Pulp Character Types

The pulps covered a wide range of genres.  Though most depicted adventures of some sort, some genres were more realistic (ex. outdoor, romance, railroad, spicy, sports).  Among those that were more adventurous, certain genres and subgenres proved to be more popular than others.  Among these are:

Air Adventure / Flying Aces


Bizarre Crimefighter


Occult Detective / Weird Tales

Proto-Superheroes (with powers)

Science Adventures

Spy / Secret Agent

Two-Fisted (some of these types can be found in other genres, too)


World Adventurer

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