Motor Illustrator: Casey Jones
December 1964 cover. On a car sales floor, the dapper salesman opens the passenger door as a wide-eyed young woman dressed in pink, turns to her husband, a man in a brown suit, who reaches for his checkbook from an inside jacket pocket.
Casey Jones was an illustrator from Yonkers, New York, best known for his fifties and sixties pulp fiction covers for such books as Crackers in Bed; Tales for Salesmen; The Zebra Derby; My Flag is Down: The Diary of a New York Taxi Driver; All the Ships at Sea; Just What the Doctor Ordered; Ensign O'Toole and Me; Belvedere; Yankee Storekeeper; The Diamond Bikini; The Feather Merchants; and The Grass is Always Greener. Those images were best characterized as good girl art, wholesome, fresh-faced young girls in slightly racy situations. Jones also did cover art for an illustrated classics comic book in 1961, Jules Verne's Robur the Conqueror. And his illustrations appeared in publications such as The Popular, Everybody's Magazine, Action Stories, North-West Stories, and Outdoor Stories.
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