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Confessions, Romances, Secrets, and Temptations

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ISBN-10: 1560977914

ISBN-13: 9781560977919

Edition: 2007

Authors: John Benson

List price: $9.95
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A tour through the best of the romance genre of comics in the 1950s. Confessions, Romances, Secrets, and Temptations is the companion volume to John Benson's popular anthology of romance comics, Romance Without Tears. Published in the 1950s by Archer St. John, the stories in that volume were decidedly different from the typical romance comics, just as St. John was decidedly different from the typical comics publisher. This new book explores the background of these comics and their publisher, including a short biography, interviews with the editors and artists who worked for the company, and critical commentary. In his research for Romance Without Tears, the author was left with a rich…    
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Book details

List price: $9.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Fantagraphics Books
Publication date: 5/18/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 96
Size: 5.90" wide x 8.90" long x 0.40" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

John Benson is a comics historian living in New York City.