The Great Pulp Heroes

The Great Pulp Heroes

by Don Hutchison
     
 

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Here is an affectionate look back at the outsized heroes who once occupied the imagination of millions of loyal readers. The Shadow. Tarzan. Doc Savage. Captain Future. The Spider. Zorro. They were the original super guys-godfathers and inspiration to the likes of Supewrman, Batman and James Bond. Fascinating and informative, The Great Pulp Heroes is a lively and

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Overview

Here is an affectionate look back at the outsized heroes who once occupied the imagination of millions of loyal readers. The Shadow. Tarzan. Doc Savage. Captain Future. The Spider. Zorro. They were the original super guys-godfathers and inspiration to the likes of Supewrman, Batman and James Bond. Fascinating and informative, The Great Pulp Heroes is a lively and entertaining history of those fabulous characters, of the gaudy, glorious magazines that spawned them, and of the amazing wordsmiths who churned out their monthly adventures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780889625853
Publisher:
Mosaic Press NY
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Series:
Popular Culture Studies Series
Pages:
276
Product dimensions:
5.54(w) x 8.54(h) x 0.75(d)

Meet the Author

Don Hutchison is widely recognized as a leading authority on the history of the pulp fiction era. He has published numerous magazine and newspaper articles and two previous books on the subject. He is creator and editor of the acclaimed NORTHERN FRIGHTS authority series.

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