Saturday, May 18, 2019

Barye's Babes: Day 2

Barye's Babes: Day 2

A tribute to illustrator Barye Phillips (1924-1969)

Today we will feature Strangers In My Bed by Allen O'Quinn

Half wanton, half child, she kindled violence like a brush fire


Printing History
Written by Allen O'Quinn

Gold Medal Books
#871
Second Printing 1959

Friday, May 17, 2019

Barye's Babes: Day 1

Barye's Babes: Day 1

A tribute to illustrator Barye Phillips (1924-1969)

Today we start this off with the Carter Brown classic

Graves, I Dig! (1960)


Printing History
Written by Alan G Yates (1923-1985)

Signet Books 
#1801
April 1960

Friday, May 10, 2019

A World Of McGinnis: Day 13

A World Of McGinnis enters its 13th day, and we will be in a different field. 
Today's cover is The Dangerous Games by Tereska Torres

A World Of McGinnis: Day 13

The Dangerous Games by Tereska Torres


Printing History
.Written by Tereska Torres (1920-2012)

Crest Books
S442
1961

Thursday, May 9, 2019

A World Of McGinnis: Day 12

We are moving right along on a fast moving train. This fast moving train is called A Wolrd Of McGinnis and we are on Day 12 of our journey in sampling of Robert McGinnis covers and posters. Today's stop is.......The Creative Murders by Carter Brown

A World Of McGinnis: Day 12

The Creative Murders
by Carter Brown


Printing History
written by Alan G Yates (1923-1985)

Signet Books
T4520
February 1971

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

A World Of McGinnis: Day 11

We are on Day 11 of A World Of McGinnis. This keeps rolling along with no end in sight. Today we will feature a James Bond poster...You Only Live Twice

A World Of McGinnis: Day 11

You Only Live Twice

Directed by Lewis Gilbert

Cast
Sean Connery
Akiko Wakabayashi
Tetsuro Tamba
Mie Hama
Teru Shimada
Karin Dor

Released 1967

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

A World Of McGinnis: Day 10

We are back for another installment of A World Of McGinnis. Today we will shift gears and instead of a book cover we will show off a poster......
The Assassination Bureau

This content was previously posted on October 11th 20178 here. The Assassination Bureau

Monday, May 6, 2019

Red-Hot and Dangerous by Michael Geller

Bud Dugan #4

Red-Hot and Dangerous

More Precious Than Blood
Detective Bud Dugan was relaxing in the Florida sunshine, taking a break from his daily hassles with punks, creeps, and psychos in the Big Apple,. But he couldn't escape his police identity, even on vacation. Bud's crony, Red Morrissey, phoned to ask a simple favor. He needed some routine information on a beautiful you runaway, Nina Wong. Nothing, however, was simple in Bud Duggan's life. When he returned to New York he faced a chain of killings and an international smuggling operation. 

Printing History
Written by Michael Geller

Tower Books
51773
February 1982

Horwitz Publications, Inc
Bucks Books
7255 1253
1983

A World Of McGinnis: Day 9

We are strolling along on day  nine of A World Of Robert McGinnis. How long can this last? Stay tuned to find out. 

A World Of McGinnis: Day 9
The Girl From Easy Street by Richard Foster


Printing History
Written by Kendell Foster Crossen (1910-1981)

Popular Giant (Popular Library/Eagle Books)
D479
1960

Sunday, May 5, 2019

A World Of McGinnis: Day 8

We are still going strong with our journey of Robert McGinnis book covers. We are on day 8 and there is no end in sight. We turn our heads to The Velvet Knife by Irving Shulman. 

A World Of McGinnis Day 8


Printing History
Written by Irving Shulman (1913-1996)

Popular Giant 
G436
1960

Saturday, May 4, 2019

A World Of McGinnis: Day 7

Welcome along in our journey of Robert McGinnis paperback book covers. Today is our seventh day and we are going to highlight Lee Roberts' If The Shoe Fits


Printing History
Written by Robert Martin (1908-1976)

Crest Books
#415
1960