Artist Profile: James Alfred Meese (1917 — 1971)


Bad Girls by James Alfred Meese

Bad Girls by James Alfred Meese

I haven’t been able to find much biographical information about James Meese.  He was an illustrator who painted the covers for several paperback book publishers in the 50s and 60s, mostly featuring tough guys and sultry women in dangerous situations.  Check out a sampling of his work below.

A Hearse of Another ColorDon't Hang Me Too High Good Luck to the Corpse Ivan The Terrible Murder Is Where You Find It Teenager Terror The Case of the One-Eyed Witness The Drowning Pool The Girls in 3-B The Thrill Kids

 

 

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