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MAGAZINE COVERS

 

PULP ROMANCE NARRATIVES
GERMAN EXAMPLES, Pan, Gebraughsgrafik etc

 

291, DE ZAVAS (1)

A

aCOMMENT (1) AUST. 1941
AINSLEY'S MAGAZINE (1) 1900 profile woman;s head
AINSLEY'S MAGAZINE (2)
ALFRED HITCHCOCK
AMAZING STORIES (5)
THE AMERICAN single grapefruit squirt
THE AMERICAN (2)
THE AMERICAN BOY (2)
THE AMERICAN GIRL (13)
THE AMERICAN LEGION (2)
A. MERRITT'S FANTASY single
THE AMERICAN BUILDER single house designs in colours
AMAZING DETECTIVE AUGUST 1930 (1)
THE AMERICAN MAGAZINE
AMERICAN BEAUTIES (1) 1920
ASTOUNDING STORIES (1) 1936
AMAZING STORIES (1) 1933
ALL STORY (5)
ALL DETECTIVE (9)
AMERICAN MOTORIST (,)
THE AMERICAN WEEKLY
THE AMERICAN LEGION
THE AMERICAN HOME (1) 1930
ARTS, FADS, MODES single artist's studio with nude model
ARGOSY
ARGOSY (1) 1924
ARGOSY (4)
ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN (AD) of the 1970's
ARCHITECTURE (1)1914
ART LOVERS (1) 1925
ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW of the 1950's
THE AMERICAN MAGAZINE
THE ARTS c1945 (Edward Bawden)
AVANT-GARDE
ADVERTISING OUTDOORS
AGRICULTURAL MAGAZINES
THE AMERICAN BOY (SINGLE)
ART ET DECORATION BY COSSARD
ARTS AND CRAFTS single
ASIA, cover by Frank Macintosh Oct 1930
ART CLASSICS
ARTISTS AND MODELS
ART ET INDUSTRIE, seven examples
ADVERTISING DISPLAY, four examples
ADVERTISING DISPLAY, single
ADVENTURE (5)
AVON FANTASY READER (1)

B

BALLYHOO
BASEBALL (2)
THE BAYONET 1915 (FRENCH)
BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS 1926
BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS 1926
BEST DETECTIVE (3)
BILLY THE KID (1)
BLACK BAT (3)
BLACK CAT (2)
BLACK CAT (1) 1897
BLACK CAT (1) 1901
BLACK MASK GALLERY ONE
BLACK MASK GALLERY TWO
BLANCO Y NEGRO, two copies
BLUE BOOK (1924)
BLUE BOOK (1) 1936
BLUE BOOK (1) 1938
BLUE BOOK DETEXTIVE (2)
BOLD
BOSTON SUNDAY MAGAZINE, PHILADELPHIA SINGLE
BOOKMAN 1926
BOYS BEST
BOYS LIFE (1) 1919
THE BRONZEMAN (1) 1935
BRITANNIA
BROADSIDE
BROOM
BROWN BOOK 1903
BUNGALOW (3)
BUNK
BUZZER

 

