These GGA cartoon playing cards were printed by Crown Distributing, Inc. in “?”. Poker size.
I don’t have any official information about the cartoonist. But in accordance with rumors the artist can be Bill Wenzel (a cartoonist best known as a widely published GGA*** artist for men’s magazines).
CLUBS (without The Ace of Clubs)
***Good girl art (GGA) is found in drawings or paintings which feature a strong emphasis on attractive women no matter what the subject or situation. GGA was most commonly featured in comic books, pulp magazines and crime fiction. When cited as an art movement, it is usually capitalized as Good Girl Art. The term describes the work of illustrators skilled at creating sexy female figure art (depicting an attractive young woman, usually in skimpy or form-fitting clothing). The term Good Girl Art (with all initial capitals) was coined in the early 1970s by veteran comic book dealer and The Comic Book Price Guide advisor David T. Alexander, formerly co-owner of the American Comic Book Company. GGA can often be called Pin-Up (but these are not the same art movements). more…
This blog thanks Mark Anderson from the bottom of its soft heart for the pictures of these playing cards.