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Agonizing Love

The Golden Era of Romance Comics

by Michael Barson

Paperback, 208 pages, Harper Design Intl, List Price: $29.99 |


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Returning to that golden era in the late 1940s and 1950s where romance comic books were a pop-cultural phenomenon due to their tales of tragic love combined with advice columns and quizzes, this colorfully illustrated volume features vintage cover illustrations, period advertisements and advice columns for the lovelorn.

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