Friday, January 27, 2012

Why Video Games Are the New Pulps

The pulps were, in their glory days, cheap ways to deliver genre entertainment. You could, for a dime, read a war story, a romance, a superhero yarn, a detective tale, a horror anthology, you name it. They contained multitudes. But they are, as Charlie Jane correctly surmised, dead. Comics don't count, neither do movies or TV. Young adult novels used to be the new pulp, but they've gotten too respectable.

via io9

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