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Gertz March First Weird Tales appearance of Lovecraft's Beyond the Wall of Sleep. Cover art by Margaret Brundage.

Weird Tales, June 1937. (Cover illustration by Margaret Brundage)

Weird Tales, June (Cover illustration by Margaret Brundage)

Margaret Brundage broke two taboos at the same time with her iconic covers for Weird Tales magazine in the 1930s. She was a woman working in the male-dominated world of fantasy art, and her covers were racy and titillating, even for the pulp era.

The Woman Whose Pulp Art Was Too Sexy for "Public Decency"

WT Sept. 1950 No 7 UK edition, has the same cover as Sept. 1950 US edition except the 1 shilling price is over-stamped where the US price was.

1950 No 7 UK edition, has the same cover as Sept. 1950 US edition except the 1 shilling price is over-stamped where the US price was.

Weird Tales - Margaret Brundage art

The Woman Whose Pulp Art Was Too Sexy for "Public Decency"

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