Journalism invents Beatnik Girls! 1967
Hum fails...three issues and done. The book (and instant download for $8.99) of Times Square Smut is available HERE
Previously Unknown Joe Shuster Bondage Book / Digest ala Nights of Horror Education in Submission Times Square Smut
A previously unseen Joe Shuster Illustrated Digest from the 1950s. Shuster, of course, is the early Superman artist who also drew the Nights of Horror series when he was a bit down and out. Education in Submission by Ray Thorn is undated, but is similar in format to Mistress of Leather which appears on the list of books which were confiscated and for which Edward Mishkin was brought to trial. Contains ten Shuster Illustrations. No publisher is indicated. A scarce title not documented until now. Interestingly, the cover derives from a Shuster illustration which depicts two characters, one with a knife. Both are missing from this cover.
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Scarce books produced by associates of organized crime for the underground homosexual market of the early 1960s. At the time, it was risky enough to publish, sell or even own these digest-sized books. Accordingly, they were priced (by shop-owners) through the roof. At the time in Manhattan, the gay clubs were owned in part or in full by members of organized crime as well. Some of artist Eugene Bilbrew's most interesting work, and the remain fascinating over 50 years later. See ALSO TIMES SQUARE SMUT the Book available HERE from Blurb.com