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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.

Details: October 1998 – Pamela Anderson

Iconic Farah Fawcett pose by Pamela Anderson

Pamela Anderson poses in the same red swimsuit and iconic pose made famous by Farah Fawcett 20 years earlier

Details: May 1996 – Pamela Anderson

Pamela Anderson top 10 magazine cover

Argosy: October 1971

Argosy UFO - Flying Saucer issue 1971

Magazine: Argosy Date: October, 1971, Vume 373, Number 4 Cover Art: FLYING SAUCERS INVADE FINLAND. Exploring with a modern Robinson Crusoe. Fiction: John Creasey, writing as J. J. Marric.  How could Commander Gideon of Scotland Yard locate a priceless stolen painting when all the main suspects turned up dead?. Articles: ADOLF EICHMANN’S CAPTURE — THE […]

Argosy: May, 1970 – Charles Manson

Highly Collectible Charles Manson issue of Argosy 05/1970

DATE: MAY, 1970, Volume 370, Number 5 This issue includes: COVER: CHARLES MANSON: Alleged mastermind behind the Sharon Tate murders. Could this man control you? Non Fiction: REARDON … Robert L. Fish – Illustrated by Bob Heindel. Articles: I LIVED WITH CHARLIE MANSON’S “FAMILY” by Y. L. Freeman. The Inside story of the “hippie” group […]

Man’s Life: January, 1970


Man’s Life Magazine from January 1970 CAPT. DAN MARVIN: HELL-RAISIN’ PRIVATEER OF THE NEW ENGLAND COAST LOU CAMERON: The war might have been over for most, but not for this tough Yankee skipper. He liked to fight – and make money “MY BODY’S GOT A PRICETAG!” GLORIA B–: A play-for-pay doll gives the low down […]

Esquire: May 1970 – Raquel Welch

Agnew cover on Esquire May 1970

True Adventure: August 1967

True Adventures: August 1967 - Welch Cover

King: January, 1967 – Raquel Welch Cover

Raquel welch on the cover of British magazine King

Esquire: March 1966 – Angie Dickinson

Famous Angie Dickinson Pin up from March 1966 issue of Esquire

Esquire: October, 1965

Great 1965 Esquire Footbal Issue with Raquel Welch pictorial

Great 1965 Esquire Footbal Issue with Raquel Welch pictorial COVER: Heaven help him: He’s going to play 60 minutes of pro ball. See page 71. Darrell Dess, of the New York Giants. [SEE PHOTOS FROM INSIDE THIS ISSUE, BELOW!] PICTURED ESSAYS: RAQUEL WELCH: THE DEFINITIVE CHICKIE … She knows who’s going to swallow her up […]

Argosy: April 1962 – Angie Dickinson


A 32 year old Angie dickinson had one of her largest photo shoots in this April 1962 issue of Argosy.

Cavalcade: September, 1960 – Stan Borack

Cavalcade - September 1960

Cavalcade [v 3 #4, September 1960] (Skye Publishing Company, 98pp, cover by Stan Borack) * 6 · Readers’ Beefs and Stews · The Readers · lt * 8 · The Drinking Bout That Cost the Russians California · Loy Warwick · ar * 12 · The Untold Story of New York’s Playboy Mayor · Joseph […]

Cavalcade: April, 1960 – Stan Borack Cover Art

Cavalcade: April 1960 - Cover Art by Stanley Borack

Cavalcade [v 3 #2, April 1960] ed. Brad Jones (Skye Publishing Company, 35¢, 102pp, quarto, cover by Stan Borack) [PSP] * 6 · Readers’ Beefs and Stews · The Readers · lt * 8 · How One Million Russians Deserted the Red Army! · Loy Warwick · ts * 12 · The Husband Who Couldn’t […]

Male: May 1956

Stan Borak cover art - Male - May, 1956

Male [v 6 #5, May 1956] ed. Marv Karp (Male Publishing Corp. cover by Stan Borak) Editorial Director: Noah Sarlay; Managing Editor: K. T. Meyer. * ADVENTURE… * 14 · “Plane Crash… Runway 13!” · Frank L. Hasnerl * 16 · The Night 1200 Drowned · Captain Edney Parker * 18 · My Pie-Eyed Patrol […]

Argosy: June 1954 – John D. Macdonald

Argosy June 1954- John D. Macdonald

                                          This Issue includes the Story “Built for Speed” by John D. Macdonald

Man’s Life: January, 1954

Man's Life Magazine January , 1954

Man’s Life Magazine January , 1954 This Classic issue of Man’s Life includes an illustration entitled “Arctic Manhunt” for a 5 page photo story of General Umberto Nobile’s doomed conquest of the North pole. (the cover is a wonderful illustration of Umberto Nobile by Illustrator John Fay).  Also included in this issue is a story […]

Man’s Life: January, 1954



Esquire: September 1951 – Marilyn Monroe Centerfold

Cover of the Esquire Magazine featuring a Marilyn Monroe Centerfold

One of the most sought after magazine collectibles featuring Marilyn Monroe is the Septermber 1951 edition of Esquire Magazine   Curent Value based on Ebay Sales Records 07-01-2011 $15 07-10-2011 $13 07-13-2011 $35

Argosy: March, 1950 – John D. Macdonald

March 1950 Argosy - John D. Macdonald

                                        Cover Art: Robert Trotter Additional full page Illustrations:  Robert Stanley, Robert Mariner, Peter Stevens, Dom Lupo Notable Fiction: Man-Stalk by John D. Macdonald Additional Fiction: Closi it up! by Ralf Nelson Stay away from the […]

Argosy: November 1949 – John D. Macdonald

Cover Art by Peter Stevens

This Issue of Argosy has a rare gem, one of John D. Macdonalds earliest works called “A young man or promise” Other fiction includes: The Affair of the Pearl Prince by Erle Stanley Gardner Secret Army of the Caribbean I Had 5 Seconds to Live My Fight with a Giant Manta

Argosy: September 1948

Peter Stevens Cover Art for Argosy

  Cover Art by Peter Stevens.  Articles by Erle Stanley Gardner and William Fay. Full page Advertiseing by Indian Motorcyles. Hi-Rez images available. Brand new Indian “Scout” advertising

Argosy: May 1948

Argosy May 1948

  Argosy May 1948, including fiction by Robert Heinlein – Gentlemen be seated and Illustrations by Charles Dye, Robert Stanley

Argosy: April 1948

April 1948 -Argosy Magazine Cover by Charles Dye

Notable Fiction in this issue The Lady says murder (A full length novel by William Fay) Non Fiction De Marigny’s Famous Finger (Earle Stanley Gardner)   Earle Stanley Gardner True Crime Article

Argosy: February 1948 – Tom W. Blackburn – Charles Dye


Argosy: January 1948 – Charles Dye Cover Art

Spear fishing illustration by Charles Dye on the cover of Argosy

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