Monday, October 12, 2009

Countdown Day 12: Jack and Jill Halloween covers

Here are Halloween images from the covers of the long-running children's magazine. The October issue was something I looked forward to each year as a child. Except for one credited image, all pics were on my hard drive, but I don't know where I got them.

Today--a post for all ages. This week--a post for mature TDSH readers only! (Is anyone who reads THIS blog "mature"? Hmmm...) Okay--make that "for adults only"!

October 1953:
October 1957 (art by Bob Milnazik):

(Found at mod*mom)

October 1959:
October 1961:
October 1964:
October 1965:
October 1967:
October 1968:
October 1972:
October 1974:
October 1979:


Stephen said...

Man, those are great. Thanks, Max!

Chris 'Frog Queen' Davis said...

I had almost forgotten about that magazine. Those are great pictures!


senski said...

For five years running, my aunt got me a subscription to this magazine as a Christmas gift. I had those '68 and '72 issues. I remember well those Baba Yaga stories, and her freaky cottage on chicken legs!

Dane said...

I inherited a box of these from the mid- to late-60s from my uncle and read them cover to cover til they were tattered. I remember those creepy Baba Yaga stories too!

Max the drunken severed head said...

Thanks for the comments, all!

Bill Miller said...

These are great to see! I actually still have a copy of the October 1957 issue. I remember my mom reading some of the stories in it to me over and over. My copy is pretty battered, but I'll show it to you the next time you come over.


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