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“The comic book industry’s most obscure and outrageous stories! Simply must be read to be believed!” —Dave Colton, USA Today


“Craig Yoe and Clizia Gussoni are the Masters and Johnson of oddball, Cold War-era, sexytime comics!” —Dan Greenfield, 13th Dimension



“Some of the more depraved love stories of the 1950s. If that’s not something you’re into, I don’t know if we can be friends anymore.” —Topless Robot


“Weird as hell. Each one more bizarre than the last. I went into this comic thinking that I knew what to expect and was still blown away!” —8th Dimension Comics “This blew my f****** mind. This is going to sound strange, but I would love for a feminist studies class to dissect these stories because the way the women are perceived was the most interesting aspect for me.” —Comic Bastards “Each of the stories were a kitschy brand of fun and I never missed IDW’s wink at the sheer lunacy of some of the narratives and dialogue that seem so ridiculous to us now. The art was enjoyable to behold in a delicious Andy Warhol ‘pop art’ sort of way. And while I fully embraced my time in this Weird Love world, it only further reminded me of why I am always glad to have been born a woman in the later part of the century.” —Watch Play Read “Few comics re-packagers have remained as steadfastly committed to the idea of comics as disreputable art as Craig Yoe. Yoe and his crew of digital tweakers present this entertaining crap with a historian’s affection and a winking recognition of its essential silliness.” —Blog Critics

Presented by


“The best reprints in the history of comic books ever!” —Decapitated Dan

Introduction by

KAREN GREEN ...and much more!

This is a

YOE-MANCE Publication


ISBN: 978-1-63140-616-4 $29.99 US



Dedicated to Robert Carter, our leading man!

If you like this book, please blog; post on Facebook, Tumblr, Instagram, Amazon, and Goodreads; podcast and tweet about it! Visit Join the Facebook group, Romance Comics! Become a fan of YOE Books on Facebook! Friend Craig Yoe on Facebook! Our heartfelt gratitude to Karen Green. Deep thanks to Giovanna Anzaldi, Robert Carter, Tillmann Courth, Dan Greenfield, Mike Howlett, Michelle Nolan, Chris Ryall, Steven Thompson, and Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. Many thanks to our proofreaders: Mark Lerer, Peter Sanderson, and Steven Thompson. Craig Yoe & Clizia Gussoni, Chief Executive Officers and Creative Directors • Jeff Trexler, Attorney • Mark Lerer, Peter Sanderson, and Steven Thompson, Proofreaders and Fact-checkers • Steven Thompson, Publicist. IDW Publishing: Ted Adams, CEO & Publisher • Greg Goldstein, President & COO • Robbie Robbins, EVP/Sr. Graphic Artist • Chris Ryall, Chief Creative Officer/Editor-in-Chief • Matthew Ruzicka, CPA, Chief Financial Officer • Jeff Webber, VP of Digital Publishing & Business Development • Jerry Bennington, VP of New Product Development • Dirk Wood, VP of Marketing • Lorelei Bunjes, VP of Digital Services. ISBN: 978-1-63140-616-4 19 18 17 16 1 2 3 4 May 2016. First printing. Weird Love: I Joined A Teen-Age Sex Club! (Volume 3) is © 2016 Gussoni-Yoe Studio, Inc. All Rights Reserved, including the digital remastering of the material not held by copyright owners. Yoe Books is a trademark of Gussoni-Yoe Studio, Inc. Yoe is a registered trademark of Gussoni-Yoe Studio, Inc. IDW Publishing, a division of Idea and Design Works, LLC. Editorial offices: 2765 Truxtun Road, San Diego, CA 92106. Any similarities to persons living or dead are purely coincidental. With the exception of artwork used for review purposes, none of the contents of this publication may be reprinted without the permission of Idea and Design Works, LLC. Printed in Korea. IDW Publishing does not read or accept unsolicited submissions of ideas, stories, or artwork.


First Love

#13, July 1951. Art: Bob Powell. Harvey Comics.





Weird Love: I Joined A Teen-Age Sex Cult  

Deranged, outrageous, oddball, kitchy, crazy, depraved, and essential romance comics from the 1950s and ’60s sure to blow your mind and bust...

Weird Love: I Joined A Teen-Age Sex Cult  

Deranged, outrageous, oddball, kitchy, crazy, depraved, and essential romance comics from the 1950s and ’60s sure to blow your mind and bust...