Pulp Fiction

During the depression years and the uncertain times heading into World War II, America turned to fictional heroes for entertainment. The pulps provided a number heroes that each lasted over a decade and into the hunderds of issues.

Pulp fiction magazines were the main source of everyday entertainment for the masses during the first half of the 20th Century. These magazines delivered action and heroes that were some of the most creative in literary history. Pulp heroes and their authors have influenced every medium including comics, movies, and television.

 

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    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 FictionWesterns

    The Best of Amazing Stories: The 1926 Anthology by Pulp Reprint

A unique collection of classic science fiction tales selected from the first year of the very first science fiction magazine. 1926 was a very good year, at least for speculative fiction, as this anthology proves.

Year: 1926
Genre: Pulp Fiction

    The Complete Cases of Peter Kane by Hugh B. Cave

No longer a Boston police officer, hard-boiled drunk Peter Kane made the easy transition to work as a P.I. Though now in private practice, Kane had a knack for cracking cases while constantly inebriated. Collecting the entire series, along with an all-new introduction by Bob Byrne.

Year: 1934
Genre: Hardboiled DetectivePulp Fiction

    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

    Doc Savage: His Apocalyptic Life by Philip Jose Farmer

Philip José Farmer, three-time Hugo award winner and Science Fiction Grand Master, has turned his superb research and narrative skills to one of the greatest heroes of our time: Doc Savage, the bronze champion of justice.

Year: 1973
Genre: on Pulp FictionPulp FictionSecret History

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Want ItGot ItRead ItYearTitle

Don't Dream by Donald Wandrei Pulp Fiction
The Collected Horror and Fantasy of Donald Wandrei
East of Samarinda by Carl Jacobi Pulp Fiction
Killer's Ruse by Robert Leslie Bellem Pulp Fiction
Satan's Daughter and Other Tales from the Pulps by E. Hoffman Price Pulp Fiction, Weird Menace
The Cock Crows Murder and Other Tales from the Pulps by Robert Leslie Bellem Pulp Fiction
The Devil's Bride by Seabury Quinn Pulp Fiction, Jules de Grandin
Mysteries of Jules de Gandin
The Dr. Fu Manchu: A Supervillain Trilogy by Sax Rohmer Pulp Fiction
The Hand of Fu-Manchu by Sax Rohmer Pulp Fiction
The Thrill Book: Sept. 1, 1919 by Pulp Reprint Pulp Fiction
Zorro #1: The Mark of Zorro by Johnston McCulley Adventure, Pulp Fiction, Westerns, Hero Pulps
1923The Best of Weird Tales 1923 by Pulp Reprint Pulp Fiction
1926The Best of Amazing Stories: The 1926 Anthology by Pulp Reprint Pulp Fiction
1930Astounding Stories of Super-Science, Vol. 1, No. 1 by Pulp Reprint Pulp Fiction
1933Complete Adventures of the Moon Man, Volume 1 by Frederick C. Davis Pulp Fiction
1933The Weird Adventures of The Blond Adder by Lester Dent Pulp Fiction
1934Serpent of Destruction by Grant Stockbridge Pulp Fiction
1934The Complete Cases of Peter Kane by Hugh B. Cave Hardboiled Detective, Pulp Fiction
1934The Masked Invasion by Curtis Steele Pulp Fiction, Hero Pulps
1935The Curse of the Harcourts by Chandler H. Whipple Horror, Pulp Fiction
1935When the Death-Bat Flies by Norvell Page Hardboiled Detective, Pulp Fiction
The Detective Stories of Norvell Page
1936Dan Turner Hollywood Detective #10 by Robert Leslie Bellem Pulp Fiction, Spicy Pulps, Hollywood
1936G Stands for Glory by Norvell Page Action, Pulp Fiction, Short Stories
The G-Man Stories of Norvell Page
1936Satan's Vengeance by Carroll John Daly Hardboiled Detective, Pulp Fiction
1937Genius Jones by Lester Dent Pulp Fiction
1946Private Detective Stories: Nov 1946 by Robert Leslie Bellem Pulp Fiction
1948A Blonde for Murder by Walter B. Gibson Mystery, Pulp Fiction, Magic
1973Doc Savage: His Apocalyptic Life by Philip Jose Farmer Pulp Fiction, Secret History, on Pulp Fiction
1974Far Below and Other Horrors from the Pulps by Robert Weinberg Pulp Fiction
1985Bones by Bill Pronzini Cold Case, Pulp Fiction, Nameless Detective
1995Death Stalks the Night by Hugh B. Cave Horror, Mystery, Pulp Fiction, Short Stories
1999Pure Pulp by Bill Pronzini Crime Fiction, Hardboiled Detective, Pulp Fiction, Short Stories

 

 

 


 

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