Synopsis Thrill to the days when bug-eyed monsters, gun-toting gangsters, imperiled ingénues, and sneering super-villains all clamored for attention from the corner newsstand. Pulp Art resurrects the golden age of the American pulp fiction magazine with reproductions of more than one hundred classic pulp cover paintings in all their graphic glory. In addition to full-color art, this volume includes: A narrative history of pulp art and its impact on twentieth century illustration Eighteen essays on pulp art and illustration by Forrest J. Ackerman, Sam Moskowitz, and other distinguished pulp historians Biographies of Rudolf Belarski, Virgil Finlay, Walter M. Baumhofer, J. Allen St. John, and other groundbreaking pulp artists and illustrators. Biography Robert Lesser is a world-famous expert on the golden age of American pulp art and fiction from the 1930s and '40s. He owns one of the largest private collections of original pulp art and pulp magazines known to exist. His collections have been exhibited at the Brooklyn Museum of Art and the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry. Lesser has been the subject of the two documentaries on pulp art and pulp fiction, and he is the author of two books and numerous articles on the subject.
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