A Novel of Passion, Piracy, and An Exotic Woman Who Took What and Whom She Wanted.
Edit: Updated with an alternative cover and original artwork by Robert Maguire via
A big, lusty saga of a privateer who took what he wanted — and the magnificent woman who was his greatest prize
November 1953 issue
– Henry Kane – The Big Touch
– Bruno Fischer – Coney Island Incident
– Craig Rice – The Bells are Ringing
– Fletcher Flora – A long Way to KC
– Evan Hunter – The right Hand of Garth
– Charles Beckman Jr – Case History
– Jonathan Craig – Kid Stuff
– Richard Masten – Classification
– Peter Paige – The Watcher
– Raymond J. Dyer – Six Stories
Hate was their only heritage!
One look at her and Danny Boyd knew — a blonde with her kind of eyes… would be murder!!!
A more traditional, vertical, cover. The awesomely horizontal version is here.
Edit: Added the cover of Ready When You Are, C.B.! The autobiography of Alan Yates, alias Carter Brown, which reused the same cover image. via
Also, Safari to the World of Ice and We Battled The Zambesi Raiders
A jam-packed special issue, featuring ‘Last Night With Laura, Hot Afternoon With Ellen‘, ‘Villa of Assassins: A U.S. Agent’s Hunt For A Terror Master‘, ‘“Killer” Medical Labs: Mistakes That Doom Thousands of Americans Every Year‘, ‘Sin on the Assembly Line: Wild Antics of Those “Coffee Break” Passion Dolls‘, ‘The 25 Worst Sex Hangups: Solved Honestly and Factually‘, “Howitzer Bandit” Who Blasted Open A Gold Fortress‘, and finally ‘Pussycat: Another episode in the adventures of the world’s most gorgeous agent‘
I actually really want to read this issue.
Stag Book Bonus illustration, c. 1963
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