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#13: Mel Shestack: Magazine Management Trickster
Episode 1311th January 2019 • Tales of... by Josh Alan Friedman • Josh Alan Friedman
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A legend among his peers at the old men’s adventure magazines, Mel Shestack made people believe the impossible. And anyone who fell for his “gentle cons” felt privileged afterward.

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True Action, one of the many magazines published each month by Magazine Management


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Bruce Jay Friedman at Magazine Management

Mel Shestack presenting a fake mock-up cover to Bruce Jay Friedman at Bruce’s Magazine Management retirement in 1966.

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Cartoon drawn by Mel Shestack. Letter to Josh Alan Friedman

A Mel Shestack cartoon on a letter to Josh


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