C

CAMPUS
CAPTAIN BILLY'S WHIZZBANG
CAPTAIN BILLY'S WHIZZBANG (1) 1922
CAPTAIN FUTURE
CARRY ON 1918
CARTOONS (2)
CASSELLS
CENTURY MONTHLY 1913
CHARLIE CHAN
CHATTERBOX
CHILD LIFE single Pierrot 1927
CHAMPION
CHAPBOOK, The
CLASSIC (2)
THE CHILD'S MAGAZINE 1926 single
THE CHILDREN'S OWN MAGAZINE
CHILD LIFE
CHUMS
CHUMS (US single)
LE CENACLE
CINEMA AMATEUR (1) 1936
THE CENTURY
CLACK
CLASSICS ILLUSTRATED
CLIMAX
CLUES
COLLEGE HUMOR GALLERY 1 (3)
COLLEGE HUMOR GALLERY 2 (!!)
COLLEGE HUMOR single1922 whacking
COLLEGE HUMOR single Talk of the Town
COLLEGE HUMOUR (1, BABY BE GOOD)
COLLIER'S
COLLIER'S (Vernon Grant)
COLLIER'S 1914.1915
COLLIER'S 1907 (PARRISH)
COLLIER'S 1907 (PENFIELD ?)
THE COLONEL
COMET
COMPLETE ADVENTURE NOVELETTES
COMPLETE SKY
COMRADES
CONFESSIONS OF A FEDERAL DICK
CONFESSION!
CONFIDENTIAL GALLERY ONE
CONFIDENTIAL GALLERY TWO
COPPER CUTIES
THE CORNER
CORNHILL 1862 (SINGLE)
CORONET
COSMOPOLITAN
COSMOPOLITAN
COSMOPOLITAN 1909
COSMOPOLITAN 1926
COTERIE (A COLLECTION )
COMMERCIAL ART (1) 1925
COURIER, 13 THEMATIC GALLERIES
COUNTRY FAIR (6 images)
COUNTRY GENTLEMAN 19285
COUNTRY GENTLEMAN 1925
COUNTRY GENTLEMAN.....
COUNTRY HOME
COUNTRY HOME (single)
CORNHILL 1862 (SINGLE)
CUPID'S CAPERS

 

D

THE DAIRY FARMER single 1927 milking
D'ACI D'ALLA,two copies
D'ACI D'ALLA, single
DANCE LOVERS (single)
THE DANCE (single)
THE DANCE (single)
THE DELINEATOR
THE DESIGNER (SINGLE)
DEMIGODS (1) 1963
DE STIJL 1 (1) 1922
DETECTIVE MAGAZINE 1923
DETECTIVE STORY MAGAZINE (4)
DIME MYSTERY MAGAZINE (1)
DIME MYSTERY MAGAZINE (1) 1933
DOUBLE ACTION GANG
DOUBLE DETECTIVE
DEADWOOD DICK
DREAM WORLD
DR YEN SIN
DUTCH BOY PAINTER (1)

 

 

E

EERIE (1)
THE ELKS (5)
ENID BLYTON'S MAGAZINE
ELECTRICAL EXPERIMENTER
ESQUIRE, three examples .... 1968 EXAMPLE
ESTAMPES, ENCADREMENTS DES ARTS
ELECTRA
ELECTRICAL EXPERIMENTS (1)
ELLERY QUEEN
EVE
EVERYBODY'S (6)
EXCITING LOVE
EXOTIC
EYE
EYEFUL
EY (1) BRAZIL

 

F

FAME AND FORTUNE
FAMILY STAR
FANNY
FANTASTIC (19)
FANTASY FICTION
FASCINATING THRILLER
THE FEDS
FEMINA
FIFTH COLUMN
FILM FUN GALLERY ONE
FILM FUN GALLERY TWO
FILM FUN 1921 HELD
FLAPPER
FLASH GORDON (1) 1936
FRANK READE'S MAGAZINE
FRENCH ART MODELS
FRENCH NIGHT LIFE
FORTUNE (Petruccelli)
FORTUNE (non Petruccelli)
FLAIR
FRA (E.Hubbard)
FROLICS
FROLICS (1) 1926
FRUIT AND GARDEN HOME (5)
FUNNY
FUTURISTIC
FUCK YOU (1)
FUTURE

 

G

GAIETY
GALAXY
GANG MAGAZINE(1)
GANGSTER STORIES
GAY BROADWAY
GEORGE BRUCE CONTACT
GENESIS
GAY FRENCH LIFE
GHOST STORIES
GHOST STORIES (1)
GHOST STORIES 1930
GHOST STORIES 1929
GHOST SUPER DETECTIVE
GIGGLES
GIRLS GIRLS GIRLS
GIRL WATCH
G- MEN STORIES
G- MEN DETECTIVE
GOBLIN
GOBLIN 1928
GOBLIN 1928
GOLDEN BOOK
GOLDEN LOVE
GOLDEN WEST
GOLD NUGGET
GOLD SEAL
GOLFERS MAGAZINE (1) 1916
GOOD HUMOR
GOOD TASTE
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING (3)
GOTHIC
GRAND MAGAZINE (1)
GRAND MAGAZINE 1930
GRAPHIS
GREAT FRENCH CASES
GREEN BOOK (1) 1915
GREEN BOOK (1) 1915
GRIT
GUILTY
GUN MOLLS
GUY
THE GYPSY, Alan Odle

