[Penthouse] Variations (vintage erotic digest magazine, Joanne Latham, Dec 1989)
Myerson, David J. (president); Anthony J. Guccione (secretary/treasurer); Bob Guccione (publisher)
Variations [Penthouse Variations] (vintage erotica digest magazine, Joanne Latham cover, Dec 1989)
New York: Viva International, 1989. V11 N12, December 1989. Distributed by Curtis Circulation Co. (CCC logo on front). Vintage erotica digest magazine featuring house favorite British model Joanne Latham on the front (Pat Hill), in bright red corset, black garters, smoky mystique; a stunning Latham look. A Wolverhampton native, a dancer before her first professional nude photos were appropriated by Guccione at Penthouse (1979), an often beguiling icy gaze & unquestionable lush dimensions still captivate on paper, vinyl album sleeves, even VHS slipcases for films she never appeared in. She also appeared on several magazine covers, including Game, Partner, Mayfair, Response, Oui Letters, Pillow Talk, Family Letters, & international titles produced in France, Germany, Spain. Joanne also appeared on several Midwood Books paperbacks.
A monthly compendium to Penthouse magazine, borne of late 1970s, composed of reader submissions of erotic photos & fiction, mixed w/ phone sex ads, brief softcore layouts, next issue preview. This issue features high-contrast blonde Samantha, groups, fun at the library in color, cartoon (Jartos), Julia Parton (1pp ad, rear inside).
5.5 x 8 inches, 130 pp, B/W/Color throughout, perfect-bound. Very Good Plus, light rubbing, tiny ink to top edges, security sticker on rear.
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