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    Action for Men [v10 #5, September 1966] (Vista Publications, Inc., 35¢, cover by Charles Copeland) []
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    • · Nymph Who Took Over Las Vegas [Tom Marco] · L. W. Blanco · ss; illustrated by Al Rossi; “The Superspy Had to Trap the Lush Blonde and Her Gang of Traitors Deep Inside Nevada—Before They Could Trigger Nuclear Ruin.”
    • · Wrong Men Behind Bars · Frank L. Remington · ar; “One Convict Out of Five Has to Go Through the Worst Penal Horror of All—Framed for Life, or Death Row.”
    • · “Mitch” Paige: Only Marine Alive on Suicide Ridge · Saul Braun · ts; illustrated by Mort Künstler; “Medal of Honor Epic on Guadalcanal: A Lone Sergeant Faced a Horde of Japs with One Round of Ammo Left in His Belt.”
    • · How to Be a Better Love Partner · Dr. A. Joseph Bursteln · ar; “From a Doctor’s Casebook: Any Man Can Turn His Mate Into a Raging Lover—And Their Intimacy Into Uninhibited Delight.”
    • · The Night Flight 629 Disappeared · Jack Stewart · ar; “When the Plane Blew Up, Crash Experts Had to Trace the Cause—Freak Accident or a Maniac’s Mass Murder Revenge.”
    • · The Hushed-Up Scandal of Russia’s Sin Stockades · Richard Gallagher · ts; illustrated by Samson Pollen; “Siberia’s ”Rehabilitation“ Compounds Have Become Vice Cities Primed to Explode with Their B-Girl Inmates’ Man-Mad Fury.”
    • · Are You One of America’s 150,000 Missing Heirs? · Richard Farrington · ar; “Today’s Hottest Hunt Is for People Who Don’t Even Know They Can Board the Gravy Train Special and Become Millionaires.”
    • · Cloud 9 Redhead: Sandy Novak · [uncredited] · pi
    • · Autopsy: Medical Miracle—or Nightmare? · Stanley Jacobs · ts; “The Men Who Cut Up Dead Bodies May Seem Like Born Butchers, But They’re Skilled MDs Dedicated to Saving Human Lives.”

    Action for Men [v12 #1, January 1968] (Vista Publications, Inc., 35¢, cover by Earl Norem) []
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    • · The Violent Women · John T. Matthews · ts; illustrated by Earl Wilson; “”I Went Straight; I Exposed the Syndicate; I Expect to Be Murdered,“ Said the Author. His Death Was Quick and Brutal.”
    • · Michele Ray—“Mystery” Cover Girl the Cong Sent Back · Alexander Boswell · ts; “A Sleek Ex-Model Vanished in Vietnam’s Guerrilla-Hot Jungles and Walked Back Out in the Black-Pyjama Uniform of the Enemy.”
    • · How to Get a Company to Bankroll You · Richard Gallagher · ar; “Tired of Punching a Time Clock, Goofing Off on a Dead-End Job? Here Are the Names of Outfits and How They Will Stake You to a Rich Future.”
    • · “My 10 Nights in Sin Romp City” · John Godfrey · ts; “A Shocking, Inside Account of a City Where Orgies Are As Common As Picnics, Narcotics As Easy to Get As Aspirin—And Where the Law Keeps It That Way.”
    • · 7,000-Man Wall-of-Flesh Cold-Steel Death Charge · Noel Kraft · ts; illustrated by Bruce Minney; “A Bunch of Green Kids Turn Into Fighting Devils As They Take on an Army of Kill-Crazy Fanatics.”
    • · Smut Buttons: Social Protest or Pornography? · David Lloyd · ar
    • · Cashing in on the “Sin Pin” Craze · [uncredited] · ar; “Money-Grubbing Manufacturers Are Piling Up Loot.”
    • · Cross-Pacific Escape Run of Mike “Rammer” Hopkins · H. J. Warmdt · ts; illustrated by Mort Künstler; “Sea Legend or the Last Victim of a Man-Hungry Traitor? Hopkins’ Answer Was at the End of a Bull-Like Breakout Cruise and in the Hold of His Leaking Freighter.”
    • · Weird Storms That Can Drive You to Rape, Kill and Loot · Stanley Jacobs · ts; “One Man Murders His Pal Because ”The Wind Told Me To“…A Girl Is Ravaged by a Stranger Yelling ”I Have To…It’s the Storm“…They May Have Been Telling the Truth.”
    • · Night School Tease · Allen Proctor · ss; illustrated by Samson Pollen; “The Tight-Bloused Blonde’s Writhing, Hungry Body Told Farrow What He Wanted to Know About ”Teacher“.”
    • · What You Didn’t See at Expo 67: Sandi Frost · [uncredited] · pi

