Back in August, they wouldn’t ship Howard Chaykin’s six issues of Black Kiss II to retailers in Canada and the UK due to customs regulations. But that year, the release of Chaykin’s issue series “Black Kiss” through the now-defunct Vortex Comics label pushed the envelope farther. Howard Chaykin Black Kiss 2. We’ve discussed, seemingly at length, about the controversy surrounding Howard Chaykin’s latest work, the.

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The shock factor is so high, you can’t put it down. A saga of thugs, bombings, shootings and sluts for hire with a terrible secret. Originally published inBlack Kiss became one of the most controversial North American comics of the late s, with living legend Howard Chaykin amping up the sex and violence to levels never seen before — and still shocking and titillating today! What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? The book was done at a time when there was serious talk about trying to create a rating’s system for comics, and the idea was that I would do a book that would be appalling and offensive Showing of 10 reviews.

News that there was a sequel made a couple of This feels vaguely like a classic which hasn’t aged well. It seems that Pollack has pissed off some very, very bad people. Yes, this was very ballsy of him. De repente es bastante enrevesado y al final hay tantos temas que resulta sobrecargado. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. To say that Howard Chaykin took a big risk with this is also a big understatement. Volume 2 American Flagg Definitive Colltp.

On advancements in comics erotica following the original Black Kiss. Clothing details would have helped. None of oiss have enough depth to be either liked or disliked. I was not disappointed. Originally published as a weekly comic some years ago, it is herein collected.


Sep 11, Jennifer rated it liked it. Pages using infobox comic book title with unsupported parameters Title pop Comics infobox without image All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from September Mar 12, Rob Findlay rated it it was amazing.

It’s been, probably on a per-page basis, the most profitable book I’ve ever done. Mar 23, Kenny rated it really liked it Shelves: Vortex republished Black Kiss in in three comic books, four of the original comics per issue, entitled Big Black Kiss. When I returned to comics inafter being driven out by the then editor in chief at one of the major companies, I made a conscious decision to apply graphic design techniques hitherto only hinted at in comics.

In that regard, I think ‘Black Kiss’ is an opportunity to do that in black and white.

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At this point, the book has always made money back me. He then replies at length as his car is depicted driving off in the distance.

Jul 18, Cuaykin rated it liked it Shelves: Thanks for telling us about the problem. I love everything that Howard does. Please try again later. He attends this and discovers the Order was formed at the beginning of Hollywood ‘s movie era and that they worship Charles ‘Bubba’ Kenton, a s film star who was also married to Beverly Grove.

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. If the above described sex and violence sounds offensive to you, then the rest of the book will offend you to very core of your being.

This is because she is Grove’s granddaughter, in addition to the nun who stole the reel from Father Murtaugh earlier in the story. Featuring all 12 issues of the series, overseen by Chaykin and remastered for today’s discerning comic book consumer. Not much more can be said about Black Kiss. Covering the hottest movie and TV topics that fans want. All I can say is that this book definitely offended all the right people at the time of its release, and probably still does to this day.


Definately not for everyone type of book. I’m still trying to figure out why. And coming this month is the graphic novel version of Black Kiss II.

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On comics and comics fandom. Sep 22, DoctorM rated it it was amazing Shelves: It’s not to say that the story is incoherent, it’s that there’s a lot of different players, and a lot of the female ones look alike perhaps intentionallyand it’s only at the end that the different characters’ motivations are revealed.

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. That said, it is certainly action-packed and has a number of surprising reveals. The artwork is also a mess. Each and every one is a ruthless criminal, a sexual deviant, or both. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Learn chajkin about Amazon Prime.

Aug 26, Chaykinn rated it it was ok Shelves: To view it, click here. Only problem is that everyone is mostly naked throughout. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

,iss plot was hard to follow, or the panels too busy.