“Nothing cheap or sordid.”

Sure, many of the covers, articles and headlines from the men’s adventure pulp magazines were bizarre, lurid and un-PC. That’s part of the fun of viewing, reading and collecting them…

“The Greatest Generation” liked Nazi bondage art

Some men’s adventure magazines of the ’50s and ’60s were mainstream and mild, like Argosy and True. The entry for Argosy in the 1957 edition of Writer’s Market said it…

Killer weasels – and squirrels, and bats, and…

As noted in my previous post, Frank Zappa took the title of his 1970 album Weasels Ripped My Flesh from a cover headline on the September 1956 issue of Man’s…

Weasels ripped my flesh! And hooked me on men’s adventure magazines.

About ten years ago, I was listening to a CD reissue of Frank Zappa’s WEASELS RIPPED MY FLESH album. It sparked a flashback to the day in 1970 when I…

MY CUSTOM SCANNING RATES

The images and stories featured on this blog, in the Men’s Adventure Magazines Facebook group, on my Flickr stream, and in my men’s adventure magazine anthology books represent just a…