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Pad (Vintage adult magazine, first issue, 1968)

Pad (Vintage adult magazine, first issue, 1968)

SKU: 125128

Batters, Elmer (photography); Bill Johnson (photography); Norman Winski, Martie Francisco (editors); Lou Maya (art director); Robert Edwards (adv. director)


Van Nuys, CA: Century Distributors, V1 N1, 1968. Vintage adult magazine, distributed by Ace (ACE). Beatnik-themed title, not credited in Kroll (2012), but credited to Elmer Batters, who would publish his own work under the Press Arts imprint. Scarce. Batters was prolific in fetish photography, with a particular eye for contour, nylon hosiery, and simple but elegant high-heeled shoes (even sneakers), self-publishing for much of his career. Models featured: Colette Berne w/ topless friends vignette, Candy Earle "150,000 Bosom" layout. Candy was prolific even after her sessions with Batters. Mechanic in boots Melody Harris, Michelle Angelo in profile at window.   Tarzan (Weissmuller) film stills. James Bellah on bachelors., L. Reade Kinneman on premarital sex, Kirt von Hausen on jets for gents, Jack Goss on liquor. Fiction by Norman Winski, Drew Andrews. Ruth Dickson author interview. Art: Leonard Rogers, Bill Ward, Bob Tupper. Ads: Council Publishing Corp., Lili St. Cyr, Paula Page, Joe Weider. 76 pages, b/w/color, stapled. Light rubbing. Distributor date stamp on rear. Near Fine. [Book ID 125128] [Magazines]


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