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Midnight, Snap, Tonight (3 vintage adult magazine cover color separations featuring Terry Higgins, 1959-61)
American Art Agency, Los Angeles, CA 1959 - Three vintage adult magazine cover proofs, color separations printed by Alfred S. Johnson, Inc., all featuring Terry Higgins, a fantastic gallery of the sultry blond pinup model who's become a unique icon of vintage erotica. She'd briefly thrive as Las Vegas showgirl after modeling.Each proof is composed of several lithograph sheets representing the final cover design, and variant color schemes: cyan, magenta, yellow, black (CMYK), through "process color separation" (mixing colors to produce infinite color varieties). Magazine titles & blurbs were often present on the proof sheets; each proof reads like a flipbook of a single scintillating image in various colors, presumably from 1 or 2 photo sessions. These magazines featured nude models throughout, reserving clad, non-nude women for the covers. Midnight [V1] N2, c. 1961, Parliament News distributor, 10 x 13.5 inches, 8pp, side-stapled; Terry in red bathing suit on deluxe white wicker chair, matching toenails, classic icy blue stare. Staple holes at bottom.Snap [V1] N4, c. 1959, Golden West distributor, 10 x 13.5 inches, 7pp, top-stapled; icy blue button-down bathing suit to match the look, strap falling off shoulder. Very Good, staple holes at top, vertical crease, 1pp w/ chip.Tonight [V1] N2, c. 1960, Golden West distributor, 10.5 x 14.5 inches, 7pp, top-stapled; revealing fur w/ icy blue eye shadow, pretty pink lipstick (see other Tonight issues for more of Terry.Very Plus unless noted. All w/ marginal ink smudges from original printmaker, & logos at the bottom for Alfred S. Johnson, Inc., J/S Color Separations, & Amalgamated Lithographers of America.Steve Sullivan, "Glamour Girls: The Illustrated Encyclopedia," #256 (1999).Todd Frye, "Collecting Vintage Men's Magazines" (2013). [Attributes: Soft Cover]
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