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Popular Hot Rodding - Magazine Covers - 1962 to 1972

Popular Hot Rodding was published by Argus Publishers Corporation.  The founder was Gordon Behn, who worked previously for Petersen Publishing as the circulation manager.  The magazine was first printed in June 1962 and continued until 2014.  The magazine was printed in a large format.

Note: this site only covers images from 1962 through 1972. 

PUBLICATION DATA: Popular Hot Rodding had six years of publisher provided net paid circulation data (1965 through 1970).  Growth was about 6.4% annually, and the magazine held the #6 or #7 position based on all automotive titles printed and distributed.

June 1962 Vol 1 No 1 July 1962 Vol 1 No 2 Aug 1962 Vol 1 No 3 Sept 1962 Vol 1 No 4
Oct 1962 Vol 1 No 5 Nov 1962 Vol 1 No 6 Dec 1962 Vol 1 No 7 Jan 1963 Vol 2 No 1
Feb 1963 Vol 2 No 2 Mar 1963 Vol 2 No 3 Apr 1963 Vol 2 No 4 May 1963 Vol 2 No 5
June 1963 Vol 2 No 6 July 1963 Vol 2 No 7 Aug 1963 Vol 2 No 8 Sept 1963 Vol 2 No 9
Oct 1963 Vol 2 No 10 Nov 1963 Vol 2 No 11 Dec 1963 Vol 2 No 12 Jan 1964 Vol 3 No 1
Feb 1964 Vol 3 No 2 Mar 1964 Vol 3 No 3 Apr 1964 Vol 3 No 4 May 1964 Vol 3 No 5
June 1964 Vol 3 No 6 July 1964 Vol 3 No 7 Aug 1964 Vol 3 No 8 Sept 1964 Vol 3 No 9
Oct 1964 Vol 3 No 10 Nov 1964 Vol 3 No 11 Dec 1964 Vol 3 No 12 Jan 1965 Vol 4 No 1
Feb 1965 Vol 4 No 2 Mar 1965 Vol 4 No 3 Apr 1965 Vol 4 No 4 May 1965 Vol 4 No 5
June 1965 Vol 4 No 6 July 1965 Vol 4 No 7 Aug 1965 Vol 4 No 8 Sept 1965 Vol 4 No 9
Oct 1965 Vol 4 No 10 Nov 1965 Vol 4 No 11 Dec 1965 Vol 4 No 12 Jan 1966 Vol 5 No 1
Feb 1966 Vol 5 No 2 Mar 1966 Vol 5 No 3 Apr 1966 Vol 5 No 4 May 1966 Vol 5 No 5
June 1966 Vol 5 No 6 July 1966 Vol 5 No 7 Aug 1966 Vol 5 No 8 Sept 1966 Vol 5 No 9
Oct 1966 Vol 5 No 10 Nov 1966 Vol 5 No 11 Dec 1966 Vol 5 No 12 Jan 1967 Vol 6 No 1
Feb 1967 Vol 6 No 2 Mar 1967 Vol 6 No 3 Apr 1967 Vol 6 No 4 May 1967 Vol 6 No 5
June 1967 Vol 6 No 6 July 1967 Vol 6 No 7 Aug 1967 Vol 6 No 8 Sept 1967 Vol 6 No 9
Oct 1967 Vol 6 No 10 Nov 1967 Vol 6 No 11 Dec 1967 Vol 6 No 12 Jan 1968 Vol 7 No 1
Feb 1968 Vol 7 No 2 Mar 1968 Vol 7 No 3 Apr 1968 Vol 7 No 4 May 1968 Vol 7 No 5
June 1968 Vol 7 No 6 July 1968 Vol 7 No 7 Aug 1968 Vol 7 No 8 Sept 1968 Vol 7 No 9
Oct 1968 Vol 7 No 10 Nov 1968 Vol 7 No 11 Dec 1968 Vol 7 No 12 Jan 1969 Vol 8 No 1
Feb 1969 Vol 8 No 2 Mar 1969 Vol 8 No 3 Apr 1969 Vol 8 No 4 May 1969 Vol 8 No 5
June 1969 Vol 8 No 6 July 1969 Vol 8 No 7 Aug 1969 Vol 8 No 8 Sept 1969 Vol 8 No 9
Oct 1969 Vol 8 No 10 Nov 1969 Vol 8 No 11 Dec 1969 Vol 8 No 12 Jan 1970 Vol 9 No 1
Feb 1970 Vol 9 No 2 Mar 1970 Vol 9 No 3 Apr 1970 Vol 9 No 4 May 1970 Vol 9 No 5
June 1970 Vol 9 No 6 July 1970 Vol 9 No 7 Aug 1970 Vol 9 No 8 Sept 1970 Vol 9 No 9
Oct 1970 Vol 9 No 10 Nov 1970 vol 9 No 11 Dec 1970 Vol 9 No 12 Jan 1971 Vol 10 No 1
Feb 1971 Vol 10 No 2 Mar 1971 Vol 10 No 3 Apr 1971 Vol 10 No 4 May 1971 Vol 10 No 5
June 1971 Vol 10 No 6 July 1971 vol 10 No 7 Aug 1971 Vol 10 No 8 Sept 1971 Vol 10 No 9
Oct 1971 Vol 10 No 10 Nov 1971 Vol 10 No 11 Dec 1971 Vol 10 No 12 Jan 1972 Vol 11 No 1
Feb 1972 Vol 11 No 2 Mar 1972 Vol 11 No 3 Apr 1972 Vol 11 No 4 May 1972 Vol 11 No 5
June 1972 Vol 11 No 6 July 1972 Vol 11 No 7 Aug 1972 Vol 11 No 8 Sept 1972 Vol 11 No 9
 
Oct 1972 Vol 11 No 10 Nov 1972 Vol 11 No 11 Dec 1972 Vol 11 No 12  

 

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