Peep Show (3 vintage pinup magazines, 1954-56)

Peep Show (3 vintage pinup magazines, 1954-56)

SKU: 126672

Kemp, Roy, and Globe, PIP, Tom Caffrey, James Spicer, Charles Kell, Bernard, Longstreet (photogs.)


Peep Show (3 vintage pinup magazines, 1954-56)


Derby, CT: N-E-W-S Publishing, 1955. Three vintage large-format pinup magazines devoted to pin-up photography, nightlife, entertainment, vice news, celebrity, oddities. Began at the end of the Pulp era, taking its title from the lurid exhibitions seen through peep holes, ceased late 1950s. Classic keyhole logo, great photographers and models (although many go uncredited), giving nearly every model's measurements, and a snapshot of adult life. All 25c cover price, 50pp, quarto, color wrapper, b/w throughout, saddle-stapled. All models 1pp each unless noted.


Vol. 1 No 19, Winter 1954-55; Dixie Evans cover/11pp, Maria Stinger 4pp, Patti Waggin 3pp, Paula Stewart 5pp, Lonnie Young w/ snake in bath 5pp, Pat Stanford, Pollyanna Hendrickson 2pp, Audrey Hansen 2pp, Patti Ross 2pp, Gigi Reynolds, Sue James, Jane Burgess 2pp, Betty Brosmer, "Lolita", Wilma Siechert, vignettes (Eve Meyer, Jeanne Whitney, Irish McCalla), ads (Thoresen's knife, Plaza Book Co., Marilyn Monroe for Sunset Fan Club). Very Good Plus, light foxing, rust, short tear to rear.  


[Vol. 1] No. 24, January 1956; Betty Brosmer cover/1pp, June McCall, Marilyn Dean 2pp, Renee Lovell, Linda Rochelle, Iris Bristol, Lily Bodalion, Cathy Diggles, Margie Howe, Mamie Van Doren, Beverly Jenkins 5pp, animals, Ursula Andress 3pp, Cleo Rose, Gina Revere, pitcher Dick Shawn, Patti Waggin 2pp, Camille 6pp, blonde Paprika of Minsky's 8pp, restroom mirrors, Grit Gristofersen 4pp, Cherryl Lynn, Bonnie Belle, ads (Frederick's, Charles Atlas). Very Good Plus, light spine stress, rubbing, rust.


Vol. 1 No. 26, April 1956; Renee Andre cover/1pp, Tempest Storm 2pp, Maria Stinger 4pp, Sara Dolly 6pp, sprint racer Wally Hostetler, Zorita 5pp, Marguerite Empey aka Diane Webber 2pp, Sally Todd, Betty Brosmer 2pp, Judy O'Day 4pp, Dorian Dennis 2pp, Blaze Starr 3pp, April Olrich, Barbara Barrett, Lynn Burke 2pp, Rickie Covette 2pp, Pat Gale, Dorothy Stenlake, Lily Ayres, ads (Jim Norman bodybuilder, Pepgo by Modern Mart, Ward Green, Joe Louis for National Sports Council). Very Good overall, light toning, rust, spine stress, and a vertical crease to the middle. 


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