The Best of Bizarre: A John Willie Magazine
Eros D'Antan collection
The books of this series collect "the best" in erotic illustrations, from the early 1900s to the1950s.
From the selections of several fine works by unknown authors to the anthologies of well-established artists such as Umberto Brunelleschi and John Willie.
An illustrated anthology from John Willie's extremely hard-to-find magazine issues (1946-56), reproducing the best text and pictures by the Master of Bizarre.
An anastatic edition, including the complete Bizarre index.
10 p.m., we were there, all four feet in the tro ugh, mopping it up at the same bar that we've been propping up every night since we found it back in October '45-w•hich speaks a lot for the excellence of the beer, with its welcome abse nce of collar (except when Nick dishes it out on Saturday night) - the pleasant ~ompany, the peaceful surroundings, and the way the joint looks after homeless wanderers like ourseh-es (and if that doesn't make his nibs turn it on fo r once nothing e\·er will) .
Liza looked on. "Here's the layout," said J. \V .. breat hing heavily all over everything. •· Here's a sketch-tired business man and nagging .wife-then here, full column on the next page, shows how he coped with her-the damsel expressing muffled annoy- ance-he'd use his tie to fasten the skirt over her •h ead, I suppose, and then, over here, a small sketch to show him now able to sit and read his paper - all happ~· and undisturbed." "There's nothing new in t~at ," said the Editor, "but it's a
Achilles his views on the subject and he stated quite simply that although women who continuously wear extremely high heels become accustomed to them, they never walk long distances o n six- or even five-inch heels. Mm;t m en who spend the day out with a wife who is cheerfully going around on six-inch heels would do well to take count of the amount of time actually spent in walking and the distance covered as compared to the time spent sitting down ; and in addition the cost in taxicabs unless
exaggerating its effects in the issue: 7bis Might Happen to You(no.5); OfCourse You Can Be Like Miss Houdini(no.11); Lady Beware/ (no. 12); Reader's Suggestions (Simple and/or Elaborate)for Keeping Wives Quiet (no.lS/ 16); We Repeat - Learn Jiu-:fitsu (no.20). All images on the inside pages, either photos or illustrations, are printed in black and white. The majority of unpublished drawings are credited toJohn Willie (some are signed). Also, the two comic strips with Sir d'Arcy are signed by the
not go charging madly all over the countryside, play squash, or drink cocktails. Their whole success depended on a small waist and a dignified carriage, both of which could be obtained, so fond mamas said only by much rigorous trainIng. Mama would say to daughter "You must be a success at the ball tonight, I hear·that handsome Sir Reginald will be there - Fetch me the new training corset." A formidable affair of steel and whalebmie would then be produced and clasped around the girls soft young