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Margaret Brundage

 (1900 - 1976)
Margaret Brundage was active/lived in Illinois.  Margaret Brundage is known for illustrator-pulps, female figure.

Circa 1932. Courtesy of Shawn Nacol website

Biography   Margaret Brundage


An illustration artist, especially known for sensual, beautiful, and ever-molested nude female figures, Margaret Brundage was a housewife in Chicago, whose illustration work first appeared in 1932 on the cover of the pulp fiction "Weird Tales". "Her name is now virtually synonymous with that of the magazine in the minds of readers and admirers all over the world" (108). One of the readers referred to "the Brundage beauties, an all their curvy clarity! (111).

One of her covers, "The Eyrie", had more fan mail response than any other piece. She was the first of the pulp artists to depict torture, something she did in a whipping scene for a story titled "The Slithering Shadow" by Robert E Howard. Her most accomplished piece of this kind   ...  Displaying 750 of 1158 characters.

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The Altar of Melek, Weird Tales cover, September 1932
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