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Artist reimagines Nintendo games as pulp novels



American pulp fiction first appeared on cheap, wood pulp paper in the early 20th century, and ran the gamut of thrillers, romances, noir crime stories, westerns, science fiction, and horror. It was rid of the stiff morality of popular literary fiction, and best known for their lurid, exploitative and sensational subject matter. When one thinks of pulp fiction, the last thing that comes to mind is Nintendo, yet California-based artist and illustrator Astor Alexander had the brilliant idea of reimagining Nintendo games as dime-store novels. Check out some of his work below and be sure to check out his portfolio for more!

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