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  Pulp magazine information - Search.com
Pulp magazines (or pulp fiction; often referred to as "the pulps") were inexpensive fiction magazines.
Pulps were the successor to the "penny dreadfuls", "dime novels", and short fiction magazines of the nineteenth century.
Pulp magazines often contained a wide variety of genre fiction, including, but not limited to, detective/mystery, science fiction, adventure, westerns (also see Dime Western), war, sports, railroad, men's adventure ("the sweats"), romance, horror/occult ("weird menace"), and Série Noire (French crime mystery).
www.search.com /reference/pulp_magazines   (763 words)

  
  Pulp magazine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pulp magazines (or pulp fiction; often referred to as "the pulps") were inexpensive fiction magazines.
Pulps were the successor to the "penny dreadfuls", "dime novels", and short fiction magazines of the nineteenth century.
Pulp covers were famous for their half-dressed damsels in distress, usually awaiting a rescuing hero.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pulp_magazine   (763 words)

  
 Pulp - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Molded Pulp, a lightweight packaging material made from 100% recycled cellulose fibers that is 100% biodegradable
Pulp (tooth), the central part of a tooth
Pulp magazine, inexpensive fiction magazines published from the 1920s through the 1950s, or paperbacks from the 1950s onwards
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pulp   (135 words)

  
 Pulp Magazine - Definizione - Storia Illustrata della Fantascienza, del Gotico, dell'Orrore (Horror), del Fantasy e del ...
I pulp magazine (o pulp fiction) erano delle economiche riviste di racconti che ebbero molto successo tra il 1920 e il 1950.
Il nome "pulp" deriva dalla carta con cui venivano stampate queste riviste, ottenuta dalla polpa dell'albero e quindi di qualità più scadente rispetto a quella ottenuta dal resto del tronco.
I pulp magazine che sopravvissero furono soprattutto quelli con storie di fantascienza o gialli/thriller, e comunque in forma molto striminzita rispetto a prima, anche se il formato è ancora usato per alcuni lunghi serial, come Perry Rhodan, in Germania, con all'attivo più di 2300 numeri.
www.horrorcrime.com /fantasy_letteratura_generale/pulps_magazine.asp   (602 words)

  
 Browne Popular Culture Library   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Pulp magazines were sold primarily at newsstands rather than through mail subscriptions, and, by 1914, the dramatic, illustrated cover had emerged as the primary means of attracting readers away from the competition.
Some pulps lived on as digest magazines; the greatest of the postwar science fiction magazines, The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, was founded in 1949 as a digest and set the style for science fiction periodicals to follow.
Functionally, the pulp magazine, a 10-by-7-inch magazine printed on cheap paper, was dead as a form by the late fifties.
www.bgsu.edu /colleges/library/pcl/pcl35.html   (1214 words)

  
 Pulp Fiction Central at the Vintage Library
Pulp fiction magazines were the main source of everyday entertainment for the masses during the first half of the 20th Century.
Pulp Fiction Central is your source to great pulp fiction reading with pulp replicas, pulp reprints, electronic pulps, articles, fanzines, and even original pulp magazines for sale.
The magazines were hugely succesful in their day and they spanned out to reach all types of readers by providing niche fiction magazines for all different types of stories.
www.vintagelibrary.com /pulpfiction/PulpFictionCentral.php   (1365 words)

  
 Pulp Fiction (1896)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Just before the turn of the century inexpensive fiction magazines printed of pulpwood paper emerged, known as "Pulps." Frank Munsey wrote the first pulp magazine, "Argosy," an adventure fiction anthology, in 1896.
Pulp magazines faded in popularity with the coming of comic books in the late 1930's.
The pulp magazine style, however, became a major contribution to popular literature of the 1920's and 30's.
www2.yk.psu.edu /~jmj3/sna_eli1.htm   (242 words)

  
 Brian Misiazsek's Introduction to the Pulps
It was not, however, until the appearance of a magazine called The Shadow that the exploits of a single character became popular enough again with the public to provide the contents of an entire pulp magazine, each issue being a complete novel in a never ending saga of their adventures.
Pulp writers were all the time coming up with scientific and non-scientific "what if?" scenarios, and then exploring the consequences of such things as gravity-nullifying metals, etheric engines, mind-controlling radio-frequencies, elements not found on any periodic table, invasions from other worlds, broadcast power, and so on.
Since all pulp adventures have a mystery of some sort to be solved, the GM has a narrow line to tread in presenting what can be a challenging and not impossible problem for their players to solve.
www.fantasylibrary.com /lounge/pulpavengers.htm   (15717 words)

