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Weird Love Vol. 6: So This Is Love!


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Description

We don't mind if you read these romance comics sincerely.

From the publisher:

Deranged, outrageous, oddball, kitchy, crazy, depraved, and essential romance comics from the 1950s and '60s.

Off-beat stories abound in this celebration of the lurid and sometimes sleazy history of romance comic books. Edited and packaged by Eisner Award-winner Craig Yoe.

Punk rock star and graphic novelist Rebecca Sevrin introduces these LOL bizarro, lurid, and looney romance comic book stories from the 1950s, '60s, and beyond! Your jaw will drop over the WTF wacky pulp fiction with...

- COMMIES in Iron Curtain Romance!
- KOOKY TEENAGERS hot for teacher in Too Young for Love!
- SWINGERS in the appropriately titled Swingers!
- AND the cover story So This Is Love!

Twenty mind-blowing stories in all, plus a cover gallery!

Art by Art Cappello, Art Gates, Bill Montes, Bob Powell, Charles Nicholas, Dick Giordano, Emil Gershwin, John Forgione, Ken Bald, Norman Nodel, Ogden Whitney, Sam Citron, Vince Alascia, Vince Colletta, Walter Johnson.

Vice magazine has called Craig Yoe the Indiana Jones of comics historians. Publishers Weekly says he's the archivist of the ridiculous and the sublime and calls his work brilliant. The Onion calls him the celebrated designer, The Library Journal, a comics guru. BoingBoing hails him a fine cartoonist and a comic book historian of the first water. Yoe was Creative Director/Vice President/ General Manager of Jim Henson's Muppets, and a Creative Director at Nickelodeon and Disney. Craig has won an Eisner Award and the Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators.

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Condition & Attributes

Fine, issued without dustjacket

Publishing Information

San Diego
Yoe Books / IDW
2018
1st
9781684050208

Physical Description

9.9 inches
7.6 inches
160 pages
color
Hardcover
faux leather spine, pictorial boards
English