If you're dying to know the answer, you might find it if you pick up one of the comics that Marvel released to promote the show. One side of the magazine consisted of the wholesome Newhart-esque version, and the other showed the Liefeldian nightmare-scape ... which was indistinguishable from some of the grimdark drivel Marvel was putting out.
Hugh Hefner Printed Marilyn Monroe's Nudes When She Got Famous
Jennifer Lawrence, Kim Kardashian, Hulk Hogan, Scarlett Johansson, Leslie Jones, Kate Middleton -- the number of celebrities who have had their nude pictures leaked online is so long that we need to stop or risk becoming even more despondent about the state of the human condition. Of course, minus the "online" part, this isn't a new thing, and you can blame noted feminist icon [citation extremely needed] Hugh Hefner for it.
Back in 1949, when she was a struggling actress with bills to pay, Marilyn Monroe agreed to pose nude for a pinup photographer for the princely sum of $50. She did it under the fake name of "Mona Monroe" out of nervousness, and (as she described it in a later interview) shame, although she could have picked a better alias. Like "Amos McGillicuddy," or something.
The photos were sold to a calendar company, which in 1953 would then sell one of the nude images (plus a clothed one) to a certain Hugh Hefner for some pokey-ass magazine he was putting together. By this point, Monroe had become a star, and so Hefner knew that putting her on the front cover -- and guaranteeing punters the chance to see some skin -- would be a license to print money. It was.
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