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Startling Detective (Vintage crime magazine, Jan 1964)

Startling Detective (Vintage crime magazine, Jan 1964)

SKU: 125990

Corona, Joseph, and Phil Cammarata, B. Domroe (editors); Al Campbell, Stuart Durango, David Drew, Bill Storm, Harold Edwards, John R. Pascal, Bob Crain, George Carpozi, John Lovejoy, Charles Henry, George Jones, Earl J. Abbott (contributors)

Startling Detective (Vintage crime magazine, Jan 1964)

Greenwich, CT: Whitestone Publications, 1963. V55 N346, January 1964 (copyright 1963). B/W throughout, 96pp, price 35c. Vice & true crime magazine featuring gun moll blonde in white underwear & gold pumps, holding bound & handkerchief'd cop hostage in hotel bedroom, on the front. Startling Detective, a magazine that regularly recounted crimes from years prior, published by makers of Gold Medal & Crest paperbacks & several photography how-to manuals. Went well into the 1990s, cover photos increasingly dismal; this period no longer showcased staged intro photos for nearly every entry, as in earlier issues. Popular models often showed up on the covers, including Jackie Miller (Sep 1957) & Barbara Nichols (Nov 1965).

Missouri fat cats' clue, Oklahoma bullet w/ your name, California credit card spree, Pennsylvania bloody hands, Massachusetts bodies, NY bedroom monster, Oregon bathing lady, NJ Angel Lounge, Vienna opera phantom, Texas revenge, California Betty & Mary, England jazz festival, Illinois gangster girl.

Near Fine, faint toning.  [Book ID 125990] [Magazines]


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