Twisted Romance Volume 1

Twisted Romance is another book that I grabbed out of love for the cover alone. I didn’t look at the inside; I saw a cute cover and the word “anthology” somewhere on it, and fell in love. Clocking in at less than $20, it’s about what I’d expect from a graphic novel or compilation, so I was super down with purchasing.

Luckily, the inside of this book were just as lovely as the outside.

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Road to Riverdale: stories that inspired CW’s new Riverdale tv series

I’m very late to this party. Riverdale premiered almost two years ago, and I’m only now reading the comics that inspired the show. This book is an amalgamation if Riverdale’s greatest hits; inside, there are 5 first issues that led up to the show. 

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The Worrier’s Guide to Life by Gemma Correll

I was on Comixology the other day, looking to see if I could preorder Zodiac Starforce digitally (I don’t think I’ll be able to make it to the shop on the release day, August 26th), and found this absolutely perfect little collection. The Worrier’s Guide to life is a collection of adorable mini comics (usually just one or two pages), in simple color. It features comics that you’ve probably related to immensely on tumblr, all by Gemma Correll.

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Let’s Talk About: Tijuana Bibles

tumblr_lqrej5oPYZ1qkcey7o1_500I’m not sure how I, a lover of sex knowledge and comics, only just now found out about these things. However, I’m real glad I’ve now entered this realm. Tijuana bibles, also known as dirty comics or fuck books, were little booklets of raunchy comics, often featuring well known characters or people, that were secretly distributed from the 1930’s to the 1950’s. It’s a whole secret world of comic based pornography that people don’t know about, but that nearly everyone was involved in.

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