  
 Requiem for pulp fiction. - By Bryan Curtis - Slate Magazine
The first important pulp magazine is thought to be Frank Munsey's Argosy, formerly a children's periodical, which switched to an all-fiction adult format in 1896.
The pulps were attacked from the pulpit and the stump as an opiate of the dull masses—the same way that television, which siphoned off much of pulp's energy in the 1950s, would be attacked decades later.
In 2003, Vijai Maheshwari argued that pulp fiction is alive and kicking in Russia.
www.slate.com /id/2142261   (1170 words)

  
 Pulp and Dagger -- Editorial #14
This particular Pulp magazine I got for a song namely because it was in less than pristine condition.
The Pulp era reportedly began, in the last decade of the 19th Century, when a man named Frank Munsey got the marvelous idea that maybe the story was more important than the paper it was printed on.
Once the ordinary Joe could afford the average magazine, the ordinary Joe was only too happy to plunk down his twenty cents for a chance to read about the latest exploits of The Shadow or Doc Savage or the Spider.
www.pulpanddagger.com /pulpmag/editorial14.html   (1683 words)

  
 Thrilling Mystery Magazine, March 1941, notes by pulp historian Ginger Johnson in Web Mystery Magazine Spring 2005
Many pulps were on the way out, although some would stick around through the early to mid 1950s.
Although the pulps were dead, their descendants, the digest magazines, were alive.
Pulp historian Virginia Johnson has selected seven stories for Tales of Masks and Mayhem, featuring neo-pulp stories in the super-hero tradition by a variety of authors.
lifeloom.com /II4GingerJohnson.htm   (582 words)

  
 Pulp Rack - Each Issue a Feast for the Eyes
The biographical info about writers that appeared in pulp magazines frequently was as interesting as their works.
The most prolific writer for the pulp magazines, H. Bedford-Jones is a giant among fictioneers, but nearly unknown outside pulp fandom.
Early pulp covers were in most cases merely decorative, and only occasionally depicted a scene described on the pages within.
pulprack.com /index3.html   (1142 words)

  
 Friendster - Pulp magazine
PULP's audience is broad: with everyone from their mid?teens to late 40s receiving PULP, concentrating mainly in the upper AB crowd, with equal distribution between males and females.
PULP readers are buyers, with a taste for luxury items, and they tend to spend more than the average consumer.
PULP readers are consumers and these are the people that you want to reach.
www.friendster.com /useropen.php?uid=8988951   (209 words)

  
 Pulps Collected by Author Robert Weinberg
Bob has collected pulp magazines, the fiction magazines published approximately from 1900 to the early 1950's, most of his life.
When the decision was made to cancel the magazine, the final novel actually featured Dusty Ayres and his friends killing the evil villain trying to conquer the USA.
The magazine, which no one expected to sell very well, was an immense hit, and lasted for 325 issues.
www.robertweinberg.net /pulps.htm   (1282 words)

  
 FANTASTIC COLLECTIBLES
If you are searching for Science Fiction and Fantasy paperbacks, hardcover books, or pulp magazines, you have come to right place.
They are scattered over a dozen or more pages to load better, so be persistent in looking until you find what you need.
My main interest is in magazines known as 'Pulp' magazines, published between 1920 through about 1955, but I collect Science Fiction paperbacks and hardcover books as well.
www.oldsfbooks.com /pulpgal.html   (478 words)

  
 MAGAZINES page of ULTIMATE SCIENCE FICTION WEB GUIDE
Here are 142 hot links to Magazines, on-line magazines, and bibliographic indices (indexes) to Science Fiction magazines, and/or e-mail addresses of their editors,as well as information on pulp magazine characters and graphics; plus brief notes on 413 magazines which do not appear to be on the Web.
Planet Magazine is a free, award-winning electronic quarterly of short science fiction, fantasy, horror, humor, and poetry by new writers.
The Pulp Vault: Info on the magazines from the Golden Age "The Pulp Zone" Nuno Miranda says: "...inside there is all sorts of info about golden age SF pulp magazines."
www.magicdragon.com /UltimateSF/magazines.html   (7811 words)

  
 Gold Seal Detective Magazine
Although the dime novels held out to the 1920s, a period of almost a hundred years, the pulp magazines were not so long-lived.
To survive, pulps suddenly became thinner, and in some cases, sadly, were even reduced to digest size.
After merely half a century, the pulps were dead, only remotely remembered by the many digest size magazines that were able to survive the changing times.
www.lifeloom.com /I2GingerJohnsonA.htm   (540 words)

