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The Encyclopedia of Fantastic Pulp Heroes By Jess Nevins
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1902 to 1945 were years in which global popular culture exploded. Thanks to new distribution methods, new publishers, and new formats, the number of series characters appearing in countries around... More > the world skyrocketed during these decades, growing from a few dozen to many thousands. The genres of the fantastic–science fiction, fantasy, dark fantasy, and horror–were among the most popular genres to appear during these decades. The Encyclopedia of Fantastic Pulp Heroes is the first collection of series characters from these genres. Drawing upon pulps, magazines, novels, movies, radio shows, comic strips, and other media and formats, the Encyclopedia features the broadest range of characters from the fantastic genres imaginable. The Encyclopedia has over 1150 character entries from over two dozen countries, listing the character’s creator(s), where and when the character appeared, and a thorough description of the character and his or her milieu, allies, and enemies.< Less
The Encyclopedia of Pulp Cowboys By Jess Nevins
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1902 to 1945 were years in which American popular culture exploded. Thanks to new distribution methods, new publishers, and new formats, the number of series characters appearing in the United States... More > skyrocketed during these decades, growing from a few dozen to many thousands. The Western genre was among the most popular genres to appear during these decades. The Encyclopedia of Pulp Cowboys is the first collection of series characters from the Western genre. Drawing upon pulps, magazines, novels, movies, radio shows, and comic strips, the Encyclopedia features virtually every fictional series cowboy who appeared from 1902 to 1945. The Encyclopedia has over 450 character entries from the United States and a variety of other countries, listing the character’s creator(s), where and when the character appeared, and a thorough description of the character and his or her milieu, allies, and enemies.< Less
The Encyclopedia of Pulp Detectives By Jess Nevins
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1902 to 1945 were years in which global popular culture exploded. Thanks to new distribution methods, new publishers, and new formats, the number of series characters appearing in countries around... More > the world skyrocketed during these decades, growing from a few dozen to many thousands. The mystery genre was one of the most popular genres to appear during these decades. The Encyclopedia of Pulp Heroes is the first collection of series characters from the mystery genre. Drawing upon pulps, magazines, novels, movies, radio shows, comic strips, and other media and formats, the Encyclopedia features virtually every fictional series detective who appeared from 1902 to 1945. The Encyclopedia has over 2800 character entries from over 50 countries, listing the character’s creator(s), where and when the character appeared, and a thorough description of the character and his or her milieu, allies, and enemies.< Less
The Encyclopedia of Pulp Adventurers By Jess Nevins
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1902 to 1945 were years in which global popular culture exploded. The adventure genre–used here to include everything from stories of mercenaries in South America to spies to martial arts... More > stories of wüxia masters–was among the most popular genres to appear during these decades. The Encyclopedia of Pulp Adventurers is the first collection of series characters from the adventure genre. Drawing upon pulps, magazines, novels, movies, radio shows, comic strips, and other media and formats, the Encyclopedia features the broadest range of adventurous characters imaginable. The Encyclopedia has over 2300 character entries from over 50 countries, listing the character’s creator(s), where and when the character appeared, and a thorough description of the character and his or her milieu, allies, and enemies.< Less