This entire issue can be downloaded here
Also includes ‘I’m Teaching My Kid To Fight Dirty‘, ‘Is Our Air Force Committing Suiide‘, and ‘Sex Can Be Fun!‘
That’s right, folks, in 1955 it was headline news that sex could be fun.
The plot concerns the resurrection of a mythical demon due to the theft of a sacred dagger, and an unrelated trap that lures Conan to the island fortress roamed by the demon. Due to its plot loopholes and borrowed elements from Iron Shadows in the Moon, some Howard scholars claim this story is the weakest of the early Conan tales.
This complete issue can be downloaded here
A classic Conan tale.
The story takes place over a night in Zamboula, with political intrigue amidst streets filled with roaming cannibals. It features the character Baal-pteor, one of the few humans in the Conan stories to be a physical challenge for the Cimmerian himself. The full text is availible here.
Also, ‘My Bike, My Girl and To Hell With You!’ and ‘Memoirs of a Nymphomaniac’
This poor woman is being drilled, snake harassed & branded, which might seem like overkill to some people.
Debra Paget in Fritz Lang’s epic The Indian Tomb (1959)
The latest studies show that women do not react well to being chained up and having giant snakes thrust in their faces. More research is needed.
via Mens Pulps Mags
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.