Pulps & Pulp-Inspired Materials
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Obviously everyone (including myself) will argue that their favourite authors are distinct from all others due to style/setting/content but, to a lesser or greater degree, that can be said of most the authors listed above. What the distinction might/should be is how recognised or unique that their work is.
The future isn't what it used to be. And neither is science fiction.
I don’t know what New Pulp is. But I think I’m it. Or, in it.
Pulp fiction is back — in print, online, in ebooks, and on iPads.
Gil Gerard as Buck Rogers in 1979 Despite many moviegoers not having any clue who or what John Carter was all about, the movie did prove one thing: bygone pulp SF heroes never die, they just get remade, rebooted, re-imagined or subjected to a host of other transformative verbiage.
A Documentary Film about the Extraordinary Edgar Rice Burroughs
John Carter (2012) Directed by Andrew Stanton.
Okay, I’ve been on a string of John Carter posts of late because of the movie’s release.
John Carter 2012, 132 Minutes Disney Director: Andrew Stanton Cast: Taylor Kitsch, Lynn Collins, Mark Strong, Dominic West, Willem Dafoe *** ½ (of 5) Before he secured his place in the annals of international pop culture with the Tarzan stories, Edgar Rice Burroughs offered up the initial adventure in the far more interesting and inventive Barsoom series.
That old book you found in that locked safe in the hidden room underneath the Arkham library had some pretty interesting tidbits — including a formula to grow a terrifying tentacled beast.
In 1911 Edgar Rice Burroughs, having failed at everything else, decided to write a novel.
A coup de theatre Following the death of Crassus at the hands of the Parthians in 53 B.C.E. at the battle of Carrhae: Messengers delivered the head and hand of Crassus to the palace of the king of Armenia where the Parthian king was a guest.