    Action for Men [v13 #6, November 1969] (Vista Publications, Inc., 40¢) []
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    • · Underground Terror Mission to Stop the Reds’ Atomic Plot · Martin Fass · ts; illustrated by Earl Norem; “The Hard-Bitten Yank Agent Had to Tunnel from a Brothel Into a Foreign Embassy to Rescue a Top Nuclear Scientist from His Commie Captors.”
    • · The Travelling Salesladies—Sin for Sale…On the Road · Alex Austin · ts; “Smart Prostitutes from the Big City Have Learned to Multiply Their Income by Working One-Night Stands in the Sticks.”
    • · Assignment: Shot Down Japan’s Deadliest Air Admiral · Richard Gallagher · ts; illustrated by Bob Schulz; “They Handed Lt. Thomas Lanphier a Schedule Depending on Split-Second Timing, Barely Enough Fuel, a Wave-Skimming Flight Plan, and a Simple Order: Get Yamamoto.”
    • · The Girl in the Bar · Alex Guy · ss; illustrated by Charles Copeland; “She Was the Impossibly Perfect Woman Every Man Dreams About, and Matt Could Have Her with No Strings Attached. But Every Dream Ends.”
    • · Suicidal Games American Men Play: Danger Every Weekend · Harrison Richards · ar; “From Friday Evening to Sunday Night, Thousands of American Males Gamble Against Fantastic Odds in the World’s Most Perilous ”Sports“.”
    • · Money-Hungry Airlines…They Spend More on Food Than on Safety · Noel Kraft · ar; “Modern Rulers of the Skyways Spend Millions on New Movies, Fancy Meals, and ”Free“ Booze…But Hardly One Cent on Safety.”
    • · New York’s Honor Cop Who Tracked His Father’s Killers · Al Robbins · ts; “With No Clues, He Turned Himself Into a Ruthless Human Bloodhound Stalking Manhattan’s Most Dangerous Crime Jungles to Find the Slayers—Or Die!”
    • · I Fought South America’s Brutal Harem Bandit King · Robert Scott; as told to Eugene Joseph · ts; illustrated by Earl Norem; “He Knew That Even Sacrificing Himself Would Not Save the Two Gorgeous Women from Rape and Torture by the Vicious Renegade.”
    • · Why Women Over 30 Turn on for Younger Men · Dr. Noel L. Russ · ar; “Case Histories from This Noted Psychologist’s Confidential Files Prove That These Females Prefer to Get Their Kicks with Fellows Under Thirty.”

    Action for Men [v15 #6, November 1971] (Vista Publications, Inc., 50¢) []
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    • · The Death Commandoes · Donald Honig · ts; illustrated by Bruce Minney; “Two Yanks and Three German Killers…They Hated Each Other, But They Had to Pull Off World War II’s Strangest Mission.”
    • · What Every Man Must Know About Women’s Breasts · Ron Butler · ar; “A Noted Sexologist Tells the Secrets of the Opposite Sex’s Most Intriguing erotic Zone.”
    • · Expedition to the Lost City of Gold · Bothwell Phillips · ts; illustrated by Emmett Kaye; “Our Mission Had Hardly Begun, and Two Men Already Lay Dead. Yet We Still Had to Face Some of the Most Savage Terrain on the Face of the Earth.”
    • · Psycho Murderers Stalk Our Streets · Jay Levin · ar; “Knives, Guns, Bricks, or Clubs—These Deranged People Pick Up the Nearest Object When the Urge Hits Them and Attack Anyone Who Is Standing in Their Way.”
    • · Swinging Vacations for Swap Couples · Bob Schiller · ar; “An Exclusive Inside Report on the Latest Passion Craze Sweeping Through the USA’s 8 Million Husband-And-Wife Traders.”
    • · Credit Bureaus Can Wreck Your Life! · Ray Lunt · ar; “By 1973 They Expect to Have Extensive Computer Files on Everybody in the Country. But Here’s the Vital Information Needed to Protect Yourself.”
    • · Forty-Second Street…Sex Supermarket U.S.A. · Alex Austin · ar; “It’s Only an Area a Few Blocks Long, But It’s the Hotest, Swingingest Place in the Country, Where You Can Get Anything for a Buck.”
    • · “I Survived Alaska’s Sea of Ice” · John Godfrey · ts; “Some Men Just Refuse to Die Even When Swept Overboard by a Wall of Icy Water. Seaman Johnson Kept Swimming, Even Though Help Couldn’t Arrive in Time.”
    • · Naked When You Want Me · Larry Powell · ss; “Jordan Blew Into Town Looking to Make a Few Dollars—Until He Ran Into a Wild Blonde with More Than Money on Her Mind.”
    • · “I’m Going to Steal Your Car Tonight!” · Jack Ledbetter · ar; “Every Day One Car Is Stolen Every Thirty Nine Seconds. Now a Top Heistman Tells You What You Can Do to Protect Yourself.”

