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Paul Raders ads for Lovable Bras and GE kitchens appeared
in such magazines as LIFE and GOOD HOUSEKEEPING. When the
Raders moved to Florida, their house had a GE kitchen, just
like the thousands Raders ads had sold 30 years before.
On the left, an ad clipped from a 1951 LIFE. On the right,
LIFE, May 19, 1952, an issue that has both Lovable and GE
ads by Rader.
Lovable ads say painted from life by famed illustrator
Paul Rader. Ray Johnson, another maga-zine and pb
artist, also did some Lovable ads.
Below: Family Circle, October 1950.
is one of the series on children that Rader illustrated for
Angelo Patris articles. This is from the January 1950
issue of REDBOOK magazine.
upon a time there were countless magazines all filled with
marvelous illustrations like these. The late lamented days
of great magazine illustration have passed. Certainly there
are many more Rader illustrations out there. We offer a small
sample of them here. This one is for The Turning Point
by Dorothy Palmer, from FAMILY CIRCLE, January 1953. The
July 1958. When Rader changed agencies to Balcourt, his work
began appearing in mens magazines and mens adventure
magazines. For The Impossible Yen by Badrig, he
created a psychiatrist and his patient and hey, wheres
Never Talk To Dead Men by Thiel is from the January
1958 issue of SWANK, one of several issues that year featuring
Rader illustrations. This is a two-page illustration; the
right half of it appears next.
Sept 1958. Collectors have told me theyve found Rader
in FOR MEN ONLY, KEN FOR MEN, MANS, SEE FOR MEN and
December 1958: Raders juvenile delinquent art
for Chicken by Mayers. v
Rader did the cover for the October 1961 issue of TRUE DETECTIVE,
which was shown at the start of this catalog.
from Woman Worth Waiting For in GUY, December
1963. Since GUY reprinted pieces from MANS magazine,
this must have appeared earlier in MANS. If the woman
looks familiar its because Rader has redone the cover
art from Midwood 41, A GIRL CALLED HONEY by Lord & Marshall.
and GUY were published by Pyramid and often recycled art from
Pyramid paperbacks. The illustration below is from Women
Without Shame by Fields in GUY, August 1968. Original
MANS appearance not yet verified. This is familiar to
paperback collectors as the cover of Pyramid G525, NITAS
from The Nude in Snake Swamp in MEN (Oct 1969)
from The Round-Bed Chick MEN, Sept 1969.