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The Beginner's Guide to Pulp Fiction

The Heroes, the Villains and the Writers

Jonathan W. Sweet


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From comic books to the superhero movies that dominate theaters to the serialized shows we stream on Netflix, the impact and influence of the pulps can be seen throughout pop culture today. They were mass entertainment at a time before radio and television, and continued through two World Wars, the Golden Age of Radio and the beginning of television.Many writers who went on to greater fame got their starts working in the pulps. This guide includes entries on some of the most prominent writers, heroes and villains from the golden age of the pulps. Consider it the 101-level course on the pulp magazine writers and heroes that dominated popular entertainment in the first half the 20th century.

Independently Published, 9781080408252, 140pp.

Publication Date: July 14, 2019