grant Stockbridge The SpiderHero Pulps
League of War-Monsters Curtis Steele Operator 5Hero Pulps
Legions of Madness Grant Stockbridge The SpiderHero Pulps
Legions of Starvation Curtis Steele Operator 5Hero Pulps
Legions of the Death Master Curtis Steele Operator 5Hero Pulps
March of the Flame Marauders Curtis Steele Operator 5Hero Pulps
Master of Broken Men Curtis Steele Operator 5Hero Pulps
Operator #5: The History of the Purple Wars Harrison Stievers Operator 5Hero Pulpson Pulp Fiction
Overlord of the Damned Grant Stockbridge The SpiderHero Pulps
Pat Savage: Six Scarlet Scorpions Lester Dent Hero Pulps
Prince of the Red Looters Grant Stockbridge The SpiderHero Pulps, The Fly
Reign of the Death Fiddler Grant Stockbridge The SpiderHero Pulps
Reign of the Silver Terror Grant Stockbridge The SpiderHero Pulps
Satan's Death Blast Grant Stockbridge The SpiderHero Pulps
Scourge of the Invisible Death Curtis Steele Operator 5Hero Pulps
Secret Agent X-9 Dashiell Hammett Hero Pulps
Serpent of Destruction Grant Stockbridge The SpiderHero Pulps, Drug Lord
Slaves of the Crime Master Grant Stockbridge The SpiderHero Pulps
Slaves of the Dragon Grant Stockbridge The SpiderHero Pulps
Slaves of the Murder Syndicate Grant Stockbridge The SpiderHero Pulps
The Cholera King Grant Stockbridge The SpiderHero Pulps, Bio-Warfare, Quarantine
The City Destroyer Grant Stockbridge The SpiderHero Pulps
The Flame Master Grant Stockbridge The SpiderHero Pulps
The Golden Alligator Robert J. Hogan Secret SixHero Pulps
The Green Death Mists Curtis Steele Operator 5ActionAdventureHero Pulps
The Invisible Empire Curtis Steele Operator 5Hero Pulps
The Mad Horde Grant Stockbridge The SpiderHero Pulps
The Masked Invasion Curtis Steele Operator 5Hero PulpsPulp Fiction
The Melting Death Curtis Steele Operator 5Hero Pulps
The Monster Murders Robert J. Hogan Secret SixHero Pulps
The Red Death Rain Grant Stockbridge The SpiderHero Pulps
The Red Invader Curtis Steele Operator 5EspionageHero PulpsTerrorist
The Red Shadow Robert J. Hogan Secret SixHero Pulps
The Yellow Scourge Curtis Steele Operator 5Hero Pulps
Wings of the Black Death Grant Stockbridge The SpiderHero Pulps
Zorro #1: The Mark of Zorro Johnston McCulley AdventureHero PulpsPulp FictionWild West