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Saturday Evening Post: March 1, 1941 – Alcoholics Anonymous – Norman Rockwell

Saturday Evening Post - alcaholics Anonymous - Norman Rockwell

Issue: March 1, 1941 Cover Artist: Norman Rockwell Articles: Alcoholics Anonymous by Jack Alexander How Strong is the Nazi Economy?

Tina Brown unveils the new Newsweek cover art

Hillary Clinton on cover of new newsweek cover design

  It looks like their will be good things to come from Newsweek magazine as far as cover art is concerned. Tina Brown (Vanity Fair Editor & founder) recently made the rounds displaying the new “newsweek’  cover design featuring Hillary Clinton on the March 14, 2011 issue.  Newsweek is truly an american classic, one […]



Liberty magazine was the “second greatest Magazine in America” during its publishing run. Published weekly in an effort to go head to head with the other general interest weekly’s of the time – Life & the Saturday Evening Post. Liberty’s original price of only five cents and wonderful cover art helped the magazine to reach […]

Top Collectible Look Magazines


#1 November 17, 1953:  Marilyn Monroe Cover Acceptable copies   $10, Fine copies $70+ Average  auction sale price $45 #2 January 9,  1968:  John Lennon Cover by Richard Avedon. Beatles pullout poster Acceptable copies $10, Fine Copies $60+ Average auction sale price $35   #3  Flying Saucers 1967 Special Issue Acceptable copies $10, Fine Copies […]

Good Housekeeping


House & Garden Cover Art Gallery


Mans Life


Man’s Life was published by crestwood publishing from 1953-1971. Originally a Men’s action and adventure story magazine, Man’s Life ran the gammut of pulp fiction ultimately devolving and mirroring american culture through the 1970’s with some of the funniest off the wall sex stories. There was core anchor to Man’s Life through out the 1950’s and 1960’s, Awesome Pulp illustrations including the infamous “Weasels ripped my flesh” cover by Will Hulsey that inspired Frank Zappa’s Album and cover of the same name.

Ebony Magazine: An American Original


Newsweek: October 27, 1975 – Bruce Springsteen


Bruce Springsteen Cover Art: October 1975 – The making of a Rock Star.

Newsweek: June 11, 1973 – Secretariat


This is one of the most valuable of all classic Newsweek magazines with an average price of over $150 at auction.  The “Superhorse” issue featuring Secretariat. June 11, 1973

Life: June 19, 1970 – Dennis Hopper



Look: March, 1970 – Raquel Welch

Raquel Welch on cover of Look Magazine

Raquel Welch on cover of Look Magazine ALSO ROSS PEROT: Billionaire Patriot, By Christopher S. Wren. Trouble: The High School Radicals, By Ernest Dunbar FASHION: Sunclothes Wing Into Baja.  COLOR photos, Many pages featuring BIRGIT LARSON PLUS: The Bikini approach to deep-sea fishing

Life Magazine: May 2, 1969 – Judy Collins

Judy Collins on cover of Life Magazine - 1969

Look: January 9, 1968 – John Lennon Cover by Richard Avedon.


Look: 1967 Special Issue on Flying Saucers


Life: August 26, 1966 – Raquel Welch

Life: August, 1966

This issue of Life magazine was a very important one for Chicago born cover girl Raquel Welch, who had spent much of the previous few years in Europe cementing her place as a top model,  this issue among others in 1966 introduced Raquel to millions in the U.S.A.  Raquel went on to dominate film through out […]

Newsweek: September 13, 1965

"The War on Poverty" Sargent Shriver

Classic War on Poverty cover of Newsweek with Sargent Shriver on the cover Robert Sargent Shriver, Jr. (November 9, 1915 – January 18, 2011)

Newsweek: May 10, 1965 – Jean Shrimpton

Newsweek: May 10, 1965 - Jean Shrimpton

Us Combat troops in Santo Domingo…Civil Rights – Martin Luther King’s voting- rights march from Selma to Montgomery comes under attack…Seattle earthquake…20 years later – a New Germany?…the Mets pitcher Warren Spahn…Willie Shoemaker and Lucky Debonair win the Kentucky Derby…Voice of a Generation – Edward R. Murrow …new boom for Steel…The nations quickly moving moving […]

Saturday Evening Post: May 8, 1965 – Briggitte Bardot

Post: Bridgette Bardot cover

  he Saturday Evening Post May 8, 1965 // Volume 238, Number 9 Cover: Bardot: I want to live forever Published by The Curtis Publishing Company / Editor: William A. Emerson, Jr. In This Issue: ARTICLES: Get the Government Off the Farm (Speaking Out) — by Alice Pearse Bean The Great Row in California (Affairs […]

Life: October 2, 1964


Newsweek: February 24, 1964 – Beatles


Newsweek was known for an occasional artistic cover – This Beatles cover showing only the fab 4’s mop tops and eyes was truly an eyecatching cover back in 1964. This issue routinely sells for up to $100

Look: July 5, 1960 – Marilyn Monroe & Yves Montano

Marilyn Monroe Cover with Yves Montano

Life: January 16, 1956 – Anita Ekburg

Anita Ekburg on cover of life magazine 1956

Look: November 17, 1953 – Marilyn Monroe


One of the top 12 most collected magazine covers of Marilyn Monroe. Including a wonderful photo shoot with many images of her smoking, including the famous cover.

Look: August 11, 1953


Cover : Cyd Charisse. – Letter to the Editor from Marilyn Monroe about Stanley Gordon, with photo. – Full page color Beech-nut gum ad with Baseball pitcher Robin Roberts of the Phillies, plus La Virgne Krauss, a stenographer of Irvington, New Jersey. – Half page Mollywood-Maxwell V-ette bra ads, looks very space alien babe. – […]

Look: June 30, 1953 – Monroe – Bacall – Grable cover

Look Magazine - Monroe, Bacall and Grable cover

Look: April 21, 1953 – Desi Arnaz – Lucille Ball

Cover : Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz and their two children. – Full page color Chrysler ad with New Yorker DeLuxe Newport in reddish-brown and white, Windsor DeLuxe Sedan in green. – Full page Bell Telephone ad with Betty Miller and her mother Ruby Miller. – Another pair of photo of a ski jumper in mid-air […]

Look: March 24, 1953

Look Magazine March 24, 1953

Cover : Joanne Gilbert. – Full page Delsey toilet tissue ad, art by Lucia. – Full page color Betty Crocker General Mills ad with cute little red-headed boy doing a pull-up. – Nice little photo of Olle Karlsson laying across a spread of LOOK magazines. – Weight lifter John Davis is the world’s strongest man, […]

Look: November 4, 1952 – Anita Ekburg

Look magazine November 1952 -  Anita Ekburg

A much older looking  22 year old Anita Ekburg graced the cover of Look magazine for a article entitled ‘what hollywood does with beauty”

Look19520909 Marilyn Monroe


Recent Sales: $20-$40. (1) Good/5+ copy in stock.  Include item# Lok19590909 with offers to

Life: April 7, 1952 – Marilyn Monroe


life: November 10, 1947 – Rita Hayworth

Rita Hayworth "The love godess" on cover of Life magazine

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