H

HAMPTON MAGAZINE 1909
HAMPTON MAGAZINE 1910
HANDICRAFTS ANNUAL 1934
HANDICRAFTS ANNUAL 1934
HANDICRAFTS ANNUAL 1937
HAPPY
HAREM
HARPERS 1917
HARPER'S BAZAAR
HARPER'S BAZAAR (ERTE)
THE HERETICK, (SINGLE) ND (JOHN BETJEMAN, ANTHONY BLUNT)
HARRY FURNISS (SINGLE 1905)
HEADLINE DETECTIVE
THE HERETICK, (SINGLE) ND (JOHN BETJEMAN, ANTHONY BLUNT)
HIGH TIME
HIP AND TOE
HOLIDAY two covers
HOLIDAY DECEMBER 1930 (Adolf Treidler)
HOLLYWOOD DETECTIVE
HOME
HONEY
HOPALONG CASSIDY
HORROR STORIES
HOT SPOT
HOTSPUR
HOT STORIES
HOUSE & GARDEN (SINGLE)
HUNTED
HUSH

 

I

IF GALLERY ONE
IF GALLERY TWO
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS 1877 (UK)
ILLUSTRATED 1940'S AND 1950'S (UK)
ILLUSTRATED DETECTIVE MAGAZINE (3)
IMAGINATION ONE
IMAGINATION TWO
IN DE NNEVEL (1) TOOROP

 

 

JUDGE

JUDGE, COVERS BY DR SEUSS
JUDGE, COVERS BY Vernon Grant
JUDGE, GALLERY ONE (3 )
JUDGE GALLERY TWO
JUDGE GALLERY THREE (4)
JUDGE GALLERYFOUR (19)

J

JESTER
JOHN BULL
JOHN O' LONDON 1926
JUGEND 1901
JEUDI DE LA JEUNESSE
JUGEND 1897
JUNIOR HOME

K

KASPER (1) 1929 GERMANY
KEN
KNOCK OUT .... BOXING

 

L

LADIES' HOME JOURNAL
LADIES' HOME JOURNAL 1906
LADIES' HOME JOURNAL May 1924, stilts
LADIES' HOME JOURNAL 1928
LADY'S PICTORIAL (EVE) 1927, take a radio set with you
LADIES' WORLD 1915
LAND OF SUNSHINE (California) single
LASSES AND GLASSES
LAUGHTER
LAUGHTER 1926
LEISURE HOUR 1867
LEATHERNECK (1) 1970
LESLIE'S 1905
LESLIE'S 1921 Lumber Jane )
LIBERTY (2)
LIBERTY (20)
LIBERTY (3)
LIBERTY single shaving
LIBERTY TREE 2005 (1)
LIFE (photographic)
LIFE GALLERY 1 AND 2, IN THE PUBLIC DOMAIN A SELECTION
LIFE , IN THE PUBLIC DOMAIN (2) MISC, 1923, 1924, 1925
LIFE single 1926 "It's a Girl"
LIFE single 1933 Alajalov?
LIFE (humorous)
LITHOPINION (single)
LITERARY DIGEST
LES VINGTS , Brussels 1892
LIGHT (1) 1891
LILLIPUT Menu
LIBERTY, WORKER BETWEEN LEFT AND RIGHT
LONDON OPINION
LONDON OPINION, BRUCE ANGRAVE
LONDON /HARMSWORTH
LESLIE'S WEEKLY
LITTLE FOLKS (1) 1912
LOOK MAGAZINE, MAIN GALLLERY (28 EXAMPLES)
THE LONE HAND

