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Agonizing Love

The Golden Era of Romance Comics
Barson, Michael (Book - 2011 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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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.
Authors: Barson, Michael
Statement of Responsibility: Michael Barson
Title: Agonizing love
the golden era of romance comics
Publisher: New York : Haper Design, 2011
Characteristics: 208 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 208)
Summary: 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.
Subject Headings: Romance comic books, strips, etc. United States History and criticism Comic book covers United States
Topical Term: Romance comic books, strips, etc
Comic book covers
LCCN: 2009021580
ISBN: 9780061807343
0061807346
Branch Call Number: 741.5354 B
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Apr 04, 2014
  • LadyDi52 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

A great book to reference for political parody. Divided into chapters on Bliss, Betrayal, Despair, Marriage and Class Struggles (the boy or girl from the wrong side of the tracks). Includes classics - teardrops while sniffling into a lace-edged hankie, I was Engaged to a Puppet, and several quizzes and advice columns on how to increase your Dateability.

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