|Vintage Pulp||May 13 2016|
All that cutesy lovey-dovey stuff was the single me. Now that we're married let me introduce you to the real me.
Above, the cover of New Bride by Glenn Allison, written for First Niter and published in 1960. The art is by Eric Stanton, formerly obscure, but in the midst of a renaissance these last several years, and deservedly so. Check some of his astonishing pieces here.
|Vintage Pulp||Feb 24 2016|
He cooked up a different formula for paperback art.
Gene Bilbrew is one of those illustrators whose art seems at first glance below the usual standard, but he had a strong style, and the more you look at it the more you see it as the purposeful product of a unique talent. Like the work of leftfield illustrator Eric Stanton, Bilbrew's paintings eschew realism of any sort and instead strive to catch the eye, achieving the ultimate goal of commercial art. Check out the assortment below.
Satan PressWee Hours BooksVanguard BooksWizard BooksChevron BooksGene BilbrewRuss TrainerRay TrainLana PrestonJack VastDon KingHugo PaulJohn RoxburyLinda MartinGlenn Allisoncover artcover collectionliterature