Category Archives: New/Old Pulp

It’s Not Easy Being Green

Jethro Dumont (aka the Green Lama) adopted a number of conflicting identities when he returned to the U.S. from a 10-year sabbatical in Tibet. He was a Buddhist, an Asura demigod, a tulka, a billionaire, a womanizer, a fop, a … Continue reading

Posted in New/Old Pulp, Published in 2015 | Tagged , ,

Tales to Astonish

The official title of Gary Phillips’ latest book is Astonishing Heroes: Shades of Justice. But a better title would have been: Ten the Hard Way. That’s because this collection of ten short stories features a riotous mix of tough guys, … Continue reading

Posted in New/Old Pulp, Published in 2014, Short Story Collections | Tagged , ,

The Lama Lies Down on Broadway

Author Adam Lance Garcia calls the Green Lama “the world’s first Buddhist hero.” And that’s true, we suppose. Certainly he predates Judomaster, the Question, Iron Fist, and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. And we can’t find any evidence confirming Siddhartha … Continue reading

Posted in New/Old Pulp, Published in 2014 | Tagged , ,

Pinkerton by Name, Armadillo by Nature

Like whiskey, we like our hardboiled fiction neat. And the same goes for our superhero fiction too. We prefer the real thing to parody, caricature, or homage. Straight no chaser, as they say. And that’s why we were initially wary … Continue reading

Posted in New/Old Pulp, Published in 2013 | Tagged , ,

Ghost Town, USA

A cabal of American fascists wants to turn the British Isles into a new state of America. Its nefarious plan involves dropping an army of giant, one-eyed squids on top of London. This preemptive attack would incite a full-blown conflict … Continue reading

Posted in New/Old Pulp, Published in 2011 | Tagged , ,

The Lone Bagman

During his first adventure, a vigilante crimefighter spots a crumpled grocery sack lying on the floor. Hoping to keep his identity secret, he picks up the bag, pokes two eyeholes through the paper and pulls it over his head. Watch … Continue reading

Posted in New/Old Pulp, Published in 2010 | Tagged , ,

YesterYearBook

First things first—can we talk about the cover of this book? There’s something very, very wrong with it. We’ve got no problem with the artist’s technical ability. It’s actually a very nice drawing by Jay Piscopo. But c’mon! It’s a … Continue reading

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