    Action for Men [v16 #1, January 1972] []
    Details taken from Table of Contents.
    • 6 · Sex Confidential · [uncredited] · cl
    • 8 · Letter Action · [The Readers] · lc
    • · Action for Men Final · [uncredited] · cl
    • · Who’ll Marry Barri? · [uncredited] · ms
    • 12 · Those “Singles” Apartments for Swingers Only · Archer Scanlon · ar
    • 16 · “We Survived 18 Days in the ‘Sea of the Damned’” · Tom Watson; as told to Todd Cross · ts
    • 18 · How You Can Solve the 15 Most Basic Sexual Problems · Dr. A. R. Fowler · ar
    • 20 · Blood Vendetta with the “Black Skull” Car Heisters · John Harris · ts
    • 22 · “I Joined a Nurses’ Call-Doll Ring!” · Lori Bowman · ts
    • · The Blood-Crazed Buffalo of the Tana River · Bud Cottar · ts (r)
    • · “9-to-5” Crooks Who Can Cost You Your Job · Ned Turner · ar
    • · The Nymph Next Door · Alex Austin · ss
    • · Now—U.S. Railroads Are Worse Than Ever! · Noel Kraft · ar
    • · The Art of Seducing the “Reluctant” Female · Lionel Crane, Ph.D. · ar
    • 34 · Action in Focus · [uncredited] · ms

    Action for Men [v16 #5, September 1972] (Vista Publications, Inc., 50¢) []
    Details taken from eBay listing.
    • · Breck’s Bastards · Grant Freeling · ts; illustrated by Mort Künstler; “The Stolen Tank Was a Perfect Protection Against the Nazis-But They Hadn’t Counted on the Blonde Hooker Who Was Out to Blow Their Cover!”
    • · Year-Round ’Sun-and-Sin’ Paradise · C. K. Winston · ar; “Acapulco Girls Are the Most Willing and Luscious of All Travel Spots-Both East and West…And Anyone Can Score!”
    • · “Our Death Race with the Snake-Worshipping Headhunters of New Guinea!” · Roland Empey · ts; illustrated by Samson Pollen; “The Film Crew Had Stumbled Into the Natives’ Forbidden Valley—And Now They Had to Pay the Grisly Consequences for Their Mistake!”
    • · The “Underground” Sex Tigress · Charles Blackrock, M.D. · ar; “For the Wildest Lovemaking Action Ever, Hip Guys Pick the Almost-Beautiful Girl—And She’s Yours for the Taking Once You Spot Her!”
    • · Color TV Repair—America’s Fastest Growing Racket · Al Lowe · ar; “Any Crook Can Set Himself Up As a TV Repairman in Most States—And Take You for Every Cent You’ve Got If Stronger Laws Aren’t Passed!”
    • · Attack of the Giant Mandrills · Pete Hollister; as told to Tom Christopher · ts; “Hundreds Had Died from the Steel Jaws of the Hideous Troop of Baboons, Who Attacked with the Cunning of a Human Army!”
    • · Imported “Minicars”: Our Highways’ No. 1 Death-Trap · Wes Porter · ar; “Immune to Detroit’s Safety Standards, Foreign Manufacturers Dump Their Worst Junk on Us, Killing Thousands of Drivers Every Year!”
    • · Bedroom Game with a Blonde Doctor · Alex Austin · ss; “Steve Was Anxious to Recover in a Hurry—But One Taste of Dr. Keaton’s ”Special“ Bedside Manner Changed His Mind Fast!”
    • · The “Scuba-Killer” of Treasure Key · Will Storm · ts; “A Greed-Crazed Madman Had Marooned the Three Men and Three Girls on a Tiny Remote Island, Leaving Them to Starve!”
    • · What’s Your Girlfriend’s “Bedroom Profile”? · Donald Bogen · ar; “Which of the Five Basic Types Is Your Lover? The Answers to This Test May Surprise You Even More Than You Think!”

    Action Life [v4 #2, May 1964] []
    Details taken from Table of Contents.
    • 8 · Punch Lines · [Various] · hu
    • 13 · Condemned to Death · [uncredited] · pi; “These pictures show that there are forms of execution that come dangerously close to legalized murder.”
    • 14 · Joy Girl Guerrillas Who Fight Castro · Raul Morales · ts; illustrated by Ray Johnson; “They set out to forge 5000 out-of-work bordello keepers and pimps into a striking force to topple the bearded dictator.”
    • 16 · U.S. Navy’s Greatest Survival Escape · Harold Waters · ts; “34-day raft ordeal of 9 ditched airmen.”
    • 20 · Lt. Duffy’s Two-Month Cave Hideout with 13 Army Nurses · Bill Wharton · ts; illustrated by Al Rossi; “He led them on a 200-mile forced march, in Nazi-occupied country, over mountains where one false step meant death.”
    • 24 · General MacArthur’s Strangest Order: “Free the Marine Slaves in Borneo!” · Dean W. Ballenger · ts; illustrated by Bob Stanley; “Bound together by raw fear of a savage tribe, Yanks and Japs formed the most incredible combat alliance of WW II.”
    • 28 · My Favorite Model: Myrna Jackson · [uncredited] · pi
    • 30 · 20-Year Nightmare of a Go-for-Broke Gambler · Jack Irving · ar; “Once you get that ”feeling“ you can’t lose, you no longer give a damn whether you live or die—you’re hooked.”
    • 32 · Underground-Doll Pleasure Pen—Spy Drop for Prague’s Most Hunted Yank · Gregory Patrick · ts; illustrated by Hal Kling; “Jailed on a phony charge, his only hope was that a bunch of red-hating v-girls would bust him out of his torture cell and get him to Istanbul, and safety.”

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