Actual Pulp Fiction: Searching for Aztec gold treasure (1905 toon)

by Especial Correspondents on March 20, 2017 in Cartoons, Cultura

Here’s the cover of an actual pulp fiction novelette from 1905 featuring detectives searching for the storied Aztec gold. These  paperback books were printed on the cheapest paper (pulp, like newsprint) and reflected the culture of the day. Note the Raiders of the Lost Ark style booby trap.

Read more at Dime Novel Detectives, which is where we got this image.

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