 

M

MAD
MADCAP
MAGIC CARPET
MAN'S FATE
MAN'S LOOK
MAN'S STORY
THE MASSES AND NEW MASSES (5)
THE MASSES June 1913 (1)
THE MASSES Oct 1911 (1)
MASKED RIDER
MAYFLOWER
MCCALL'S
MCCALL'S 1907
MCCLURE'S
MCCLURE'S (1) 1916
MCCLURE'S (1) 1908
MECCANO MAGAZINE
THE MENTOR
MEN ONLY
MEN ONLY (Hynes only)
METROPOLITAN
MIDNIGHT
MIGHT AND MAIN
MILESTONES 1917 Nursey
MILESTONES 1918 Woman and Dog
MINX
MIRACLE
MISTRESS
MODERN MECHANICS
MODERN WIRELESS February 1923, coastal bungalow radio reception
MOTION PICTURE
MODERN WONDER
MODERN WEEKLY
MODERN MECHANICS (1) 1929
MOTION PICTURE (1)
MOTION PICTURE CLASSIC
MOTOR 1931
MOTOR 1932
MOULIN ROUGE (1)
MOVIE ACTION
MONSTER PARADE
MR.
MUNSEY 1911
MURDER!
MUSCLE BUILDER
MUSICIAN
MUZYKA (1) RUSSIA
MYSTERY STORIES
MYSTIQUE.

 

 

 

N

NASH'S 1930'S
NASH'S
NATIONAL MAGAZINE (1) 1906
NEBULA
NEGRO ROMANCE (1)
NEW DETECTIVE , 15 Stories
NEW MAN
NEW MASSES (1) GELLAERT 1926
NEW SCIENTIST, six pieces of artwork
NEW YORKER, EARLY (8)
NEW YORKER,PUBLIC DOMAIN (2)
NEW YORKER
NATIONAL HOME MONTHLY
NEW STATESMAN
NICK CARTER
NIFTY
NIGHTCAP
NUDISTORY
NYLON JUNGLE

 

 

O

OLD SLEUTH
OPEN ROAD FOR BOYS 1936 Santa
OPEN ROAD FOR BOYS 1928 wind skating
OPEN ROAD FOR BOYS 1936 Indian tussling
OTHERS 1919 (1)
OUTRE
OUTING 1897
OUTDOOR AMERICA 1930
OVERLAND (1) 1895

P

PAGAN
PAN
PASSING SHOW
PARIS NIGHTS (1)
PASSING SHOW MORE
LA PLUME, Mucha
PALL MALL BUDGET
PALL MALL
PEARSON'S STRIKE A LIGHT
PEOPLE'S 1907 sky scrapers
PEOPLE'S HOME JOURNAL 1909 ANNA MAE UPJOHN
PEOPLE'S HOME JOURNAL 1909 ANNA COOPER, Babies
PEPPER
PHANTOM DETECTIVE
PHOTOPLAY (1)
PHOTOPLAY JOURNAL (1)
PHYSICAL CULTURE
PICTORIAL REVIEW (SINGLE)
PICTORIAL REVIEW (3)
PICTUREGOER
PICTURE PLAY (1) JAN 1926
PICTURE PLAY (1) MARCH 1927
THE PIRATE
PIX
PLAYBOY
PLANET STORIES (1) 1951
PLUCK AND LUCK (1)NOV 1906
POLICE DETECTIVE
POPULAR MAGAZINE (1) 1921 Skiing with Wolves
POPULAR MAGAZINE (1) 1915 Moving House
POSTER. M.YENDIS
POPULAR ELECTRICITY
POPULAR AVIATION (1)
POSTER (1)
PRACTICAL ELECTRICS single The New Flame Language
PRACTICAL ELECTRICS MAY 1934 (1)
PRISON STORIES
PROFITABLE ADVERTISING (1) 1899
PRINTERS' PIE
P.S. (WILL EISNER)
PUBLIC ENEMY
PUCK 1898 Teddy R
PUCK 1898 PUBLIC DOMAIN
PRACTICAL MECHANICS DECEMBER 1933
PULPS- POPULAR MECHANIX ETC The Thirties
PULPS- POPULAR MECHANIX ETC The Fifties
PRACTICAL WIRELESS (single)
POSTER

