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
Death Stems From A Lady’s Lurid Past
He bent her over with the knife in his hand
I had to know if the woman I loved was a MURDERESS!
The Affair of the Kentucky Casanova
As hard-boiled as a twelve-minute egg!
And he would have gotten away with it, too, if it weren’t for those meddling white kids!
The first of only three issues, this particular magazine sold for $1,314.50
It’s a good thing those Asian guys don’t know advanced hand-to-hand fighting techniques, such as boxing. Silly foreigners.