Pulp

Pulp fiction can be characterized as "fast-paced, plot-oriented storytelling of a linear nature with clearly defined, larger than life protagonists and antagonists, creative descriptions, clever use of turns of phrase and other aspects of writing that add to the intensity and pacing of the story."


The earliest pulp stories were printed in pulp magazines from 1896 through the 1950s. The term pulp derives from the cheap wood pulp paper on which the magazines were printed. Magazines printed on higher quality paper were called "glossies" or "slicks". Pulp were most often priced at ten cents per mag

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Pulp
Mavericks (Expeditionary Force, #6)
Armageddon (Expeditionary Force Book 8)
Zero Hour (Expeditionary Force, #5)
Black Ops (Expeditionary Force, #4)
The Morning Star (Imp, #10)
Queen of the Damned (Imp, #9)
Exodus (Imp, #8)
Renegades (Expeditionary Force, #7)
Honky Tonk Samurai
Conan the Barbarian: The Complete Collection
Grunge (Monster Hunter Memoirs, #1)
The Knife Slipped (Cool and Lam #1.5)
The Twilight Zone: The Shadow
Eberron: Rising from the Last War (Dungeons & Dragons, 5th Edition)
A Princess of Mars (Barsoom, #1)
Tarzan of the Apes (Tarzan, #1)
The Gods of Mars (Barsoom #2)
The Man of Bronze (Doc Savage, #1)
The Savage Tales of Solomon Kane
The Coming of Conan the Cimmerian (Conan the Cimmerian, #1)
The Warlord of Mars (Barsoom, #3)
The Big Sleep (Philip Marlowe, #1)
The Maltese Falcon
Red Harvest
The Da Vinci Code (Robert Langdon, #2)
The Return of Tarzan (Tarzan, #2)
Angels & Demons (Robert Langdon, #1)
The Mystery of Dr. Fu-Manchu (Fu Manchu #1)
The Chessmen of Mars (Barsoom #5)
The Fish the Fighters and the Song-Girl by Janet E. MorrisDreamers in Hell by Janet E. MorrisPoets in Hell by Janet E. MorrisThe Coming of Conan the Cimmerian by Robert E. HowardDragon Eaters by Janet E. Morris
Best Heroic Anthologies
51 books — 79 voters

Mark Waid's The Green Hornet, Volume 1 by Mark WaidBatman '66/Green Hornet by Kevin SmithThe Shadow/Green Hornet by Michael E. UslanGreen Hornet, Year One by Matt WagnerKato Origins by Jai Nitz
Green Hornet
45 books — 2 voters
Deathryde by Michael P. NaughtonBandits by Elmore LeonardThe Busy Body by Donald E. WestlakeDig That Crazy Grave by Richard S. PratherThe Undertaker's Widow by Phillip Margolin
Undertaker Gangsters & Outlaws
5 books — 1 voter



Quentin Tarantino
Ezekiel 25:17. "The path of the righteous man is beset on all sides by the inequities of the selfish and the tyranny of evil men. Blessed is he who, in the name of charity and good will, shepherds the weak through the valley of the darkness. For he is truly his brother's keeper and the finder of lost children. And I will strike down upon thee with great vengeance and furious anger those who attempt to poison and destroy my brothers. And you will know I am the Lord when I lay my vengeance upon yo ...more
Quentin Tarantino, Pulp Fiction: A Quentin Tarantino Screenplay

Michael Moorcock
We must be bound to one another then," Elric murmured despairingly. "Bound by hell-forged chains and fate-haunted circumstance. Well, then—let it be thus so—and men will have cause to tremble and flee when they hear the names of Elric of Melinbone and Stormbringer, his sword. We are two of a kind—produced by an age which has deserted us. Let us give this age cause to hate us!
Michael Moorcock, Elric: The Stealer of Souls

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