These splendid pin up drawings by Paul Murry are beautiful, but they are so brittle unless someone scans them, they'll be gone soon. Unfortunate, as Paul Murry was an important cartoonist who worked with Disney and drew some of the earliest Micky Mouse images! So here you go. Wonderful, but the paper contains so much acid they won't be around much longer. All from Pepper magazine February 1950.
Pepper magazine began as "A Pocketful of Pepper" in 1942. Maybe H.K. Publications thought the world needed a few laughs at the time. I also assume a good many of the readers were lonely servicemen on a train to their basic training. If so, it is a good bet they were passed around until they wore out in their OWN time, that any remain at all almost 75 years later is pretty remarkable, though they will be dust in a few more years.
Pepper lasted a long time...I have an issue as late at 1957. H-K Publications was Joseph J. Hardie and Raymond J, Kelly. More about them later. This post is for Paul Murray.