Physique Pictorial vol. 9, #2, Summer [released September] 1959: Steve Reeves cover
Los Angeles: Athletic Model Guild, 1959. Magazine. 32p. including covers, 5.5x8.5 inches, illustrated with b&w reproductions of artworks and photos by various artists, very good digest-size magazine in stapled pictorial wraps.
Cover of Steve Reeves as Hercules. Notice inside that issue numbers 8:4 and 9:1 were incorrectly numbered on inside as 8:8 and 9:9. Cover numbers correct. Bob Mizer was the editor, publisher and primary photographer of the digest men's magazine. If one looks very closely between and below the b&w photos of bodybuilders in posing pouches one will find commentary on the art, the models, gay rights, law, religion and more by Mizer.