Comics, Pulps, and Paperbacks: Why such a discrepancy in values?
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Originally they were bedsheet sized, and there was no intimation of the 'nazi porn' that was to follow... in fact, strong women ruled...

 

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And then there were the 'weasels ate my flesh' covers, which are mildly, if unconsciously - ho*o-erotic...

 

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And women soon become the victims

 

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Strange how you don't see such magazines these days... :insane:

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So how is it that Men Today were battling Nazis in the sixties? Should they not have been working to stem the Red Menace or the Yellow Peril?

 

In fact, there seems to be quite the dearth of Commie bashing covers overall. I'd like to see some.

 

(shrug)

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Typically bonkers mad doctor trope (cover by Norm Eastman, who is perhaps the most strongly collected, along with Norman Saunders):

 

Are you aware of any semi-comprehensive listing of the sweats with artist credits included? Something similar to Overstreet even without the prices?

 

And incidentally the last thing I care about in any "price" guide is the prices. It's the informational content I want.

 

(shrug)

 

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Typically bonkers mad doctor trope (cover by Norm Eastman, who is perhaps the most strongly collected, along with Norman Saunders):

 

Are you aware of any semi-comprehensive listing of the sweats with artist credits included?

 

http://www.philsp.com/mfi2.html

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Another interesting cover

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MenTodayAug1963_zps68c424c4.jpg

 

So how is it that Men Today were battling Nazis in the sixties? Should they not have been working to stem the Red Menace or the Yellow Peril?

 

In fact, there seems to be quite the dearth of Commie bashing covers overall. I'd like to see some.

 

(shrug)

 

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