Colleen Moore and Mickey Rooney in 1927’s Orchids and Ermine. this was Rooney’s first full length feature, at age 7(!!), and he was playing a midget!!!!
Vincent Price by Carl Van Vechten, 1939
Once upon a time, a top level editor at DC Comics didn’t like my work. He’s not there anymore.
But when he was there, my work was declared girly, inkers were ordered to make my art look more masculine, and any stray signs of estrogen were rejected outright. Including an…
AURORA: 1975 KAR-A-A-ATE MEN Martial Arts Game
of or relating to the eating of human flesh.
Etymology: from Greek mythology - Thyestes, son of Pelops and brother of Atreus who unwittingly ate the flesh of his children.
don’t forget these
From the wiki:
"Tony Sansone (1905–1987) was an Italian-American bodybuilder and model. …In the mid 1920s, Sansone began studying dance as an exercise. He was selected by Alexandre Gavrilov to perform in "Ballet Moderne" which debuted on April 10, 1928. He also toured with Polish-Yugoslavian ballet dancer Desha Podgorska. His dance career was cut short by a knee accident, but the training influenced his style of posing.
…Sansone was photographed mainly in the nude, and was celebrated for his creative posing. Although naturally tan, Sansone enhanced his “bronze” look with body makeup. Charles Atlas called him ‘The Most Beautiful Man in America.’ Physical-culture historian David Gentle has said, ‘If Sansone had been born in Greek antiquity, he would have been immortalized as a god’.”