“Go ahead. Make her day.”
You might say these images glamorize (even eroticize) deadly weapons… and you’d be right. It was a different time. Let’s have a look at an unhealthy level of that dangerous combination of girls + guns pulled from pop culture ephemera from mid-century through the 1980s.
From record sleeves to pulp fiction, from men’s magazines to book jackets, the sexy woman and her gun is one of the most prevalent images in vintage pop culture.