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18 Pulp Cover Girls Who Are So Over This Shit

Sci-fi pulp magazines weren't known for their raging feminism and don't these women know it. Women in pulp had to put up with a lot: impractical footwear, being held hostage, unrealistic interplanetary beauty standards and more. It's unsurprising that a lot of them look as if they've. Absolutely. Had. Enough.

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"I'm not angry, army of the damned, just disappointed."

But that jawline says otherwise.
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction / Via sfcovers.net

But that jawline says otherwise.

"Right, that's it. I'm done. Screw this city."

Imagination / Via sfcovers.net

This cover girl didn't sign up for designated driver...

Fantastic Novels Magazine / Via sfcovers.net

...while the 'witch of the demon seas' absolutely refuses.

Lightning to the face is an effective way to make your point.
Planet Stories / Via sfcovers.net

Lightning to the face is an effective way to make your point.

This ridiculously long measuring tape does not amuse:

Her fabulous bolero is how she keeps calm.
Science-Fantasy / Via sfcovers.net

Her fabulous bolero is how she keeps calm.

And this lady's only making it through by virtue of being totally stoned.

"Minotaur? Meh."
Weird Tales / Via sfcovers.net

"Minotaur? Meh."

It's not surprising that some cover girls lash out.

Quite literally.
Weird Tales / Via sfcovers.net

Quite literally.

In fact, whips are pretty common...

Weird Tales / Via sfcovers.net

Even when technology evolves.

Look at her face. She is very annoyed at having to fight in those shoes.
Planet Stories / Via sfcovers.net

Look at her face. She is very annoyed at having to fight in those shoes.

Still, sometimes you're so over this shit only a scimitar will cut it:

Planet Stories / Via sfcovers.net

Or a two headed dragon:

Meet the original Daenerys.
Planet Stories / Via sfcovers.net

Meet the original Daenerys.

Or the best of both:

Fantastic indeed.
Fantastic Adventures / Via sfcovers.net

Fantastic indeed.

Some stay calm and let the world burn.

"This planet? Not worth my time."
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction / Via sfcovers.net

"This planet? Not worth my time."

Others give in to the inevitable:

What's a little disintegration at the end of the day?
Amazing Stories / Via sfcovers.net

What's a little disintegration at the end of the day?

But for most, it's time to dismiss the annoying 'hero'...

Astounding Science Fiction / Via sfcovers.net

And enjoy some alone time.

Galaxy Magazine / Via sfcovers.net

Because this shit?

Future Science Fiction / Via sfcovers.net

So over it.

Moring Ltd / Via philsp.com
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