Category Archives: Books and Art

At Last! The Return of Literocity!

Much has been written about the rebellious new generation in suburbia — about its corruption of conscience, its wild pursuit of “kicks,” its abandonment of traditional moral codes. …REQUIRED READING FOR ALL WHO ARE DISTURBED BY THE SPREAD OF MORAL LAXITY … Continue reading

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Endpapers

Thirteen Men by Tiffany ThayerIllustrated by Mahlon BlaineThirteenth Printing, June 9, 1931

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Catalogue

In the spring of 1945 American armies advancing through Germany discovered a cache of paintings from Berlin museums hidden in a salt mine. The works were transported to the United States for “safekeeping.” Under supervision of the Army, they were … Continue reading

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Frontispiece to The Black Box by Thelma Lientz [1929]

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They don’t make ’em like this any more!

Blood Raid (Killmaster) Nick Carter Published by Ace Books (1987)

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The Secret Cache

Winnie Winkle and the Diamond Heirlooms [1946] Illustrated by MARTIN BRANNER

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Don’t You Hate It When That Happens?

Nancy Drew Mystery Stories #45 The Spider Sapphire Mystery [1968]

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Abortive Letters and Hopeless Juxtapositions

While Expressionism showed angry gods of truth and falsehood tearing through the city with images sparked off the anvil of reality, dada showed the city as meaningless signs, a collage of abortive letters and hopeless juxtapositions. — Tobias Churton

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Even More Nancy Drew in Bondage

  Nancy Drew Mystery Stories #30 The Clue of the Velvet Mask by Carolyn Keene [1969] I accept my fate — my fate on the internet is to provide the world with pictures of Nancy Drew tied up.

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The Whispering Statue

Nancy Drew Mystery Stories #14 1970 Edition Illustrator: Rudi Nappi

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