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boham80
03-27-2006, 03:13 AM
;ro i think GENT magazine, was the best Big Tit publication,
of the 1980?s, what do you think..

GoinBlind
03-27-2006, 04:07 AM
Hmmm. There were an awful lot of great ones in the 80's. Fling, Juggs, the Parliment(sp) publications, Mayfair, lots of the British mags were also very good. But, yeah, I agree. Gent introduced so many of my favorites I'll always have a soft spot for it.

peter81965
03-27-2006, 07:21 AM
i never really thought that there were that many big tits on show in Mayfair. Late seventies i remember having one great French mag which was called, i seem to remember Globes.

doctorx
03-27-2006, 07:43 AM
Gent was the best one for big tits in the seventies, when I started reading adult magazines. Roxanne Brewer, Arlene Bell, Roberta Pedon, Uschi Digard, Suzanne Pritchard and others were all regulars in that mag and that's where I first saw all of them. I still have a few tattered copies from the seventies in my collection.

The BUF swinger was pretty good but at some point they started featuring "plumpers", most of which I didn't care for. Other magazines like Mayfair and even Hustler had an issue once in a while that featured girls with big breasts but the norm for them were the "less endowed" women.

One thing I have to say about modern mens magazines is that the quality is far better than the old days. Way back when the only mags that had good glossy pictures were Playboy and Penthouse. The so-called "lesser" mags, like Gent, had a lot of B&W pics and whether color or B&W they just weren't very sharp. Of course, back then a big tit magazine cost a dollar on the average compared to six or seven bucks today, and the girls weren't siliconed frankenbabes like the modern big breast girls.

Sigh. Times sure change.

shadowwolf
03-27-2006, 02:10 PM
One thing I have to say about modern mens magazines is that the quality is far better than the old days. Way back when the only mags that had good glossy pictures were Playboy and Penthouse. The so-called "lesser" mags, like Gent, had a lot of B&W pics and whether color or B&W they just weren't very sharp. Of course, back then a big tit magazine cost a dollar on the average compared to six or seven bucks today, and the girls weren't siliconed frankenbabes like the modern big breast girls.

Sigh. Times sure change.

No guff outta me on that one, Dr.X. For good material on the 'All Natural'' look, I go to Becky LeBeau's website, originally called "SoftBodies".

Too many 'silly-cone'' models out there these days for my tastes.

charliels531
03-29-2006, 07:46 PM
No disagreement from me, although the various "one-shot" magazines Parliament News did were great for in-depth uncoverage. They were "one-shot", although PN did several issues of "Robin" (Roberta Pedon) and did more than one of several models.

Fling was good for a kind of niche; Arv Miller was famous for re-naming almost every model Fling ran: He named Roberta Pedon "Melody O'Hare" (which, I have been told, was an alias she occasionally used); he named Mary Waters "Danni Fabroso; I think he used two different names for Arlene Bell.

Gem was a healthy offshoot from Gent. I saw a copy of Gent a few years ago; it was full of siliconized Barbie dolls. Too bad. I've heard they hired a new editor who has said that he wants to get back to the magazine's roots, whatever that means.

geocor
03-30-2006, 12:23 AM
Gent was a great one in the 70s & up to the late 80s.Gem,Juggs,Buff,&Adam,amoung a other few were very good in that era too.All that silly puty in tits are what f'd up most of them.The best IMO now is Voluptuous all natural big hitters!

winger
03-30-2006, 07:53 AM
I always loved the Parliament mags "304 big juggs" or some such name. Every page was a cavalcade of cuties. The one drawback was wishing to see the entire shoot that a particular pic came from...a quest that continues on to this day. My particular "wish list" would contain the girl/girl layouts of Olga and of Karen Brown of which I have only found a few pics here and there over the years.

iggo
04-01-2006, 07:16 PM
Definitely Gent. That's the mag that introduced me to Lisa Deleeuw. Yay!

tygrkhat40
04-07-2006, 11:21 PM
Oh yeah, Gent in the 80's was the best IMHO. They gave us a lot of Cindy Nelson, Joyce Patrick (aka Julia Parton), Laura Sands, Barbara Alton, Debbie Jordan, Millie Minchen, Trinity Loren, Keisha, Mel Penny...I could go on and on.

