Spicy Detective, June 1938. Cover art by H.J. Ward. “Watch the Lady!” by Robert A. Garron.
Hugh Joseph Ward (1909-1945) painted many of the most sensational and iconic pulp magazine covers in the history of the field. Ward made contributions to the earliest visual images of The Lone Ranger, The Green Hornet, and Superman.
Robert A. Garron wrote detective stories for magazines and paperback collections in the 1930s and 1940s.