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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But confusing the reader with poor narrative and complex word bubbles is a detriment, not an attribute. His lively, innovative page layouts have also been praised for their mastery of design composition. I mean, what will that say about me?

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Howard Chaykin’s groundbreaking series opened the floodgate for x-rated comics by respected cartoonists. To view it, click here. News that there was a sequel made a couple of years ago gives me hope, as I feel there’s an excellent piece of work here just in need of a slightly different re-telling. I kind of respect that. Clothing details iiss have helped.

Black Kiss is a hardboiled erotic American comic book limited series written and drawn by Howard Chaykinwhich was originally published in by Vortex Comics. This is a beautiful book, Chaykin’s story crackles and purrs alternately like a seductress with a sidearm not knowing if she wants to kiss you or kill you. The series attracted a vast amount of controversy, mainly over its sexual content, but also because of the pairing of sex and violence that Chaykin used throughout the series, and especially in the later issues.


Chaykin’s art is dark and disturbing and sexy. To say that Howard Chaykin took a big risk with this is also a big understatement. On potential reactions to the Black Kiss II book. 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. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

This is possibly one of the raunchiest things I’ve ever read. A lost “classic” that’s quite unique in its dedication to depravity.

The business it’s in is a daytime business, but it is oddly creepy. There is no way that it could not. My chief complaint is that Chaykin’s kiiss of the comic as a medium isn’t very confident: They hope she can turn them into vampires and therefore give them eternal youth.

Howard Chaykin’s Black Kiss

I love everything that Howard does. It seems to be a convention of many classic pulp or mystery stories to challenge the reader with plot twists.

One that looks more than a bit like Dagmar. After becoming a vampire Kenton forms The Order of Bonniface and turns many of his followers into vampires, including Beverly Grove.

Do not go into it lightly. Crimeerotic Vampires in comics. Aug 06, Reyel rated it it was amazing. Aug 31, Sooraya Evans rated it did not like it. Sep 11, Jennifer rated it liked it. No trivia or quizzes yet. Bycartoonist Howard Chaykin was already known for chaykon hard-hitting comics that didn’t skimp on pulp-influenced action or amped up sexuality. A German edition has been published by Austrian publisher Comicothek, including a three-part softcover edition in as well as a limited hardcover collection in the mids.


The following interview contains preview images that may not be appropriate for all ages or workplaces. Going through Murtaugh’s possessions, Pollack finds an invitation to the next meeting of the “Order chayin Bonniface”. You can’t overstate the fact of doing a back and white book of that sort.

I made a commitment to get each depiction of the twelve decades that I illustrated as close to right as possible.

Chaykin has always leaned toward the raunchy sex in his work, but this seminal work is his rauchiest. 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. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. I’m still trying to figure out why.

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South Regional Design Awards Winners I would almost love to see this as a movie. This is because she is Grove’s granddaughter, in addition to the nun who stole the reel from Father Murtaugh earlier in the story.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Chaykin’s style is brilliant for showing character’s emotions, and actions.

Back then, there were issues, and I’m sure there will still be issues today. Jan 02, Mark added howare Shelves: An influence on everyone from Bob Peak to Richard Amsel, and everyone in between. Dec 09, Chris rated it really liked it.