If you're a fan of the romance comic genre, don't hesitate to pick this up. In a valentineto a bygone era, perfect for fans of modern love stories, Archie comics,and series like Strangers in Paradise , pop-culture expert Michael Barson celebrates the stories that captivated the Americanimagination during the s and s. Obviously, Michael Barson loves this stuff, and revels in the over-the-top, now-unbelievable cosmic levels of sexism inherent in the genre, and I enjoyed the tone of his commentaries. These may have other minor imperfections. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Some folks have faulted the book for poor layout, mostly because the artwork is presented as facsimiles of the original blurry, yellow-paged newsprint comic books.
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A History of American Romance Comics. Agonizing Love is a rich anthology of those legendary romance comic books that once filled newsstands to overflowing during their heyday in the s and '50s. And also nothing from DC or Archie Comics. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Real Life Secrets Each book will be scanned front and back for your condition inspection. Some folks have faulted the book for poor layout, mostly because the artwork is presented as facsimiles of the original blurry, yellow-paged newsprint comic books.