The Covers of Lariat


July 1948 by Allen Gustav Anderson

Running from 1925 to 1951, Lariat was one of the many western magazines of the pulp era. At the time, it published stories and novellas about the men and the women who conquered the old west. Today, issues are sought by collectors who appreciate the magazine’s tough, colorful, and often violent covers. Some of the best artists of the pulp era did covers for Lariat.

Below is just a sampling of the covers of Lariat. Where known, the artists have been credited:

November 1943 by Allen Gustav Anderson
March 1945, Artist Unknown
May, 1945, Artist Unknown
November, 1945 by George Gross
March, 1947 by Allen Gustav Anderson
November, 1947 by Noman Saunders
January, 1948, by Norman Saunders
March, 1948 by Allen Gustav Anderson
September, 1948 by Allen Gustav Anderson
May, 1949 by Norman Saunders
March 1950, by Allen Gustav Anderson

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