Swagger (Vintage pocket magazine, Bettie Page center, July 1957)

Swagger (Vintage pocket magazine, Bettie Page center, July 1957)

SKU: 125955

New York: Gail Publishing, 1957. V1 N1, July 1957. Distributed by Kable News, & ID. Vintage pocket (4.25 x 5.75 inches, 66pp) magazine devoted to news, entertainment, near-nude pinups. Presumably only a few issues, if more than this, were pocket-size, after the standard size title of the early 50s, before the standard size title of late 1950s. Pat Parker cover by Robert Osonitsch. Bettie Page rear cover/layout & crazy double-sided 3-panel color fold-out in baseball uniform! Ben Franklin wisdom, Calypso music (Belafonte), nude painting, Charles Kell w/ Harriet Patterson, Guy de Maupassant, NY Art Students League Ball (Lee Sharon), Jayne Mansfield, cartoons by Bill Danch, Roy Delgado, Len Card. Uncommon issue, and a real Bettie Page gem. Near Fine, light rubbing. Alan Betrock, "The Illustrated Price Guide to Cult Magazines," 1994.  [Book ID: 125955]  [Magazines]


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