People often ask why I have so many magazines like this. One answer is that it isn't easy considering I refuse to pay more than $5 for anything like this. The real explanation is that it's an accumulation of four decades of hoarding.
This is the first issue of Pow from July 1966, a publication of Bob Sproul's Humor-Vision, Inc., later known as Major Magazines, part of the Cracked family before they decided to repackage companion titles with the Cracked name.
This was the cover by John Severin
1)Dr. Kildare, 2)Ben Casey, 3)Elvis Presley?, 4)?, 5)?, 6)Dan Blocker, 7)Larry Storch, 8)?, 9)Tareyton smoker, 10)?, 11)?, 12)?, 13)?, 14)Don Adams, 15)?, 16)Lawrence Welk, 17)Chet Huntley, 18)Paul McCartney, 19)Ringo Starr, 20)Jackie Gleason, 21)Jonathan Winters, 22)David Brinkley, 23)?, 24)Ed Sullivan, 25)?, 26)Robert Vaughn, 27)?, 28)Johnny Carson, 29)?, 30)?, 31)?, 32)Ted Cassidy, 33)David McCallum.
Alfred Hitchcock Presents from Zany in 1958.
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