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Hip Pocket Sleaze: The Lurid World of Vintage Adult Paperbacks Hip Pocket Sleaze is an introduction to the world of vintage, lurid adult paperbacks Charting the rise of sleazy pulp fiction during the s and s and reviewing many of the key titles, the book takes an informed look at the various genres and markets from this enormously prolific era, from groundbreaking gay and lesbian themed books to the Armed Services Editions Influential authors, publishers and cover artists are profiled and interviewed, including the godfather of gore H G Lewis, cult lesbian author Ann Bannon, fetish artist par excellence Bill Ward and many othersA companion to Bad Mags, Headpress guide to sensationalist magazines of the s, Hip Pocket Sleaze also offers extensive bibliographical information and plenty of outrageous cover art


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10 thoughts on “Hip Pocket Sleaze: The Lurid World of Vintage Adult Paperbacks

  1. Steven Steven says:

    Full of interviews and reviews and catalogs of books, which makes this a solid companion for the collector The subtitle, though, is a bit misleading as other genres and film rags are discussed and cataloged Does have a great extensive index and that is crucial for a book with so much content Overall, a huge compendium of material from the 1960s and 1970s era of the, shall we say, non mainstream paperbacks.


  2. Horror DNA Horror DNA says:

    Hip Pocket Sleaze is muchthan a listing of titles published during the golden age of adult novels Hell, in his foreward John Harrison suggests you go elsewhere for that information While he does an admirable job with listing publishers and titles he even reviews a fair share the book isof a biography of the paperbacks Harrison discusses the writers and interviews quite a few , the artists, touches on some of the classic smut film rags and even interviews a couple of collect Hip Pocket Sleaze is muchthan a l


  3. Ralph Ralph says:

    People interested in the world of adult paperbacks and trashy novels have had to glean information from obscure journals and micro press monographs While quite a few of those accounts end up in John Harrison s excellent book, there is also a tremendous amount of original research and specially commissioned articles You ll also find checklists of writers, artists and publishers, the lifeblood of serious collectors, and very much needed in a publishing realm where artists and writers usually wor People interested in


  4. Steve Steve says:

    If you ever wondered the history of the adult paperback, this is a damn good book to learn it You can read my full review at HorrorTalk.com If you ever wondered the history of the adult paperback, this is a damn good book to learn it You can read my full review at HorrorTalk.com


  5. Joseph Patchen Joseph Patchen says:

    What a review I have on lurid lit.com


  6. Ralph Carlson Ralph Carlson says:

    While not what I expected it is still an interesting read.


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