This is THE iconic must-have Muhammud Ali Esquire magazine! This is the controversial Muhammad Ali cover that led to him being stripped of his heavyweight title and banned from fighting. The image depicts Ali as Saint Sebastian who was martyred after converting to Christianity. Tied to a stake and shot at with 6 arrows.
He survived, went out into the street and helped a blind girl regain her sight by converting her to Christianity. The idea for this shot came about after Ali refused to join the. US Armys fight in the Vietnam War because of his recent conversion to Islam. Cover design by the great art director George Lois and Carl Fischer.A spectacular Art Kane photographic essay entitled An Introduction to Soul - see pic. Why Dean Rusk thinks he's right. Cassius Clay talks about his exile. Most Swinging GOLF section ever, 17 pages.
Pill habits of the stars. Truly fascinating feature on the. That will bend your brain with regards to the history of the Vietnam war.. Packed with vintage American car adverts throughout. The photograph is of the actual magazine.This is virtually mint, the cover has one barely noticeable blemish, being over 50 years old. Cover otherwise bright ad clean, spine perfect, complete! Even rarer - this edition retains the original fold-back card that advertises the contents!
We are happy to combine orders and pass on the savings to you. The item "MUHAMMAD ALI Carl Fischer ART KANE Vietnam SOUL Golf ESQUIRE magazine April 1968" is in sale since Thursday, October 8, 2020. This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Magazines\Men's".magazines" and is located in London. This item can be shipped worldwide.