Thursday, February 3, 2011

2011 Pulp Ark - New Book Nominations 5 at a Glance

The Masked Rider: Tales of the Wild West-multiple authors-(Airship 27 Productions)

Saddle up for adventure, as Airship 27 Productions delivers three brand new rousing action tales of the wild and wooly west featuring the Masked Rider, Virgil Earp and Wild Bill Hickock. Outlaws, rustlers, gamblers and pioneers, they're all here under a striking cover by Rob Davis & Shane Evans. Here is six gun action at it's pulp finest!
Green Hornet Chronicles-multiple authors (Moonstone Books)

Introducing the long-awaited return of the Green Hornet and Kato, and their rolling arsenal, the Black Beauty! With his faithful valet Kato, Britt Reid, daring young publisher, matches wits with the Underworld, risking his life so that criminal and racketeers within the law may feel its weight by the sting of the Green Hornet. Featuring stories by the likes of Harlan Ellison, Greg Cox, and Robert Greenberger, The Green Hornet Chronicles is the first anthology featuring all-new, original crime fiction tales of the man who hunts the biggest of all game - public enemies that even the FBI can't reach! This limited edition hardcover features exclusive bonus material, including Harlan Ellison's "liner notes" on his Green Hornet-Phantom team up story, and the once-aired origin of the Green Hornet radio episode adapted into a thrilling prose story by Anthony Tollin.
Pulp Heroes-Khan Dynasty -Wayne Reinagel (Knightraven Studios) 

In this completely original action story, four champions of justice, Doc Titan - The Ultimate Man, The Darkness - The Master of Shadows, Guardian - Steel and Ice Justice, and The Scorpion - The Deadliest Man Alive, are brought together for the first time to battle a deadly threat and save the Earth and mankind from absolute destruction.
..... Set in 1945, this massive tale is reminiscent of the great action-adventure pulp hero stories of yesteryear, traveling around the world and, utilizing a series of well-timed flashbacks, voyaging 150 years backward through time. And as the adventure continues, the heroes soon discover that there are many dark and dangerous secrets that have been kept from them and the world at large. Secrets that could destroy them all. And, perhaps, the Earth itself.

Van Allen Plexico Presents Gideon Cain-multiple authors (Airship 27 Productions)

Edited by Ron Fortier & Van Allen Plexico - Here are seven new tales of Puritan swordsman, Gideon Cain the Demon Hunter by Scott Harris, Brian Zavitz, I. A. Watson, K.G. McAbee, James Palmer, David Wright and Van Allen Plexico. In the tradition of Robert E. Howard's "Solomon Kane," here is swashbuckling action at its finest. Cover art by Rob Davis & Shane Evans. Introduction by Kurt Busiek.
Pulp Detectives-Tom  Johnson (Altus Press)

For the first time, nine all-new stories starring the classic pulp heroes of the 1930s, featuring characters such as The Phantom Detective, The Black Bat, The Lone Eagle, The Masked Detective, Secret Agent X and Nightwind. Written by pulp scholar Tom Johnson, it's nearly 400 pages of excitement!

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