According to pulp writer Bill Cox, “George Gross could do exciting paintings even when there were no scantily clad damsels around, and what’s more amazing, Fiction House let him!” Of course, he could also do well with the scantily clad damsels.
These are paintings commissioned as cover art, but are not the covers themselves.
via Amusing Planet
All nine were painted by Margaret Brundage, who was the most popular of Weird Tales’ cover artists. She was known for her images depicting bondage and flagellation of women. Authors would insert unnecessary scenes depicting nude women being tortured or whipped to ensure their story got the cover of an issue.
I am sensing a theme here.
A much more popular topic than the Dominatrixes.
Less popular than the Slave Girls, apparently.