The Salacious Covers of Inside Detective


by Albert Fisher

For over 60 years, Inside Detective Magazine provided the readers with the salacious details of true life crime.  Every story was advertised as being true and many were said to come straight from police files.  From the 1930s until it ceased publication in the 90s, Inside Detective was one of the most popular true detective magazines.  The publishers understood that nothing sells like sex and violence and the covers of Inside Detective promised both.  Below, we have a few of them:

by Albert Fisher

by Albert Fisher

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by David Berger

by Harwood Forgsen

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by Norman Saunders

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by Peter Driben

by Peter Driben

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