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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Yes, this was very ballsy of him. Trivia About Black Kiss. That to a great extent is what ‘Black Kiss’ is about. But Pollack’s late homecoming is even further delayed by a most unusual and beautiful hitchhiker in distress. I don’t know if I am capable of doing a plot synopsis of Howard Chaykin’s perverted and insane Black Kiss that would it justice, but not give anything away.

Diamond is a company whose owner is a guy who asked me — and I presume others — to pray for the election of John McCain in As for plot structure, the climax builds for three chapters as bodies pile up for no real reason in one room. I really respond to that sort of stuff – the idea of an average guy in a situation bigger than he can accommodate.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. 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.

I kind of respect that. Black Kiss is a hardboiled erotic American comic book limited series written and drawn by Howard Chaykinwhich was originally published in by Vortex Comics. Poor kid doesn’t even last two whole pages. But those beautiful bold lines are nice to see. In Pollack, Chaykin found a protagonist that allowed him to pay homage to the many crime and mystery creators that had influenced his career while also working out the issues he was coping with in his own life at the time.


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A black-and-white detective thriller that combined elements of Los Angeles P. Each and every one is a ruthless criminal, a sexual deviant, or both. This is not for the faint of heart. Not for the weak of heart. This is not how a comic story is told.

Found a noir story filled with sex, murder, and seemingly never ending plot twists. Featured Resource for Comic Book Artists. Blzck is possibly one of the raunchiest things I’ve ever read. Black Kiss purposefully kss several boundaries of comic book propriety, and it was a huge sales success.

I mean, what will that say about me? But if you like your noir black as pitch and bitter as burnt coffee, if Roman Polanski’s Chinatown is your idea of a feel good movie, then you’ll probably have as chaykinn fun reading the book as I did. They hope she can turn them into vampires and therefore give them eternal youth. Besides — the Internet is full of imagery much more provocative than this.

Oh, and they’re the kind that like sex: It’s been, probably on a per-page basis, the most profitable book I’ve ever done. Definately not for everyone type of book.


I thought I’d be back in a couple of years. This would make a great B-movie sexploitation horror flick, like terrific, but it just doesn’t have the mileage in this format.

To ask other readers questions about Black Kissplease sign up. Fleeing crooked cops and mobster hitmen, Pollack returns to the house where he dropped off the beautiful hitchhiker and That was disgustingly awesome. On comics and comics fandom.

Going in I thought I had an idea what this was about, but then I didn’t. This meant that hodard browsers could not open the comic, or obviously see the internal content however, this was not done when Vortex released a series of collected editions called Big Black Kiss in This howward the sort of tightly-shot stuff that should remind you of ‘Chinatown 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.

Oct 21, Asen rated it liked it.

It was a pigsty for a year. People aren’t getting worked up about this sort of stuff anymore. The go-to source for comic book and superhero movie fans.

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Preview — Black Kiss by Howard Chaykin. 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.

And yet, it’s all a not-too-bad noir story.

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