Pulp Noir

Pulp noir is a subgenre influenced by various "noir" genres, as well as pulp fiction genres, particularly the hard-boiled genre. Pulp noir is marked by its use of classic noir techniques, but with urban influences.

Whereas film noir directly involves characters living bleak existences to accomplish a goal with odds against them, pulp noir often portrays a grittier, one-man army. Typically, the main character has no distinguishing abilities, but can hold ground against seemingly impossible odds. Pulp noir locations are often seedy, run-down and degradated urban landscapes, where the lack of law,

The Maltese Falcon
The Thin Man
Pandora Driver: The Origin
The Hard Goodbye (Sin City, #1)
Sandman Slim (Sandman Slim, #1)
Pop. 1280
Farewell, My Lovely
The Big Sleep
The Black Lizard Big Book of Pulps
The Phantom Detective: Fangs of Murder: Fangs of Murder
Crooked Little Vein
The Automatic Detective
Fight Club
Last Days