Monthly Archives: June 2015

The Best of the Encyclopedia of Pulp Heroes: Baltimore Criddle

Criddle, Baltimore. Baltimore Criddle was created by Harris Dickson and appeared in a number of stories in The Saturday Evening Post from 1913 to at least 1921, beginning with “The Grand Organizer” (Saturday Evening Post, Jan 4, 1913). Baltimore Criddle … Continue reading

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The Best of the Encyclopedia of Pulp Heroes: Sheila Crerar

Crerar, Sheila. Sheila Crerar was created by Ella Scrymsour and appeared in six stories in The Blue Magazine in 1920, beginning with “The Eyes of Doom” (The Blue Magazine, May 1920). Sheila Crerar is a Superhuman Occult Detective. Crerar is … Continue reading

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The Best of the Encyclopedia of Pulp Heroes: El Coyote

Coyote. The Coyote was created by “Carter Mulford,” the pseudonym of José Mallorquí (Duke, Sherman Ryles, Three Good Men), and appeared in almost two hundred short stories and pulps in Spain from 1943 to 1953, beginning with “El Coyote” (Novelas … Continue reading

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The Best of the Encyclopedia of Pulp Heroes: Sue Corrigan

Corrigan, Sue. Sue Corrigan was created by Thelma B. Ellis (Tania Devereaux) and appeared in four stories in Scarlet Adventuress in 1935 and 1936, beginning with “Flaming Nemesis” (Scarlet Adventuress, Dec. 1935). Sue Corrigan is a red-headed reporter for the … Continue reading

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The Best of the Encyclopedia of Pulp Heroes: Bertha Cool

Cool, Bertha. Bertha Cool was created by “A. A. Fair,” the pseudonym of Erle Stanley Gardner, (Black Barr, Major Copley Brane, Terry Clane, Ken Corning, Speed Dash, Jax Keen, Barney Killigen, Bob Larkin, Lester Leith, Señor Lobo, The Man in … Continue reading

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The Best of the Encyclopedia of Pulp Heroes: Jackie Coogan (II).

Coogan, Jackie (II). Jackie Coogan (1914-1984) was a star as a child actor in the silent films and is best known as Charlie Chaplin’s sidekick in The Kid (1921). In 1924 Coogan was the hero of the Spanish Celebrity Pulp comic … Continue reading

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The Best of the Encyclopedia of Pulp Heroes: Contacts, Inc.

Contacts, Inc. Contacts, Inc. was created by Carl Clausen and appeared in at least ten stories in Street & Smith’s Detective Story Magazine from 1938 to 1941, beginning with “Toils of Avarice” (Street & Smith’s Detective Story Magazine, Nov. 1938). … Continue reading

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The Best of the Encyclopedia of Pulp Heroes: Connie

Connie. Connie was created by Frank Godwin and appeared in the comic strip “Connie” (1927-1944); the strip was reprinted in Spain in 1942 as “Maria Cortes y la Doctora Alden.” Constance Kurridge, known to her many friends as “Connie,” is … Continue reading

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The Best of the Encyclopedia of Pulp Heroes: Le Droit Conners

Conners, Le Droit. Le Droit Conners was created by Samuel M. Gardenhire and appeared in eight stories in The Saturday Evening Post in 1905, possibly beginning with “The Park Slope Mystery” (The Saturday Evening Post, July 22, 1905); the stories … Continue reading

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The Best of the Encyclopedia of Pulp Heroes

Colt, Red. Red Colt was created by Pedro Victor Debrigode Dugi (Black Pirate (V), El Fantasma, Victor Vital) and appeared in the Spanish pulp Red Colt #1-6 (1944-1945). Red Colt is a Costumed Avenger Killer Vigilante. He is a young English … Continue reading

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