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August 25 2017

Passionate About Pulp: Revisiting The Shadow

THE SUBGENRE: Comic adaptation. THE HERO: Playboy millionaire Lamont Cranston, also known as the vigilante superhero, The Shadow. THE LOVE INTEREST: Socialite Margo Lane. THE VILLAIN:...
July 10 2017

Lester Dent for the 21st Century: How Has Pulp Fiction Changed in the Last Decade and Who Are the Players?

Read Rob Hart's exclusive guest post about the changing landscapes of pulp fiction, and then make sure to sign in and comment below for a chance to win a copy of his latest book, The Woman...
March 17 2017

Passionate About Pulp: A Conan Double-Feature (Is What Is Best in Life)

THE SUBGENRE: Sword and sorcery adventure. THE HERO: Conan the Barbarian, aka Conan the Cimmerian THE VILLAIN: Thulsa Doom, leader of a snake cult (Conan the Barbarian); Queen Taramis,...
November 18 2016

Passionate About Pulp: Revisiting The Phantom (1996)

THE SUBGENRE: Comic adaptation/supernatural adventure. THE HERO: Kit Walker, aka jungle hero The Phantom. THE VILLAIN: Megalomaniac businessman Xander Drax. THE SETTING: 1939 NYC and...
September 23 2016

Passionate About Pulp: Revisiting Who Framed Roger Rabbit?

THE SUBGENRE: Cartoon noir. THE HERO(ES): Private eye Eddie Valiant and the eponymous Toon. THE VILLAIN: The mad Judge Doom. THE LOVE INTEREST(S): Loyal “Girl Friday” Dolores...
August 15 2016

Passionate About Pulp: Revisiting The Mummy (1999)

THE SUBGENRE: Supernatural adventure. THE HEROES (WHO HAPPEN TO BE LOVE INTERESTS): Egyptologist Evelyn Carnahan and French Foreign Legion soldier-turned-convict Rick O'Connell. THE...
July 25 2016

Passionate About Pulp: Revisiting Dick Tracy (1990)

THE SUBGENRE: Comic book noir. THE HERO: Hardnosed detective Dick Tracy. THE VILLAIN: Crime boss Alphonse “Big Boy” Caprice. THE LOVE INTEREST(S): Loyal “Girl Friday”...