Barry Reese

Pulp Writer Extraordinaire

Tom Johnson is simply not as famous as he should be. He’s one of those guys who really kept the pulp fiction flame burning during the long period between the end of the traditional pulps, their transition into men’s adventure paperbacks and finally the current New Pulp movement. In this collection, he revives a handful …

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A trio of reviews this time, starting off with: GRENDEL VS. THE SHADOW – Given that I love both Hunter Rose and The Shadow, this pairing excited me from day one. Add the fact that Matt Wagner was writing and drawing it… and you had the makings of a classic. This three-issue series lived up …

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Recently I was looking for something new to read and I mentioned to a friend that I wanted something that was New Pulp. He proceeded to list a bunch of “unique,” “different” and “original” tales… which wasn’t really what I wanted. I was looking, I said, for some good old-fashioned hero pulp action. Kind of …

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