Tag Archives: Pulp Fiction

We Can Be Heroes

Writer Todd Alcott has a brilliant side gig reimagining David Bowie songs as pulp fiction-style books. His clever bookcovers reference classic paperback books. You can see more of the covers at Alcott’s Etsy site and even purchase your own copies.

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Tales From Black Mirror

If you are not a fan of Black Mirror, these wonderfully retro illustrations won’t mean much to you. But if you can’t get enough of the show, Brazilian artist and illustrator Butcher Billy’s project Tales of the Unexpected Black Mirrors is just … Continue reading

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Stephen King Inspired

I’m a huge fan of the always wacky art work by the brilliant Brazilian artist and illustrator who goes by the name Butcher Billy. These seasonally appropriate pulp fiction and horror inspired faux book covers are a treat. Here’s what … Continue reading

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Pulp Fictions

Imagine your favorite iconic novels such as Robinson Crusoe or Wuthering Heights with a pulp fiction makeover. Well, there’s a publisher reworking the classic in a pulp style. Pulp! The Classics is a new imprint from the UK publisher Old Castle Books, which is reissuing … Continue reading

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Tales About Nothing

I couldn’t resist sharing these brilliant faux pulp magazine covers by the illustrator and comic book artist Stephen Andrade.   all images ©Stephen Andrade

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Pity the Poor Librarian

I don’t know who is behind the anonymous blog Professional Library Literature but I think that they’re overdue for a sabbatical . These hilarious pulp fiction book parodies will surely ring true for our librarian readers, professional students and library habitué.

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Pulp Fictions

London-based architect and freelance graphic designer Sharm Murugiah created this droll set of Penguin-style book covers as imagined for Quentin Tarantino films. Echoing the classic Penguin paperback design configuration, he has inserted the movie titles where book titles are usually set. … Continue reading

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Pulp Fiction (better than pulped books)

In the Philly region, Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller are famous for their spooky art installation Pandemonium in Cell Block Seven at the über-scary old Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia. But they rubbed some booklovers the wrong way with … Continue reading

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