POPULAR SCIENCE

IN THE PUBLIC DOMAIN
POPULAR SCIENCE AUGUST 1936
POPULAR SCIENCE, EARLY ISSUES

 

Q

THE QUEEN, two examples
QUICKIE

R

RADIO GUIDE
RADIO NEWS (3)
RADIO NEWS 1923 radio controlled clock
RADIO LIFE (1)
RADIO TIMES, four covers 1979/80 Proms, Hitchhikers Guide
RADIO TIMES (7)
RAGE
RANGELAND ROMANCE
REAL MEN
RED BOOK (4)
RED MASK
REAL MEN (1) HELL CATS
DIE RECLAME (Dutch Advertising) FRONT
DIE RECLAME (Dutch Advertising) BACK
RED CROSS (1 SCOUTS)
RED CROSS (5)
RADIO BARCELONA, single
RADIO BARCELONA, single
THE RING
ROMP
ROTARIAN 1933
RUGGED

 

S

SATURDAY EVENING POST

SATURDAY EVENING POST, .....the First Age GALLERY 1
SATURDAY EVENING POST, .....the First Age GALLERY 1 (20)
SATURDAY EVENING POST, ...the second age
SATURDAY EVENING POST, SINGLE 1914
SAINT NICHOLAS single Sports Number
SAINT NICHOLAS Windy weather 1933
THE SAINT
SATAN
SAUCY STORIES (1)
SAUCY
SAUCY ROMANTIC ADVENTURES
SCIENTIFIC DETECTION
SCIENCE FICTION
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN 1914 - 1918
SCIENCE AND MECHANICS (single)
SCIENCE AND MECHANICS (single)
SCOTLAND YARD
SCRIBNER'S
SECRET AGENT
SECRET SERVICE (1) 1903
SENSATION
SEVEN
SEXSCOPE
SEX APPEAL (1) Fr,
SF MAGAZINE (1) JAPAN 1961
THE SHADOW
SHORT STORIES (1) 1926
SHORT STORIES (3)
SHADOWLAND
SIMPLICISSIMUS (1) 1896
SIMPLICISSIMUS (1) 1896
SIZZLE
SKETCH
SMART SET single stories from life
SMART SET 1911
SMART SET(2)
SMASH
SNAP
SNAPPY (3)
SOCIAL CUBA
SOUTHERN AGRICULTURALIST (SINGLE)
SOINTSE ROSSII (BILIBIN)

SPACE

SPHERE (Coronation number)
THE SPHERE (Pauline Baynes)

SPICE

SPORTS MAGAZINE NO 1 (SINGLE)
NEW SPORT MAGAZINE (SINGLE)

SPICY

SPORTSMAN

SPREE

SPRING HEELED JACK

STRENGTH single trapeze balancing
STAGE
ST. NICHOLAS (1) 1917
STRAND (1) 1917
STRENGTH (1) 1955
STANFORD ILLUSTRATED REVIEW 1927 single Big Game
SUCCESS (9)
SULTRY
SUNSET (1) JAN 1904
SUNSET (3)
SURE FORE DETECTIVE a xtabbing
SUSPENSE (1)
SYSTEM
SYSTEM D (1) FRANCE, 1930 ELECTICAL
STITCHCRAFT
SWINGLE
SURVEY GRAPHIC
SYSTEM

 

