Yesterday's Faces: A Study of Series Characters in the Early Pulp Magazines Volume 4: The Solvers

Yesterday s Faces A Study of Series Characters in the Early Pulp Magazines Volume The Solvers For the fourth volume of this series Robert Sampson has selected than fifty magazine series characters to illustrate the development of the character of the detective Included here are both the amate

  • Title: Yesterday's Faces: A Study of Series Characters in the Early Pulp Magazines Volume 4: The Solvers
  • Author: Robert Sampson
  • ISBN: 9780879724153
  • Page: 486
  • Format: Paperback
  • For the fourth volume of this series, Robert Sampson has selected than fifty magazine series characters to illustrate the development of the character of the detective Included here are both the amateur and professional detective, female investigators, deducting doctors, brilliant amateurs, and equally brilliant professional police There are private detectives refleFor the fourth volume of this series, Robert Sampson has selected than fifty magazine series characters to illustrate the development of the character of the detective Included here are both the amateur and professional detective, female investigators, deducting doctors, brilliant amateurs, and equally brilliant professional police There are private detectives reflecting Holmes and hard boiled cops from the parallel traditions of realism and melodramatic fantasy Characters include Brady and Riordan, Terry Trimble, Glamorous Nan Russell, J G Reeder, plus many others.

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    1. I am going to write a placeholder review for all of Robert Sampson's books because I plan to reread them soon. Hands down, the best writer/historian the pulps ever had! Why? Because he loves the pulps but he's not "in love" with them - he can show you why they were great, why they were awful, why they were brilliant, why they were cheap, how they were poetic and how they were trash, and do it all while informing you AND placing the whole shebang in it's cultural context AND entertaining you. An [...]

    2. Fantastic series over viewing the characters and publishers of the pulps. Very well researched and written. A great start if you want to learn the history of the pulp characters and their publishing history. Very Recommended

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