My annual Memorial Day post: a look at the first issue of BATTLE CRY magazine…

[EDITOR’S NOTE: A link to download a free PDF copy of the first issue of BATTLE CRY magazine is at the bottom of this post.] Memorial Day is a day…

How publisher Stanley Morse and I got even with anti-comics crusader Fredric Wertham

Recently, Richard Greene, one of the the many talented and knowledgeable artists who have become members of the Men’s Adventure Magazines Facebook Group, posted a link to an interesting opinion…

Legendary comics artist Syd Shores also did some wild men’s “sweat magazine” covers…

Most people who are familiar with artist Sydney “Syd” Shores (1913-1973) think of him as a comic book artist. And, indeed, he was one of the greatest comic book artists…

Scorpions ripped my flesh! (in men’s pulp magazine art)

Many kinds of “killer creatures” were featured on the covers of men’s adventure magazines in the 1950s and 1960s: big animals, small animals, fish, birds, crabs and various creepy crawlies,…

Reefer madness from SPUR magazine – “GANGI: Hell Smoke of the Caribbean”

From 1956 to 1961, a men’s adventure magazine titled Rugged Men was published by Stanley Publications, Inc., one of the magazine companies owned by former comics publisher Stanley Morse. In…

Real War magazine launches men’s pulp mags into space

Occasionally, some of the men’s adventure magazines of the 1950s and 1960s would put out special issues that had a theme. For example, a while ago, I posted an entry…