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I have a new favorite blog

Oh snap!

Oh snap!

It’s called Sequential Crush and it’s devoted to romance comics, specifically romance comics published during the 1960s and 70s. This is no ironic, “oh weren’t those old comics corny” smarm-blog, but a loving and occasionally fascinating look at the genre. For example:

Last night while working on my presentation for San Diego (which involves a lot of scanning), I came across this spectacular example of “love story graffiti” which I just have to share. In this particular case the pages of the book itself were not altered, but there was an addition made to the book! In between the pages of My Love #3 (January 1969) were these scathing words…

Click on the link to see what the mystery note contained. I’m certainly not going to spoil anything.


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Thank you so much Chris for the shout-out! I am glad you are enjoying it! The romance comics of the ’60s and ’70s are so gorgeous and multi-layered. Needless to say, I have lots in store!

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