  
 A Brief History of Science Fiction & Pulp Magazines
These "pulp magazines", originating with The Argosy in the 1890's, had grown and multiplied during the first 30 years of the 20th century, and by 1930 there were hundreds of titles, many "sf" oriented, many general adventure, western and air-war, some "spicy", some "love," and many "hero" or character centered.
There was a brief revival of interest in pulp magazines in the early 1940's but by 1947, pulp readers were turning to Ballantine and Ace "paperbacks", and by 1954 all the pulps were gone.
In the late 1940's, digest sf magazines such as Analog, Fantasy and Science Fiction and Galaxy were monthly sources of "science fiction," as were specialty hardcover publishers such as Gnome Press and Avalon Books, who were reprinting stories from the pulps.
www.stationlink.com /pulpdom/pulphist.html   (1018 words)

  
 Magazine Data File
Mainly a reprint of the US pulp Star Magazine but the contents of the last few issue of Star Magazine were rationed out alongside stories lifted from other Doubleday pulps, mostly Short Stories.
One of Popular's belated pulps best known now for its stories by John D. MacDonald and even a story by Cyril Kornbluth ("Homicidal Hypo-Man" Jun-1949); the rest was competent but unremarkable.
All Story Magazine took over the publication slot of The Yellow Magazine, but was an entirely different product, upgrading to a better quality of paper and focussing more on love stories.
www.philsp.com /data/data011.html   (292 words)

  
 Open Directory - Arts: Literature: Periods and Movements: Pulp Fiction   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Mutoworld Pulps - Exploration of the pulp genre graphics as related to the pin-up form.
Pulp Fiction Central - Part of Vintage Library, this online store gives much information about the pulps, including cover art, writer profiles, and sells print and electronic reprints of the mags.
ThePulp.Net - The history and legacy of the pulps -- the popular literature from the first half of the 20th century -- is covered here.
dmoz.org /Arts/Literature/Periods_and_Movements/Pulp_Fiction   (633 words)

  
 PhilMusic Update: Pulp Magazine Launches Its Maiden Issue In Glorietta   (Site not responding. Last check: )
After a steady buzz which generated major anticipation in both the music and publishing industries, the mag was unveiled last December 13, 1999 (Monday) at the Glorietta activity center in Makati City.
The magazine is called Pulp, and is published by the Fookien Times Yearbook Publishing Company, (of Philippines Yearbook fame) headed by publisher Grace Glory Go and editor-in-chief Vernon Go.
The writing ultimately showing signs that the writers are struggling to pinpoint the magazine’s identity.
www.philmusic.com /zine/news/1999/12/121999_pulplaunch   (474 words)

  
 PULP : : New Japanese Pop Culture Monthly : : 5.06 Feature   (Site not responding. Last check: )
JM: I did some magazine interviews here and there, but there wasn't any big promotion for it.
But I also think this is a larger phenomenon of the overall current manga industry in Japan.
Manga is becoming more standardized, as a result of Garo-type manga artists going to the major magazines, and the over-categorization of manga genres.
www.pulp-mag.com /archives/5.06/feature_mizuno_01.shtml   (1140 words)

  
 Vintage Octopus Pulp Covers!
The octopus, known as poulpe in French, polip in Hungarian, and polypous in Classical Greek, is pluperfectly the essence of pulp.
Wildside is now living up to its obvious talent-spotting and sci-fi promotion potential as a new magazine publisher in the field -- view a list of their titles here.
Craig sends his appreciation for the site, and avers that he is not a time-traveling pulp artist (which is debatable, because he has a wild sense of color, and one of his paintings even has a tentacle in it.
www.cyrune.com /pulp.html   (1723 words)

  
 pulp
  Pulp magazines flourished because they could be manufactured cheaply from chemically treated wood pulp, and sold at low costs to audiences that hungered for fun and adventure.
  The word “pulp” not only refers to the kind of inexpensive paper that was used in digest form (normally 10 x 7 inches with ragged, untrimmed edges) but also describes the quality and style of the fiction that was published in the pulp magazines.
Ron Hubbard published his earliest fiction during the Golden Age of the pulp magazines, and he remained active for several decades, writing best-selling works into the early 1980’s.
www.towson.edu /~flynn/pulp.htm   (1421 words)

  
 Magazine Data File
Usually very strong on reprinted art from the pulps, some of the issues have included reprint fiction.
Pulp-related magazine containing articles on, and classic reprints from, pulp magazines.
Fanzine with a strong emphasis on pulp magazines.
www.philsp.com /data/data246.html   (273 words)

  
 The Shadow Magazine
When “The Shadowmagazine debuted with the April 1931 issue, it turned the pulp magazine upside down.
No pulp magazine in 1931 was still built around a single character, with a novel-length story in each issue featuring him — the publishing world considered that format to be dead as a doornail.
Though Walter B. Gibson and Lester Dent would write most of the novel-length stories for their respective magazines to the end (in the late 1940s), S&S used a fictional "house name" for the authors, in case the writers ever had to be replaced.
www.angelfire.com /sd/lamont/ShadowMag.html   (1475 words)

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