Front Page Detective (Vintage crime magazine, femme fatale cover, 1964)

SKU: 125988

Freeman, Carmena, and James W. Bowser, Judith Lieberman, Gaetana Carideo, Enrico Azzato, Eugene Wital, Fernando Texidor (editors, directors); Robert Scott (cover photographer); James W. Bowser, Eddie Krell, William Beeson, John Cameron, Priest Collins, Nathaniel Pennypacker, William English, Bob Lloyd, W.W. Ward, Luke Frost, Jay Ettman (contributors); Deschamps, Don Orehek, Bill Shelly (art)


Front Page Detective (Vintage crime magazine, femme fatale cover, 1964)


Dunellen, NJ: Dell Publishing, 1964. V27 N10, February 1964, issue 20-280-402, price 35c. B/W throughout, 72pp. Vice & true crime magazine featuring femme fatale cover w/ shovel-wielding woman held back by desperate stud while she aims at forlorn stud below. Front Page Detective began 1940s, ran for about two decades, published by an industry powerhouse. A magazine that regularly recounted contemporary and historical. FPD did not however showcased staged intro photos posed by professional models for nearly every article & story like many crime titles of the era. Doorstep thief, worth 1 million alive, YMCA killer, snake in the grass, footprints, Harvey Weinstein, death for $50, on parole, classic ads (Barbara Nichols "photo enlargement" ad, also seen in "True Detective" and "Crime Detective" mags 1940-50s).


About Near Fine, taint edge wear.


Betrock, "The Illustrated Price Guide to Cult Magazines," p44. [Book ID 125988] [Magazines]


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