Beamer66
07-24-2009, 12:45 PM
Oh yeah, Gent in the 80's was the best IMHO. They gave us a lot of Cindy Nelson, Joyce Patrick (aka Julia Parton), Laura Sands, Barbara Alton, Debbie Jordan, Millie Minchen, Trinity Loren, Keisha, Mel Penny...I could go on and on.

:smile:Gent was one of my big favorites but Parliament came out in the 70's with the Sherrie series ( I think there was four of them published ) all on Uschi
Digard. That was great pictures.

booblover
08-10-2009, 04:34 PM
GENT is my favorite, I have lots of back issues. It was best in the 80's and early 90's; after that it got into too many fake tits.

Quaker
08-21-2009, 03:47 PM
GENT is my favorite, I have lots of back issues. It was best in the 80's and early 90's; after that it got into too many fake tits.
Gent was the best of the late 80s (when I got started in porn). I think right about in 1990 is when they went down hill. But in the late 80s I really wonder how they found all those megahot 'girl next door' types. All natural. They just dont make them like that anymore.

rad2927
08-22-2009, 06:42 AM
Gent was great in the 70's and 80's with a great variety off body types and mix of new and well known models. It went downhill in the 90's when Score took off with better quality of printing.

burpman
08-26-2009, 05:20 PM
Agree with the other posters about 1990 being the cut off date, it seems that both Gent and Juggs went to the silicone factory right at the turn of the decade. GEM wasn't too bad even until the late 1980's. Somewhere in the mid to late 80's, BUF went from pleasantly plump to porcine. The Tozerward mags were great even until the mid 90's. They featured many natural models in the Peaches, Amazon and 50+ stables but sadly they are hard to find nowadays.

WDD
08-27-2009, 09:09 PM
About Gent magazine in the 1970s and 1980s.

Uh, right.

Almost everybody here has said what I would have said. It's like a collective consciousness speaking with one voice.

It would have been nice if Gent's editors only understood their readers' preferences circa 1990. Come to think of it, the principal editors at Gent, Bruce Arthur and John C. Fox, both went to Score magazine around then. And I guess the replacement editors saw the post-Burlesque nightclub trend of bleached blond silicone strippers with silly stage names (Okay, I know real vintage freaks will say that there were many strippers in past decades with silly names, but by 1990 the names got silliER) and decided to cash in on the easy pickings. That unfortunately is the equivalent of today's lazy reporters who simply report what they see on the Internet, instead of going out there, seeing places close-up, and interviewing people on the scene to find out what happened. Probably not many photographers and their scouts would go out on the street, discover a new busty beauty, and persuade her to pose au naturel.

BEAUABER237
11-01-2009, 12:54 AM
;ro i think GENT magazine, was the best Big Tit publication,
of the 1980?s, what do you think..

It was shit.

BEAUABER237
11-01-2009, 12:57 AM
Too bad. I've heard they hired a new editor who has said that he wants to get back to the magazine's roots, whatever that means.

As paper is made from wood pulp, pesumably he is talking tree roots:biggrin:

milkmaniac
11-07-2009, 09:25 AM
What does a comment like this add to the conversation? Why do you feel that way?


It was shit.

oldgrowth
11-07-2009, 05:57 PM
In my opinion, back when John Fox was the editor, Gent was the best. Every issue was packed with every type of voluptuous, buxom, bbw woman imaginable. Whatever your particular flavor, it was in there. The production was better than Gem, Fling and BUF.
I also think that John Fox carried that tradition when he started up Voluptuous. It's still decent, but lately it seems the majority of the spreads are a voluptuous gal with lots of tattoos and piercings going bannanas on a dildo. That stuff is nice occassionally, but it's nice to mix it up with a little tantalizing teasing like lingerie and bra shots etc. etc.
Maybe he needs to start another mag.

babyface
11-07-2009, 08:47 PM
The best part of Gent in the late 1980's was "Candid Corner," if that's what it was called. I got a black gf (Tinnea McGriff 38F) to publish some pics in there. That was also how Africa Sexx and Leza Cruz started. The Good Old Days!

big89hiker
10-07-2010, 02:30 PM
Totally agree with you about the change in the early nineties - the models weren't as natural, and they left mixing beautifully natural plump models and stuck to 'professional' looking women.

