Cheri magazine in 1978:
The Third Year – An Issue by Issue Guide

Cheri magazine in 1978: <br />The Third Year – An Issue by Issue Guide

We continue our review of the history of east coast publication Cheri, looking at the magazine’s third year in business: 1978.

These issues include articles and photo spreads with Annie Sprinkle, Cherry Bomb, Jill Monro, Honeysuckle Divine, Fanne Foxe, and many more.

Fully digitized copies of each Cheri magazine can be found in the article below. You can find The Rialto Report’s growing collection of digitized resources by choosing Library in our site menu. 

Click on the covers below to access the full magazines. Due to the fact that the magazines are scanned in high definition, allow time for each page to load. If you are viewing on a phone, view in landscape orientation.

Magazines are fully searchable; use the icon displayed in each magazine to search by keyword.

Publications are being shared here purely for the purpose of research. They should not to be used or reproduced for any commercial gain.

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Cheri: The Complete 1978 Issues

January 1978 (Vol 2, No. 6)
(click on cover to view full magazine)

Contents:

Cheri -Interview with photographer Eric Kane
-Best swing ads
-Annie Sprinkle limericks
-Model pictorial by Ed Seeman
-Portrait of punk band ‘The Sick Fucks’
-Cheri’s crusade for nude beaches
-Two years of Midnight Blue

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February 1978 (Vol 2, No. 7)
(click on cover to view full magazine)

Contents:

Cheri -Best swing ads
-Atlantic City pussy pageant
-Cherry Bomb & The Dead Boys
-Moral depravity quiz
Veri Knotty pictorial
-The Happy Cookers pictorial
-Nancy & The Slits – a punk rock legend
-Model pictorial by Ed Seeman
-Fire Island nude beach

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March 1978 (Vol 2, No. 8)
(click on cover to view full magazine)

Contents:

Cheri -Best swing ads
-Erotic bakery
Jill Monro profile
-Black’s beach battle
-Jimmy Angel & fan pictorial
-Loretta Lou profile
-Wendy O. Williams profile
-A secretary’s revenge
-Flashing in Frisco

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April 1978 (Vol 2, No. 9)
(click on cover to view full magazine)

Contents:

Cheri -The continuing saga of Jill Monro
Plato’s Retreat party
Honeysuckle Divine profile
-The Ballad of Queen Adrena
Al Goldstein wrestling match

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May 1978 (Vol 2, No. 10)
(click on cover to view full magazine)

Contents:

Cheri -Jill Monro: how to be a woman
-The Swinging Turtles
-Diana Hardy profile
-Puritan profile
-Miss Vickie submits
-Hooker & ladder
-How men’s mags humiliate models
-Jane Gross profile
-Queen of the fanzines
-Miss Mash-Punk

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June 1978 (Vol 2, No. 11)
(click on cover to view full magazine)

Contents:

Cheri -Gail Palmer column
-Best swing ads
-69 ways to do the dirty deed
-June 1978 Hustler insert
-Eating out on the sex circuit

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July 1978 (Vol 2, No. 12)
(click on cover to view full magazine)

Contents:

Cheri -Best swing ads
-Joan Collins profile
-Cherry Bomb gives Motorhead

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August 1978 (Vol 3, No. 1)
(click on cover to view full magazine)

Contents:

Cheri -Jaye P. Morgone profile
-The erotic adventures of Gail Palmer
-Best swing ads
-Nona Hendryx profile
-Fellatio follies
-Cherry Bomb & The Young Ones
-The best cocksucker in the world
-Ilah Davis profile

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September 1978 (Vol 3, No. 2)
(click on cover to view full magazine)

Contents:

Cheri -Sex in Poland
-Best swing ads
-The great vibrator test
Annie Sprinkle portraits

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October 1978 (Vol 3, No. 3)
(click on cover to view full magazine)

Contents:

Cheri -Best swing ads
-Erotic isometrics
-Model pictorials

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November 1978 (Vol 3, No. 4)
(click on cover to view full magazine)

Contents:

Cheri Fanne Foxe answers letters
-S/M report
-Miss Nude World

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December 1978 (Vol 3, No. 5)
(click on cover to view full magazine)

Contents:

Cheri -Best swing ad
-Getting down with Irwin Corey
-Cheri calendar girls
-Church of Satan

 

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  • Posted On: 1st March 2020
  • By: Ashley West
  • Under: Articles

10 Comments

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  2. HRJ · March 1, 2020 Reply

    One by one you are presenting a near complete collection of adult film-related magazines from the golden era. This is a goldmine for the rest of us.
    Who does this????? This is a crazy endeavor!!!!

    But thank YOU for doing it. Brilliant work!!!

  3. Joe · March 1, 2020 Reply

    The world would be a poorer place without this frigiin’ website. That’s no lie.

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  5. DubipR · March 1, 2020 Reply

    Whatever happened to Cheri Bomb? I always loved her pictorials and articles. She was truly a wild woman!

  6. Broken Arrows · March 5, 2020 Reply

    This is great stuff! These vintage mags are a fascinating look back at the culture. Plus, there are a lot of great surprises like the article and pictorial of the late Tammy Ward in one of the 1976 issues.

    Belated thanks also for some of the interviews, like Jerry Butler (R.I.P.), Keisha, and Barbara Dare. Great Web site overall.

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