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Romance Comics of the 1960s and '70s


Since 2009, Sequential Crush has been the internet's main destination for studying, celebrating, and preserving the memory of American romance comics of the 1960s and 1970s. Exploring everything from fashion to history, social issues and art; Sequential Crush will delight and leave you with a new and lasting appreciation of one of the most neglected comic book genres. Dive into the blog and have a look around! 

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now available - How to Go Steady!

In this history book meets how-to guide you’ll learn all about dating according to romance comic books of the 1960s and 1970s. Chapters delve into how to meet potential dates, etiquette, coping with jealousy and heartbreak, meeting parents, sex, and of course, the do’s and don’ts surrounding going steady. Not only will you learn everything from what to do with a borrowed hankie to how to make the first move, you’ll learn how to develop the most attractive quality of all—the confidence to be yourself. 

Historical anecdotes and practical tips told in a fun and accessible way make How to Go Steady the perfect read for comic book fans and non-comic fans alike, as well as those looking for love.

“When we published the romance comics years ago, I never envisioned there would be an interest in them all these years later. But there is, and thankfully Jacque Nodell has preserved them with her blog, Sequential Crush."

-Stan Lee, Comic Book Legend

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