Walter Popp

Comic artist (1940s) turned to paperbacks and macho mags in the 50s. Slick cover work (and occasional stories) for Stag, For Men Only, True Detective, Amazing Stories, Man's Illustrated, Fantastic Adventures, Startling Stories, Male, Thrilling Wonder Stories, Master Detective, Man's World. Adept at hard-boiled detective and crime paperbacks, westerns, and sci-fi, in his later years he was a respected gothic and romance novel cover painter. Popp ended his career by teaming up with his wife and fellow artist, Marie (whom he met when they were students at the Art Studnts League in 1946), to created a series of giclée digital prints (Marie was a fashion artist and model during the 40s).