Monthly Archives: March 2015

The best of the Encyclopedia of Pulp Heroes: Miss Boston

Boston, Miss. Miss Boston was created by “Antonin Reschal,” the pseudonym of Antonin Charles Arnaud, and appeared in Miss Boston, La Seule Détective-Femme du Monde Entier #1-20 (1908-1909); her stories were reprinted in Italy and Portugal in 1909. Miss Ethel … Continue reading

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The best of the Encyclopedia of Pulp Heroes: The Blue Man.

Blue Man. The Blue Man was created by Juan Reyes Beiker (Beiker) and appeared in the Mexican radio show El Hombre Azul (1943-1944) and the Mexican comic strip” El Hombre Azul” (Chamaco, 1944). The Blue Man is a Superhuman Costumed … Continue reading

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The best of the Encyclopedia of Pulp Heroes: Torchy Blane and Katie Blayne

Blane, Torchy. Torchy Blane was created by Frederick Nebel (Sgt. Brinkhaus, Jack Cardigan, Donny Donahue, Drifting Kid, Steve MacBride, Gales & McGill, Gwenn McKay, Corporal Tyson), Kenneth Gamet, and Don Ryan and appeared in nine films from 1936 to 1939, … Continue reading

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The best of the Encyclopedia of Pulp Heroes: Sexton Blake.

Blake, Sexton. Sexton Blake was created by “Hal Meredith,” the pseudonym of Harry Blyth, and has appeared in almost 4000 stories, novels, plays, radio and television programs, and movies, from 1893 to the present, beginning with “The Missing Millionaire” (The … Continue reading

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The best of the Encyclopedia of Pulp Heroes: the Black Sapper

The Black Sapper. The Black Sapper was created by Terry Patrick and appeared in story serials and comic strips in a number of British story papers from 1929 to at least 1973, beginning with the British story paper/pulp The Rover … Continue reading

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The best of the Encyclopedia of Pulp Heroes: Black Mask (III).

Black Mask (III). Black Mask (III) was created by Michel Darien and appeared in the Canadian pulps Les Exploits Policiers du Domino Noir #1-62 (1944-1947), Éditions Montréal Détective #1-42 (1944-1949), and Les Exploits Policiers du Domino Noir #1-966 (1948-1965). Black … Continue reading

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The best of the Encyclopedia of Pulp Heroes: Black Mask (I).

Black Mask (I). Black Mask (I) was created by Luang Saranupraphan (Ghost Face) and appeared in the Thai mystery “Phrae Dam” (Sena Su’ksa Lae Phae Witthayasat, Dec.1922-July 1923; as a novel, 1923). Black Mask (I) is a masked, hooded villain, … Continue reading

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The best of the Encyclopedia of Pulp Heroes: The Black Knight (I)

Black Knight (I). The Black Knight (I) was created by Mong Wan and appeared in the Chinese film Hei Xia (1941). Lui Kwun Mang is a clever and resourceful Chinese Lupin (gentleman thief) who steals from the rich and gives to … Continue reading

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The best of the Encyclopedia of Pulp Heroes: Billie.

Billie. Billie was created by Hope Loring and Isabel Ostrander (Timothy McCarty, Shadowers) and appeared in the film serial The Red Glove (1919) and in an unauthorized sequel, the German pulp Der Rote Handschuh #1-31 (1922-1923). Billie is a female cowboy active … Continue reading

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The best of the Encyclopedia of Pulp Heroes: Knut Berg.

Berg, Knut. Knut Berg was created by the pseudonymous “Vigleik Vikli” and Jostein Ragnvald  Øvrelid and appeared in the Norwegian comic strip “Ingeniør Knut Berg På Eventyr” (Nynorsk Vekeblad, 1941) and the Norwegian comic book Ingeniør Knut Berg På Eventyr (1943-1960). … Continue reading

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