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Agonizing love : the golden era of romance comics

Author: Michael Barson
Publisher: New York : Harper Design, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Agonizing Love is a rich anthology of those legendary romance comic books that once filled newsstands to overflowing during their heyday in the 1940s and '50s. "I Craved His Kisses," "With Hate in My Heart," "Kisses Came Second," "Flame of Jealousy," "Was I a Wicked Wife?": these stories are just a taste of the absolutely riveting dramas that play out in the sob-racked pages of this evocative collection.-Publisher.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Barson
ISBN: 9780061807343 0061807346
OCLC Number: 367421510
Description: 208 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: What we talk about when we talk about love (comics) --
With open arms! : Bliss --
Love vampire : Jealousy and betrayal --
It was too late for love : Despair --
Heartbreak on my honeymoon : Marriage hell --
Gang sweetheart : Class struggles.
Responsibility: Michael Barson.

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A book that contains more than 250 illustrations comprised of great vintage covers, a selection of juicy stories reproduced in full, advice columns, and advertising.  Read more...

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