One of the goals that I set myself with SFFaudio was to always add a picture to a post. That’s a tough job sometimes. Like right now for instance – I’m working on a post about CBS Radio Workshop. Because it was a radio show, rather than a TV show, there are no screengrabs to be found. I could make something up, of course, and have done so – more often than I’d like – but the ideal would be to find something to ground that art. I want it for whatever logo or typeface they included mostly because there would be more historicity to it than whatever I can slap together. Somebody in the CBS Radio Workshop publicity department, for instance, probably did up some print advertising at some point. That art would be in a magazine or newspaper somewhere – but finding that magazine or newspaper can be pretty tough. This is ever my problem.
These days, when I do a Google Image search for whatever it is I’m looking for, I too often find myself looking at some art that I made. To solve this problem I plan on archiving some of the finds I make – for my own future reference (and for anyone else too). In doing this publicly I am asking for your help.
Does anybody have a scan of an advertisement for the CBS Radio Workshop?
Here’s my fist contribution (from the Spring 1957 issue of Space Science Fiction) three full page advertisements for:
“The Fine Art Of Eating” with Vincent Price
“Sportopics” with Russ Hodges
“The Windup” featuring Private Eye, Ed Noon with Chester Morris
“American Agent” with Lee Bowman
“Our Heritage” with Westbrook Van Voorhis
“Gag Bag” with Peter Donald
“The Frightened” with Boris Karloff
“Your Economy” with T.H. Mitchell, L.L. B., PH.D.
“This Age Of Ours” with Quentin Reynolds
X Minus One ad from the April 1956 issue of Galaxy Science Fiction:
Here’s an X Minus One advertizement that appeared in Galaxy magazine’s May 1956 issue:
Here’s an X Minus One advertizement that appeared in Galaxy magazine’s February 1958 issue:
Here’s an ad, perhaps the very first, for X Minus One that appeared in the September 1955 issue of Astounding:
Here’s an ad for X Minus One that appeared in the September 1955 issue of Astounding:
Here’s an ad for X Minus One that appeared in the November 1955 issue of Astounding:
An X Minus One advertizement from Astounding’s January 1956 issue:
X Minus One is “BACK ON THE AIR” – from Galaxy, August 1957:
Here’s an ad for The Shadow radio show that appeared in the January 1954 issue of Astounding:
Ad for The Shadow from Astounding August 1952:
An ad for The Shadow from Astounding January 1952:
Ad for The Shadow radio show from Astounding January 1953:
Here’s a familiar looking ad (it uses art recycled from The Shadow) for Nick Carter, Master Detective on the Mutual Network:
Stay Tuned For Terror – illustration by Dolgov from Weird Tales, September 1945:
Dimension X ad from Astounding Science Fiction’s August 1951 issue:
Dimension X ad from from Astounding July 1951:
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