Pollen's Women: The Art of Samson Pollen

By (artist)Samson PollenEditorRobert Deis, Wyatt Doyle

January 25, 2018|
Pollen's Women: The Art of Samson Pollen by Samson Pollen
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POLLEN’S WOMEN is a lush visual archive collecting some of artist Samson Pollen’s most memorable pieces, selected from the hundreds of jaw-dropping illustrations Pollen provided for men’s adventure magazines (MAMs) from the 1950s through the 1970s. Sexy women were a regular component of story illustrations published in the more than 160 MAM titles that flourished from the early 1950s through the mid-1970s, and nobody painted beautiful and dangerous femmes like Pollen. Much of the artist’s work—literally, hundreds of pieces—saw print in the Atlas/Diamond group of MAMs from Marvel Comics founder Martin Goodman’s Magazine Management Company. Until now, almost none of these illustrations have seen print since their original publication in those latter-day pulps. POLLEN’S WOMEN collects the artist’s sexiest and most lethal female portraits in a deluxe hardcover edition, with an autobiographical introduction by the artist. Edited by Robert Deis and Wyatt Doyle for The Men's Adventure Library.

A lifelong New Yorker, artist SAMSON POLLEN (1931-2018) established his career in the 1950s, creating lush, oil-painted covers for paperback potboilers by authors like Erskine Caldwell and Orrie Hitt. He concurrently worked as a pulp illustrator for men's adventure magazines (MAMs), contributing hundreds of illustrations over three dec...
Title:Pollen's Women: The Art of Samson PollenFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:140 pages, 8.5 X 11 X 0.5 inShipping dimensions:140 pages, 8.5 X 11 X 0.5 inPublished:January 25, 2018Publisher:Subtropic Productions, LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1943444218

ISBN - 13:9781943444212

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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