Man-Hungry / The Saint And Sinners Murder Case! / I’ll Kiss You And Kill You

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“Sure I Lust For Love,” She Smiled. “But What’s More I Also Love Lust!”
LOVE STARVED . . . and strangely addicted to her dangerous desires Cilo Haven searched the byways of her soul trying to find the ultimate in passions and pleasures of the flesh. That’s why so few men found her lacking in the intimate knowledge of love and desire . . . and fewer yet realized what kind of woman she really was . . . until it was too late for them to withdraw from the tendrils of her trap of . . . LUST AND SIN!”

From Heritage Auctions:

This painting was originally published as the cover for All True Police Detective Cases October, 1950, albeit in another variation (which would have been the original version of the painting). It was also slightly altered again and used later for the cover of Police Detective July, 1958. The current state of the painting is presumed to have been published a third time as a cover-though we were unable to nail down this usage

Obviously, I was able to nail down the usage, as well as add Best True Fact Detective July 1954

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Watch Out For The Shill Girl

Police Detective Cases February 1952

She Comes From The Pent House, The Dance Hall Or The Gutter… She’s A Model Or A Waitress, Or A Dame At A Bar… She’s Young And Pretty, But Her Tricks Are Old And Dirty… It’s Not You She Wants, It’s Your Bankroll!

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Model For Inside Detective Is Murdered!

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The cover story is the sad and (mostly) true story of the murder of 20 year old model Veronica Gedeon, who posed for several lurid and sensational pictorials for “true crime” magazines. In stories such as Party Girl, Pretty But Cheap, and I Am A White Slave she was photographed flimsily clad, beaten, smothered, and tied up. She also appeared at an Illustrators Society show for models which was raided by the New York Police Department in 1935.

The killer was eventually captured after a hotel employee recognized his photo in an issue of  True Detective Mysteries.

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