Bad Mags Volume 1: The Strangest, Sleaziest, and Most Unusual Periodicals Ever Published!

The flip side of popular culture as seen through magazines and tabloids, Bad Mags illuminates the darker recesses of pop lit. The book focuses on magazines and tabloids featuring on various bizarre themes, including Sexploitation, Sharon Tate, Charles Manson, Ed Wood, Outlaw Bikers, Devilish Men’s Mags, Violent World, Punks, and pre-code-comic-book-artist-turned-pulp-publisher Myron Fass, as well as pieces on Rene Bond, Criswell, Titus Moody, and others. Bad Mags gives background info and publisher details on most titles covered, along with anecdotal information. Bad Mags also includes entries on: Violent World, Crime Does Not Pay, Sluts & Slobs, Official UFO, Mobs and Gangs, Bizarre Life, True Sex Crimes, Colors Motorcycle Magazine, Shocker, Love-In, Horror Fantasy, Wildest Films, National Enquirer, Esquire, National Informer, Punk Sex, Horror Sex Tales, Freakout, Biker Orgy, Bitchcraft, National Insider, Way Out, and hundreds more!

pp. 312; paperback. Publisher: Headpress, London, 2008.

ISBN: 9781900486651| 1900486652

ID: 13753

Product Description

The flip side of popular culture as seen through magazines and tabloids, Bad Mags illuminates the darker recesses of pop lit. The book focuses on magazines and tabloids featuring on various bizarre themes, including Sexploitation, Sharon Tate, Charles Manson, Ed Wood, Outlaw Bikers, Devilish Men’s Mags, Violent World, Punks, and pre-code-comic-book-artist-turned-pulp-publisher Myron Fass, as well as pieces on Rene Bond, Criswell, Titus Moody, and others. Bad Mags gives background info and publisher details on most titles covered, along with anecdotal information. Bad Mags also includes entries on: Violent World, Crime Does Not Pay, Sluts & Slobs, Official UFO, Mobs and Gangs, Bizarre Life, True Sex Crimes, Colors Motorcycle Magazine, Shocker, Love-In, Horror Fantasy, Wildest Films, National Enquirer, Esquire, National Informer, Punk Sex, Horror Sex Tales, Freakout, Biker Orgy, Bitchcraft, National Insider, Way Out, and hundreds more!

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