Episode 62: The Pulp Heroes

Scott talks with author Jim Beard about the heroes that stepped off the pages of the pulp magazines during the dark days of the great depression.

Jim Beard Amazon Link


“The great Pulp Heroes” Book link


Adventurers, Swashbucklers and Mystery Men

Quote from Batman Begins (2005) Warner Bros -

Research book notes

Superheroes: Capes, cowls and the creation of comic book culture – Laurence Maslon and Michael Kantor (2013) Crown Archetype

A brief History of Superheroes – Brian J. Robb (2014) Robinson / Running Press

The Shadow #1: The living shadow – Maxwell Grant (originally 1931 / reprinted 1977) New English Library

The Avenger #2: The Yellow Hoard – Kenneth Robeson (originally 1939 / reprinted 1972) Warner paperback library

Doc Savage #14: The Fantastic Island – Kenneth Robeson (originally 1935 / reprinted 1966) Bantam Books

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