Ho! Ho! Ho! Men’s adventure magazines style…

Most of the more than 160 different men’s adventure magazines published from the late 1940s to the mid-1970s never featured holiday-themed covers for Christmas or any other holidays. I guess…

Bettie Page and Princess Do May, in REAL magazine, January 1956…

My previous post here focused on stories about four famous killers who are featured in the January 1956 issue of REAL magazine. That same issue also features two famous glamour…

MAN’S DARING: the men’s sweat magazine that exposed Hitler’s baboon tortures – and some legendary glamour girls…

[Post updated with new images, text and links, March 21, 2012.] The terms “sweat magazines,” “men’s sweats” or just “the sweats” are often used to describe vintage men’s adventure magazines.…

Merry Christmas – Men’s Adventure Magazine style…

The holiday season got me thinking about what it might have been like if some of the pulpier men’s adventure magazines had used Christmas-themed cover paintings on their December issues.…

A tip of the hat to Tom Brinkmann and his BAD MAGS…

Vintage men’s adventure magazines were pretty wild compared to the mainstream magazines published during the 1950s, 1950s and 1970s. Some were deemed to be “pornography,” which forced them to be…