“Bruce Minney: The Man Who Painted Everything” — Part 3 (guest post by author Tom Ziegler)

Editor’s Note: This is the third and final installment in a series of special guest posts by Tom Ziegler, author of the fascinating, lushly-illustrated new book BRUCE MINNEY: THE MAN…

“Bruce Minney: The Man Who Painted Everything” — Part 2 (guest post by author Tom Ziegler)

Editor’s Note: This is the second in a series of special guest posts by Tom Ziegler, author of BRUCE MINNEY: THE MAN WHO PAINTED EVERYTHING — a great new book…

“Bruce Minney: The Man Who Painted Everything” — guest post by Tom Ziegler (Part 1)

Editor’s Note: Tom Ziegler, son-in-law of the great illustration artist Bruce Minney, has just released a new full-color book titled BRUCE MINNEY: THE MAN WHO PAINTED EVERYTHING. (Available in both…

More Bruce Minney paintings featured on the History Channel’s “American Pickers” show…

On the evening of August 5th, 2013, the History Channel’s “American Pickers” TV series aired an episode of particular interest to fans of men’s pulp adventure magazines. In it, the…

Bruce Minney, “The Man Who Painted Everything,” is now gone – but his artistic legacy will live on…

On August 5, 2013, the great illustration artist Bruce Minney passed away at age 84, about two months after suffering a major stroke. If you’re a regular reader of this…

Bruce Minney Interview, Part 3 – From battle scenes and biker babes to African violet pots…

In case you missed them, here are links to Part 1 and Part 2 of my interview with Bruce Minney, one of the top illustration artists who did cover and…

The Bruce Minney Interview– Part 2: “Sweat Magazines,” paperbacks and beyond…

In the first part of my interview with Bruce Minney, he told me how he got started doing cover and interior art for men’s adventure magazines in 1955, after linking…

An interview with Bruce Minney – Part 1

Bruce Minney is one of the most talented and prolific of the many great artists who created cover paintings and interior illustrations for men’s adventure magazines from the mid-1950s to…

About our book POLLEN IN PRINT: 1955-1959

Artist Samson Pollen created hundreds of classic illustrations for the men’s adventure magazines (MAMs, for short) published in the 1950s, 1960s and 197os. He was one of the top illustrators who…

The MEN’S ADVENTURE QUARTERLY #5, the “Dirty Mission Issue”

In addition to the Men’s Adventure Library book series I co-edit with Wyatt Doyle, I also co-edit a full-color magazine that showcases artwork and stories from men’s adventure magazines (MAMs)…

POLLEN IN PRINT 1955-1959, our new Samson Pollen art book

EDITOR’S NOTE: This post refers to the special edition of POLLEN IN PRINT 1955-1959 that came with perks via an Indiegogo campaign listing. That campaign has ended. However, the book…

Men’s adventure magazine art used for album covers and spoofs…

In the Men’s Adventure Magazines & Books Facebook group, members sometimes post interesting examples of artwork from vintage men’s adventure magazines (MAMs) recycled for other purposes. One of my favorite…