This cover is from 1964 and was done by the prolific Robert Bonfils!
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Artwork of the Day: Diploma of Passion (by Robert Bonfils)
This was published in 1961. The cover was done by Robert Bonfils.
Artwork of the Day: Untamed Female (by Robert Bonfils)
This is from 1963.
From the beginning of the pulp era to the modern day, horror has always been a popular genre. And with horror comes the vampires! Vampires were a popular subject for both the writers and the readers of the pulps. Much blood was spilt between the covers. Here are just a few of the vampires of the pulps:
It’s not really October until a vampire comes tapping at your window, asking to be invited in.
The Dangerous Lives of Models
Sometime glamorous. Sometimes sordid. Sometimes dangerous. The life of the model has always been a popular subject for the pulps. Below are some pulp covers that deal not only with the experience of being model but also the weight of being an artist. There’s a price for everything.
Artwork of the Day: Nylon Passport (by Robert Bonfils)
I don’t see a passport anywhere on that cover. This cover was done by Robert Bonfils, whose work we have featured many times in the past and will probably feature many times in the future.
Artwork of the Day: The Shame Takers (by Robert Bonfils)
This early psychedelic cover is from 1966 and comes to us courtesy of the great Robert Bonfils.
Beware The Tentacles Of October!
Are you scared of tentacles?
Whether they’re reaching down from the sky or coming out of the water, the idea of being grabbed and, even worse, squeezed by several slimy tentacles is a scary one! Perhaps that’s why it was such a popular image during the pulp age. Below is just a sampling of some of the era’s tentacle horror, courtesy of some of the best artists to work in the pulps!
Artwork of the Day: Doctors Are Lovers Too (by Robert Bonfils)
This cover is from 1962. I guess this is the book that revealed that doctors aren’t all chaste priest-kings. The artwork was done by Robert Bonfils. The doctor looks a little confused but it appears that his patient knows exactly what needs to be examined.
Let’s Go Country With The Pulps
With the Fourth of July just a few days away, let’s celebrate the American countryside with the pulps! From the early days of the pulps, life in rural America has been a favorite subject. Here are a few portrayals of that life, courtesy of some of the best artists and illustrators to work in the pulp industry!