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Smart Broads and Tough Guys: The Strange World of Vintage Paperbacks

It all started with Lance Casebeer.
In the late 60s, a man with a name that sounded as if it’d come straight from a cheap crime novel started collecting old paperbacks. Casebeer, who’d once been a comic book dealer, traded one expendable pop culture item for another, and in 1976 he [...]