The Press: New Bottles

In its 90 years, Street & Smith has conceived and killed a fabulous brood of magazines. Last week this hoary outfit, king of the Deadeye Dick market in the gaslit days, unwrapped its first package designed for the neon-lit postwar world.

Out to newsstands went the September issue of Pic, completely redesigned. Readers of the previous dime, 50-page Pic, which was full of sleazy cheesecake, will hardly recognize the old girl in her new hairdo. The magazine has a new editor—tall, boyish Victor H. Wagner—and he has an assignment to make Pic straighten up...