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Startling Detective (Vintage crime magazine, Sep 1963)

Startling Detective (Vintage crime magazine, Sep 1963)

SKU: 125989

Corona, Joseph, and Phil Cammarata, B. Domroe (editors); Ruel McDaniel, Earl J. Abbott, Bob Starbuck, Luther Simmons, Lawrence Gardner, John R. Pascal, Ed Barcelo, Bill G. Cox, H. Edwards, Don Cox, Scott Newell, Hal White, Leland Harris, Tom Bailey (contributors); Harvey Kidder (art)

Startling Detective (Vintage crime magazine, Sep 1963)

Greenwich, CT: Whitestone Publications, 1963. V54 N344, September 1963. B/W throughout, 96pp, price 35c. Vice & true crime magazine featuring blonde woman hiking red dress up toned legs, black pumps & belt, white sleeveless top, w/ vignette of Lil Reis, on the front. Startling Detective, a magazine that regularly recounted crimes from years prior, published by makers of Gold Medal 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).

Torch for Connie, Lil Reis, don't kill mommy, axiom Murder Will Out, million-dollar wife, kissing girls, stand-in for murder, boomerang bullet, talking fingerprint, freedom hiker, love triangle, b-l-o-n-d-e for murder, 45-min alibi, borrowed wife. One Kidder illus.

Near Fine, toning, faint spine stress. [Book ID 125989] [Magazines]


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