Black Kiss has ratings and 41 reviews. Ryan said: Had a lot of trouble getting through this one. And it wasn’t because of the very graphic content. T. Howard Chaykin’s Black Kiss (Adult Comics) (): Howard Chaykin’s Black Kiss is hardboiled, erotic tour-de-force now available from. Howard Chaykin’s controversial series sees a new life at Dynamite, bringing its sexed-up story of vampires, pornography and classic noir.

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Chaykin’s style is brilliant for showing character’s emotions, and actions. At this point, the book has always made money for me.

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Back then, there were issues, and I’m sure there will still kss issues today. Many comics, in presenting period material, seem to be either generic, or simply based on stills from movies about this period or that. Re-read for the first time since its original publication 25 years ago.

Maybe it isn’t for everyone. One actress playing Bev and Dagmar. Each and every one is a ruthless criminal, a sexual deviant, or both.

An influence on everyone from Bob Peak boward Richard Amsel, and everyone in between. Poor kid doesn’t even last two whole pages.

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The story unfolds in short, graphic, sex-filled chapters, with reveals interspersed throughout. Books by Howard Chaykin. On researching Black Kiss II.

My chief complaint is that Chaykin’s command of the comic as a medium isn’t very confident: The shock factor is so high, you can’t put it down. Aug 06, Reyel rated it it was amazing.

The layouts felt a bit too busy for my taste though. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. But confusing the reader with poor narrative and complex word bubbles is a detriment, not an attribute. Diamond is a company whose owner is a guy who asked me — and I presume others — oiss pray for the election of John McCain in On Al Parker and illustration.

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A hunt for a mystery video tape. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.

They hope she can turn them into vampires and therefore give them eternal youth. May 07, R. While getting home far later than was expected will be good for Pollack, it will be very bad for his soon to be ex-wife and their three year old daughter.

Howard Chaykin’s Black Kiss

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 Definately not for everyone type of book. To view it, click here. But that chqykin, the release of Chaykin’s issue series “Black Kiss” through the now-defunct Vortex Comics label pushed the envelope farther than any of the artist’s previous works.


Erotic crime noir, the way only Chaykin can do. There were several times when I could chyakin believe I was reading and seeing what I was reading and seeing in the panels of this graphic novel.

And while the artist now lives well outside Los Angeles city limits, he still feels enough of a connection to “Black Kiss” that he plans on preparing more stories set in that world in the future.

Jun 30, Du4 rated it really liked it Shelves: They all want something for themselves and do not care who they hurt or kill to get it. Besides — the Internet is full of imagery much more provocative than this. Laine and Grove who look virtually identical provide Pollack with a lead as to where the reel is after the death of Father Murtaugh.