28 April 2012

Sleazy Paperbacks Shelf #9

 More under-the-covers-with-a-flashlight reading.

A.A.Fair is a pen name of Earl Stanley Gardner, so it's probably not all that sleazy.

26 April 2012

Sleazy Paperbacks Shelf #8: More McGinnis Girls

By far the most popular post on this blog has been the one featuring the artwork of Robert McGinnis. Here are some more of his dazzling dames, each from the cover of a Carter Brown paperback of the 70s and 80s.
  Robert Edward McGinnis was born  in Cincinnati in 1926.He became an apprentice at Walt Disney studios, and later  studied fine art at Ohio State University.
Carter Brown, real name Alan Geoffrey Yates (1 August 1923 - 5 May 1985), was an Australian-British author of crime fiction. He was born in London but moved to Australia in 1948. He started writing full time in 1953 and wrote at least 317 novels between 1958 and 1985.

25 April 2012

Kiss And Tell Girl

from Boy Meets Girl #2,  April 1950 art by Bob Fuje  (Robert Fujitani)

Bob Fujitani studied at the American School of Design in New York City. He has done comics art for a variety of publishing houses from the early 1940s: Avon, Dell, Gold Key, Harvey and others.
Fujitani has drawn Mandrake, Rip Kirby, Flash Gordon, Prince Valiant and dozens of other strips, as well as Dr. Solar, Turok for Gold Key, Astonishing Comics and Two-Gun Kid for Marvel, plus Black Condor and Dollman for Quality.

24 April 2012

Comic Book Short Story~A Moon, a Girl...Romance : Heart Pirate

I know that all of the EC horror and SF comics have been reprinted at least once, but I'm not certain about their romance titles. At any rate, here is a nice shortie by Al Feldstein, colored by Marie Severin, from " A Moon, a Girl...Romance" #9 (actually the first issue) Sept. 1949.Numbering continued from Moon Girl ?