Hey, do you remember when Peg Moore was introduced in late '83? She was in the Nov.'83 issue, then 2/84,/11/84, 12/84, 5/85, 7/85, 11/85, 12/85, and 1/86 from what I have found - plus, she had a move called 'Peg Moore Again' after taking a bit part in Big Busty 14. No one has old stock of those Gents - humbly request scan and post of Peg Moore if you would wish to share.

sub006
10-08-2010, 07:51 PM
It was shit.

Don't be so reserved, tell us what you REALLY think.

magnut
10-08-2010, 09:47 PM
BUF started out (1968) as The Swinger and then was called The BUF* Swinger (* Big Up Front) and then around 1980 was just BUF. A couple years later they went into plumper mode. There was a 1960s mag called Monsieur which near the end of its run started calling itself Monsieur/The Swinger but I don't know if it's the same title with a genre shift to big breasts.

I think GEM was a continuation of a title originally called JEM.

magnut
10-08-2010, 09:53 PM
Actually, I heard that there was a real Melody O'Hare who was a school classmate of Roberta Pedon. Of course you can't believe everything you read or hear on the internet.

Sebastian Weetabix
01-22-2011, 11:22 PM
I think that the Tozerward mags were the best: Amazons, Bounce, Peaches, 50+ and so on.

Raw, juddering greatness.

hill327
01-23-2011, 06:36 AM
Gent was tied for #1 with Fling for me. And Fling only got the tie thanks to picks of Virginia Bell.

Grundy
08-02-2011, 12:23 PM
Gent was my first introduction to Uschi Digard, Candy Samples, Roberta Pedon and the artwork of Otis Sweat. Whom, btw, ought to have had a book out by now with all his gorgeous illustrations but thats just imho.

LovBustyWomen
08-05-2011, 11:04 PM
Gent was the first thing outside of the Bunny Mag where I found models more to my liking. Big Massive Breasts! I was SO happy! Later I found BUF, Fling and Juggs.

sub006
08-06-2011, 04:55 PM
I think the long-defunct "Scoop" magazine deserves a mention, it had limited availability I think because it appeared to be a foreign publication. It was filled with breast quantity rather than quality, and sometimes that's what you want to see.

magnut
08-06-2011, 09:59 PM
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No disagreement from me, although the various "one-shot" magazines Parliament News did were great for in-depth uncoverage. They were "one-shot", although PN did several issues of "Robin" (Roberta Pedon) and did more than one of several models.

Fling was good for a kind of niche; Arv Miller was famous for re-naming almost every model Fling ran: He named Roberta Pedon "Melody O'Hare" (which, I have been told, was an alias she occasionally used); he named Mary Waters "Danni Fabroso; I think he used two different names for Arlene Bell.

Gem was a healthy offshoot from Gent. I saw a copy of Gent a few years ago; it was full of siliconized Barbie dolls. Too bad. I've heard they hired a new editor who has said that he wants to get back to the magazine's roots, whatever that means.


Another version I've heard is that Melody O'Hare was a real high school classmate of Roberta, and (of course) Arv Miller applied the name to Roberta.

Silicone started infiltrating Gent around 1990; by 1992 it had taken over the magazine and I wrote off that title.

Zasco
08-07-2011, 07:40 AM
I may have mentioned a long time ago how I started off collecting Penthouse in the late summer of 1972. From there, I went on to Oui, Gallery, Jaguar, Duke, Mr., Sir! and a few other of the "mini-mags" such as PIC, Foto-Rama and Bold before I discovered some of E-GO Enterprises' titles such as Debonair, Man's Delight and Man's Pleasure (where I first viewed two of my favorites, the aforementioned Vicki Knight, and Tina Peters, among others).