T

TALES OF MAGIC
TELLING TALES
TERROR TALES (1)
TERROR TALES (1)
TRAVEL single 1924
TECHNICAL WORLD (5)
TOBY
TATLER (SINGLE)
TODAY'S MAGAZINE FOR WOMEN (SINGLE)
THEATRE MAGAZINE
THEATRE MAGAZINE (4)
THIS WEEK
THRILLS
TIGER
TIME
TIP-TOP WEEKLY (1) 1905
TIT-BITS
TITTER
TOMORROW
TONIGHT
TOP NOTCH 1914 dog sled
TOUCH
TOURING , ITALY 1913 (1)
TOWN AND COUNTRY (Frank Lloyd Wright) July 1937
TRIANGLE (SINGLE) 1945
TROPICAL
TRUE GANGSTER STORIES (SINGLE) 1939
TRUELOVE
TV TIMES 1979/ 80 Joanna Lumley and Cathy McGowan

 

U

UNCANNY
UNCANNY (1) 1941
THE AMERICAN LEGION
UNCLE SAM (SINGLE)
USSR IN CONSTRUCTION
UNCLE REMUS' HOME MAGAZINE (single)

V

VANITY FAIR
VANITY FAIR IN THE PUBLIC DOMAIN (15)
VAY VAY RUSSIA (1) 1908
VENUS
VENTURE (1)
VERDICT (2)
VOGUE

W

WEE WISDOM
WEIRD TALES (3)
WHISPER
WICKED
WIDE AWAKE
WIT
WIZARD
WOMAN'S WORLD (LATER)
WOMAN'S WORLD (FIRST)
WOMAN'S HOME COMPANION (2)
WOMAN'S HOME COMPANION 1907 babies galore
WOMAN'S HOME COMPANION 1918 Sunshade
WOMAN'S HOME COMPANION single 1927, ship's prow
WOMAN'S HOME COMPANION 1930 Vase of Flowers
WOMAN AND HOME (2)
WOMAN
WOMAN'S MAGAZINE (1_ 1910
WOMAN'S OWN (3, 1951, 1949 and 1950 UK)
WOMAN'S OWN (1, NOVEMBER 1971 UK)
WOMAN'S ILLUSTRATED (1, UK)
WOMAN'S JOURNAL (1) 1938
WONDERS OF WORLD ENGINEERING
WOOF (single)
WORLD MAN HUNTERS
WORK AND WIN (1) 1907
WORLD TRAVELLER single 1923
WOW
WU FANG THE MYSTERIOUS

 

X

 

Y

YACHTING (1) 1901
YEARNINGS
YELLOW SILK ( single) 1992
YOUNG ROVER
YOUTH'S COMPANION (SINGLE)

Z

ZEPPELIN
ZIPPY

 

 

 

Being chosen for a Magazine Cover (Steven Dohanos and his sitter)

 

AMERICAN MAGAZINE COVERS JULY 1942, THE ADVENT OF WAR

 

Now what's the point of all this industry with my fevered collections of magazine covers sorted by their titles? Some of the dullest books in eternity have paraded glossy reproductions of these juicy gems as a sort of visual candy. I want to use this luxurious spread as a series of visual tests for you, dear viewer.

The designer of the Magazine Cover has many aspects to consider:

1. how well do succeeding issues represent the title on the newstand?

2. how well does each cover design function with its accompanying text?

3. how well does the design represent the selected feature within, or the chosen theme for the magazine?

4. how appropriate is the design for the month of publication?

5. how does the sense of the title extend over time?

6.When the same title is used for a different type of publication, how is this to be absorbed? e.g. Life, Tatler etc.

 

Given the constraints, how closely does the design teeter on the edge of the Total Cliche? you can make your own list of infamy as to what will represent each month. Failures at this game and safe choices have a certain charm. But as readers we do know what is entailed by the presence of a Turkey, Beach Ball, Snow Ball, Hare, Pumpkin, Graduation Ritual etc etc.

I do recommend you looking at JUDGE which subverted the whole deal. Month by month succeeding issues presented their own versions of popular newsstand titles, Cosmopolitan, Saturday Evening Post, Popular Mechanix, with Pin-Up themes, Pulp Murder issues. How mischievously JUDGE infiltrated itself into the newsstand each month, sailing under false colours.

 

 

Fougasse for PUNCH,

from Mr.Punch and the Arts c1938

 

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