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DIGEST ENTHUSIAST Volume 8

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DIGEST ENTHUSIAST Volume 8

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Manhunt, Joe Wehrle, Western Magazine, Gamma, Connie Kreski. Recommended. Edited by Richard Krauss. Articles on Manhunt (part 3), Gamma, Connie Kreski (1969 Playmate of the Year and her short life), single-issue one-off digests, Complete, and Western Magazine; a tribute to longtime artist Joe Wehrle, Jr. and his career; and fiction by Josh Pachter and Robert Snashall. Photos, art, and cartoons by Amber Bracken, Marc Myers, Lori-Ann Reif, and Bob Vojtko. Includes over 100 cover images. Also: An interview with award-winning writer Michael Bracken; previews of 2018’s fall and winter digest magazines.

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Articles on Manhunt (part 3), Gamma, Connie Kreski (1969 Playmate of the Year and her short life), single-issue one-off digests, Complete, and Western Magazine; a tribute to longtime artist Joe Wehrle, Jr. and his career; and fiction by Josh Pachter and Robert Snashall. Photos, art, and cartoons by Amber Bracken, Marc Myers, Lori-Ann Reif, and Bob Vojtko. Includes over 100 cover images. Also: An interview with award-winning writer Michael Bracken; previews of 2018’s fall and winter digest magazines.

Contributors: Amber Bracken, Michael Bracken, Tom Brinkmann, Steve Carper, Peter Enfantino, Richard Krauss, Marc Myers, Vince Nowell, Sr., Josh Pachter, Lori-Ann Reif, Robert Snashall, Bob Vojkto, and Joe Wehrle, Jr.

Interesting articles on the most unusual of subjects. Manhunt is one of the most legendary lurid digests, mirroring the exploitation covers of the 1950s paperbacks. Gamma was an interesting sci-fi digest that began in 1963, exploring new frontiers in fiction. An intimate look at Western Magazine, which began in 1956 and would feature authors like DC Comics icon Gardner Fox, as well as Philip Ketcham, Joseph Chadwick and L.L. Foreman. And guess who was publishing it? Dear old Martin Goodman, Stan Lee's father-in-law and publisher of Timely, Atlas, and Marvel Comics. Nice cover repros.

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Item Code DIGE08
Publisher Larque Press
Publish Date 2018
ISBN 9781717466891
Binding Soft Cover
Dimensions 5x8
# Pages 150pg
Color Text/b&w
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