But it was in the autumn of 1975 when I first discovered Gent, and I was hooked. Gent was just what I'd been looking for! I immediately fell in love with ALL of the chesty beauties, like Julie Vella (aka Julie Parks), Penny Pontoons Ellington, Karen Brown, Lisa DeLeeuw, Sylvia McFarland, and a lot of others who appeared in that magazine. I then found out about the existence of BUF Swinger (now just BUF), Gem, Fling, Cavalier and the entire Challenge Publications' roster of magazines.

But I agree...nowadays these magazines just aren't as good as they used to be, I've seen how much silicone has appeared in Gent recently. I have picked up a copy of Gent since at least 1995 or so.

winger
08-07-2011, 12:17 PM
With almost everyone having access to the internet its amazing that magazines exist at all.

Zasco
08-07-2011, 04:30 PM
You're right. And I'm very happy that I discovered this site two years ago, I've found pics by Karen Brown and others that I haven't seen in decades. :)

Zasco
08-08-2011, 11:07 AM
Correction...that should have read, "I haven't picked up a copy of Gent since 1995 or so..."

ranerane
08-22-2011, 02:46 AM
I may have mentioned a long time ago how I started off collecting Penthouse in the late summer of 1972. From there, I went on to Oui, Gallery, Jaguar, Duke, Mr., Sir! and a few other of the "mini-mags" such as PIC, Foto-Rama and Bold before I discovered some of E-GO Enterprises' titles such as Debonair, Man's Delight and Man's Pleasure (where I first viewed two of my favorites, the aforementioned Vicki Knight, and Tina Peters, among others).

But it was in the autumn of 1975 when I first discovered Gent, and I was hooked. Gent was just what I'd been looking for! I immediately fell in love with ALL of the chesty beauties, like Julie Vella (aka Julie Parks), Penny Pontoons Ellington, Karen Brown, Lisa DeLeeuw, Sylvia McFarland, and a lot of others who appeared in that magazine. I then found out about the existence of BUF Swinger (now just BUF), Gem, Fling, Cavalier and the entire Challenge Publications' roster of magazines.

But I agree...nowadays these magazines just aren't as good as they used to be, I've seen how much silicone has appeared in Gent recently. I have picked up a copy of Gent since at least 1995 or so.

Zasco

I could have written this myself as my experience was almost exactly the same.
I discovered Gent in about 75 also though I had bought a few copes before it changed somehow in the mid 70s and stayed my primary magazine through the early 90s. It was the one magazine that was a no-brainer when I visited a newsstand- I would carefully consider other magazines but for a time I always got Gent. Gent started fading for me by 92 or so which was about when Voluptuous came out which became the new no-brainer.

I'm glad you mentioned Challenge publications as the published so many great titles in the early 70s - Most of my collection from that time consisted of different Challenge pub titles.

Zasco
08-23-2011, 05:05 PM
That's incredible, Ranerane. Thanks for your response. I still think that the classics are the best.

ranerane
08-23-2011, 08:31 PM
That's incredible, Ranerane. Thanks for your response. I still think that the classics are the best.



I used to spend a good bit of money on magazines. I lived different places and at one time I lived in the country and would have to drive to a bigger city to buy magazines- Id try to go every month but couldn't always. When I did Id go to a news stand and buy a number of issues. big breasts were almost always the criteria though in the early 70s when they were just starting to show hair a girls finger in her pussy was a buy incentive.

I kept almost everything I bought and it became a pretty big collection had a slight challenge keeping it out of sight. Just getting the magazines out became something of a ritual. That's something you don't have today with computers but in a way it made it more fun, all the steps involved with taking the box or boxes out and going through them to favorite pictorials.

Did you keep yours?

I don't have my collection anymore - had to get rid of it about 10 years ago.