Men's Adventure Magazinesby Max Allan Collins, George Hagenauer (Text by), Steven Heller (Essay By)
Paying homage to the American periodicals of the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s that documented outrageous exploits, this hefty, comprehensive guide is packed full of colorful cover art, sumptuous sample spreads, and enlightening essays.
- Taschen America, LLC
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- 6.90(w) x 8.70(h) x 1.50(d)
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Back when I was a kis men's magazines were considered half a step above pornography - they almost showed partly nekkid ladies! Now here's a book to bring back memories of a much more innocent time, when adventure fiction with a streak of residual pulpyness (from the Spicy line of course!) were common at magazine racks everywhere. Amazing art - small killer rodents, women whose long hair always covered their nipples no matter what position they were in, bloodthirsty natives from every part of the globe (even if they hadn't actually lived there for centu8ries), and the most bloodless gore you could ever ask for!
There is a lot of fun, action, excitement, silly, sexy, and other ridiculous themes all over this book. There are many covers and pages of these manly magazines back when they were around. You see the all-American hero rescue the damsel in distress from many dangers, villains, and animals many times and it doesn't get old. There are a lot of colorful pages and well-drawn art with their vintage look. There are very strong adult themes and there is very little nudity so this would not be appropriate for kids. A good fun book any guy would like.