Famed fantasy novelist Edgar Rice Burroughs has his most famous creation return to comic books in new stories full of action, adventure…and wild jungle calls!
The greatest era of paperback cover images is brought to glorious life along with fond remembrance in The Art of Pulp Fiction: An Illustrated History of Vintage Fiction.
I was introduced to Tarzan of the Apes through the Ballantine softcover publications of the Edgar Rice Burroughs pulp classics. My father had collected and read collected those books during … Continue reading Pulp Novels Make For ‘The Greatest Adventure #1’ On The Wednesday Run
Murder! Mystery! Danger! And teenage sleuths! But these aren’t the teenage sleuths you thought you knew. No, we all remember reading the investigative exploits of amateur detectives Nancy Drew and … Continue reading 21st Century Noir Meets ‘Nancy Drew & The Hardy Boys: The Big Lie #1’ On The Wednesday Run
I’m not sure how they did it, but “True Detective” pulled a rabbit from their hat to close out season two. Granted, it was a snarling, 300-pound rabbit with matted fur … Continue reading True Detective S02 E08: The Omega Station
Oh, hi there, True Detective! How nice of you to finally show up, 7/8ths of a season later. Oh, I know you’ve given some hints that you were around, like … Continue reading True Detective S02 E07: Black Maps and Motel Rooms
“True Detective” continues its messy second season with an ‘everything AND the kitchen sink’ episode six. Clues start to fall into place, Ray and Frank take turns trying to channel … Continue reading True Detective S02 E06: Church in Ruins
“It’s never too late to start all over again,” Ani Bezzerides assures a reluctant Ray Velcoro; and apparently our “True Detective” showrunners took that advice to heart, as episode five explodes … Continue reading True Detective S02 E05: Other Lives
CRAP! I had to go and waste a good “Game of Thrones” comparison way back in episode two of “True Detective,” didn’t I? For one stinking, surprising killing of a … Continue reading True Detective S02 E04: Down Will Come
Our second season of “True Detective” may have finally found its stride as we discover Ray Velcoro’s fate, get some more character backstory, and say a tearful goodbye to Stan … Continue reading True Detective S02 E03: Maybe Tomorrow
A somewhat uneven “True Detective” tries to find some traction. Three sets of teams begin the investigation into Casper’s murder, we hear about some pretty messed up childhoods, and (SPOILER … Continue reading True Detective S02 E02: Night Finds You
“True Detective” kicked off its second season with an almost impossible task: How do you successfully follow up a first season that mystified and enraptured audience with an original, gordian-knot … Continue reading True Detective S02 E01: The Western Book of the Dead