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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Split the Party (Spells, Swords, & Stealth, #2)
Black Ops (Expeditionary Force, #4)
The Ruby Throne (Michael Moorcock's Elric, #1)
X's For Eyes
Five Ghosts, Volume 1: The Haunting of Fabian Gray (Five Ghosts, #1)
Batman/The Shadow: The Murder Geniuses
Athena Voltaire Compendium
Grunge (Monster Hunter Memoirs, #1)
Quarry in the Black (Quarry #13)
The Pulp Fiction Megapack: 25 Classic Pulp Stories
Starlight
Joe Golem: Occult Detective, Vol. 1: The Rat Catcher and the Sunken Dead
Five Ghosts, Volume Two: Lost Coastlines (Five Ghosts, #2)
The Black Beetle, Vol. 1: No Way Out
The Lost Level

Popular Pulp Books

A Princess of Mars (Barsoom, #1)
Tarzan of the Apes (Tarzan, #1)
The Gods of Mars (Barsoom #2)
The Coming of Conan the Cimmerian (Conan the Cimmerian, #1)
The Man of Bronze (Doc Savage, #1)
The Savage Tales of Solomon Kane
The Warlord of Mars (Barsoom, #3)
The Big Sleep (Philip Marlowe, #1)
The Da Vinci Code (Robert Langdon, #2)
The Maltese Falcon
The Chessmen of Mars (Barsoom #5)
Angels & Demons  (Robert Langdon, #1)
The Return of Tarzan (Tarzan, #2)
Red Harvest
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Books That Make You Vomit With Joy!
113 books — 127 voters
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Pulp Western
6 books — 6 voters

The Last Phantom, Vol. 1 by Scott BeattyThe Shadow, Volume 1 by Garth EnnisKings Quest by Ben AckerKings Watch Volume 1 by Jeff ParkerDoc Savage Archives Volume 1 by Doug Moench
Pulp Comic Heroes
108 books — 3 voters
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The Gardner Francis Fox Library
7 books — 1 voter

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Neo-Pulp
4 books — 1 voter


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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!
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Chuck Palahniuk
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