Monday, October 6, 2008

Judge Magazine, 1924


Perhaps Bolles' best cover for Judge, the magazine where he got his start in 1914. For a while the publishers of Judge also owned Film Fun, which truly launched Bolles into the public eye, but they sold it to stave off bankruptcy (which eventually happened, anyway). George Delacorte Jr. bought Film Fun, hired Norman Anthony to rework it in a more humorous vein and it was Anthony who probably hired Bolles to become the magazine's exclusive cover artist for the next 20 years. Film Fun, by the way, did well for Delacorte, earning an average 100 grand in profit annually.

4 comments:

Mariana said...

Terrific!

Jack R said...

Thanks Mariana. I'm glad to be back on-line. You know there will be more.
Jack

Leif Peng said...

Great to see you once again staking out some virtual territory for yourself and Mr. Bolles, Jack - congrats!

Jack R said...

Well hi Leif,
I was planning to email you about my new blog but you beat me to it.
Thanks for your support.
Jack