Mike Shayne in men’s adventure magazines – Part 1: “The Naked Frame” in BLUEBOOK, Feb. 1953

Recently, I read and enjoyed THE MIKE SHAYNE PRIVATE EYE COMIC COLLECTION. That book is a new release from Pulp 2.0 Press, an indie imprint founded by the self-described “Mad…

Classic Charles Rodrigues cartoons from men’s adventure magazines…

A while back in the Men’s Adventure Magazines & Books Facebook Group, I started a tradition of posting some of my favorite classic cartoons from men’s adventure magazines on Sunday…

What I’ve been reading in the Western, pulp and action/adventure genres — and beyond…

I always appreciate it when someone posts a positive review of one of the books in the Men’s Adventure Library series I co-edit with my publishing partner Wyatt Doyle (head…

ONE MAN ARMY: THE ACTION PAPERBACK ART OF GIL COHEN — our latest book…

Artist Gil Cohen is one of the towering figures in several art realms. In recent decades he has established himself as one of the world’s premier military aviation artists. His…

Darryle Purcell and his manly, pulpy Hollywood Cowboy Detectives…

I first ran across a mention of Darryle Purcell’s unique “Hollywood Cowboy Detectives” series in reviews posted by Ron Fortier, writer/editor and head of the pioneering Airship 27 “New Pulp”…

Eva Lynd & Steve Holland in faux movie posters on the Goode Stuff blog…

During the past two years, while working with the legendary artist’s model, pinup photo model and actress Eva Lynd and my publishing partner Wyatt Doyle on the book EVA: MEN’S…

Andrew Nette & Iain McIntyre’s STICKING IT TO THE MAN – a must have for vintage paperback fans…

As I said in a previous post I wrote about pulp culture maven and novelist Andrew Nette, I am more than a little in awe of him. In 2018, he…

PAPERBACK FANATIC: ISSUE #43 – another must have issue…

As you can tell from my previous posts about vintage paperback expert and pop culture historian Justin Marriott, I’m a bit in awe of him. He’s incredibly knowledgeable and incredibly…

MORT KUNSTLER: THE GODFATHER OF PULP FICTION ILLUSTRATORS – a look at our latest book…

For the Men’s Adventure Library book series I co-edit and publish with Wyatt Doyle, via his New Texture imprint, 2019 was a banner year. In January, we published POLLEN’S ACTION:…

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…

THE 2020 EVA LYND CALENDAR — a collectible to go with the book EVA: MEN’S ADVENTURE SUPERMODEL…

As noted in the previous post on this blog, my publishing partner Wyatt Doyle and I recently released the 10th book in our Men’s Adventure Library series. Titled EVA: MEN’S…

EVA: MEN’S ADVENTURE SUPERMODEL–the latest book in the Men’s Adventure Library series…

Wyatt Doyle and I are pleased and proud to announce the release of the 10th book in our Men’s Adventure Library series – EVA: MEN’S ADVENTURE SUPERMODEL. It’s a lushly-illustrated…