Pulp Tales #1

Pulp Tales #1

Writer: Moore, Peck, Fialkov, Chamberlain, Niles Artist: Samnee, Andy B, Chamberlain, Tony Fleecs, Wilkinson Publisher: Boom! Studios Critic Reviews: 2
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  • 7.0
    Comics Bulletin - Clayton Webber Oct 6, 2008

    To be sure, the past few decades havent been kind to pulp entertainment. Part of this trend can be traced to the rise of film, but even popular novels have shifted away from the hard-boiled and weary detective, from the perfectly disposable packaging of dime novels past. Genre novels published today arent any better; in fact the formulas are more entrenched now than ever before. In all the westerns and romances, mysteries and thrillers published today, though, theres a spirit of fun lacking, a spirit of fun thats found in these stories. Not the tongue-in-cheek, we know this is corny kind of fun, but a genuine joy in telling these kinds of stories is evident in every page of Pulp Tales. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Eye On Comics - Don MacPherson Sep 29, 2009

    Of course, the problem is that the setting shouldn't be the star of the show. This is a Die Hard comic, after all, but McClane seems no more important a part of the plot than any other player. I realize Chaykin is setting the stage here; perhaps the story will read better in a collected format. But when it comes to this original episodic approach, he needs to hook the audience in a hurry. This debut comic book needs the attitude and excitement that the readership expects from the Die Hard brand, and it's not to be found... yet. Read Full Review

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