pulp magazine

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Noun1.pulp magazine - an inexpensive magazine printed on poor quality paper
mag, magazine - a periodic publication containing pictures and stories and articles of interest to those who purchase it or subscribe to it; "it takes several years before a magazine starts to break even or make money"
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com) hollywoodreporter , "Iron Man 3" writer-director Shane Black is reportedly producing a movie adaptation of the 1930's pulp hero for Sony's "Doc Savage.
Though Burroughs' Tarzan character has spawned countless bigscreen adaptations, his other beloved pulp hero, Civil War officer-turned-intergalactic warlord John Carter, has had far worse luck transitioning to film (unless you count 2009's straight-to-DVD "Princess of Mars," starring Traci Lords and Antonio Sabato Jr.
Think of Ford as a modern version of the pulp hero Doc Savage, and the rest of this gang as his Fabulous Four: Sophie (Gina Bellman), an accomplished grifter and aspiring actress who can only perform convincingly when she's involved in a scare; Parker (Beth Riesgraf), an acrobatic thief; Alec (Aldis Hodge), a computer-hacking wizard; and Eliot (Christian Kane), a martial-arts badass.