Maybe the nudity is on the back cover. Some people just really get excited about croquet.
That’s one way to liven up a party, I guess.
There are several editions of this paperback, because I guess “those college beauty contests” never ceased to be shocking. The cover above is from the 1964 edition and was done by Robert Maguire.
This book was originally published in 1961. The striking cover is Robert Maguire.
Someone’s overdressed for this pool. This cover was done by the prolific Robert Maguire.
This book was originally from 1952 but this cover is apparently from a later printing. I’m not sure on the year of this edition. There’s no mistaking the work of Robert Maguire for anyone else, though.
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!
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!
This book came out in 1954 and the cover is simply brilliant. From the close-up of the bullets being loaded into the gun to worried expression of the woman in the background, this is an evocative, tough, and unforgettable cover. Not surprisingly, it was done by the legendary Robert Maguire. We’ve shared many Maguire covers in the past and we’ll undoubtedly share many more in the future.