This is from 1954. No one wears shoes in a shanty town, I guess.
This is from 1953 and I guess it’s about a dangerous soda salesman. The cover is by the prolific Lou Marchetti.
This is from 1962. She had love in her eyes and sin her heart. That sounds like a lot o people. This cover was done by Lou Marchetti.
No matter how hard he tried … he couldn’t resist his patients.
It doesn’t look like he’s trying very hard!
This cover was done by Lou Marchetti.
With the 4th of July approaching, let’s celebrate the American city with the pulps! Ever since the early days of the pulp industry, writers and artists have excited readers with stories about the lives of those living in America’s cities. Here, curtsey of some of the best artists to have worked in the industry, is a pulp-guided tour of those cities!
From 1953 to 1967, Manhunt was one of the best-selling and most highly regarded of the crime-themed pulp magazines. Manhunt featured hard-boiled stories from authors like Mickey Spillane, James Cain, James T. O’Farrell, William Irish, and others. Along with attracting some of the top pulp literary talent, it also featured some of the most memorable covers of the era. Below are just a few of the overs of Manhunt. As always, the artist has been credited when known!
By Lou Marchetti