Love Comic Art & Sex? Live in New York? Here's something you might want to check out!
Hey folks, Harry here... Got sent over this press release - and thought - ya know, if I were an AICN reader in the Big Apple or headed thereabouts - I'd love to check out this exhibit at the MUSEUM OF SEX. Jeez that's an awesome sounding museum. Personally, I own several Bill Elder & Harvey Kurtzman risque originals, along with a few old old old pin & inks from the 20's and 30's. In particular, what I've always loved about vintage erotica is how classy it is. Today, our society makes sex this ugly thing, back in the old days - it was a joyful thing. It was mainly suggestion, but when it got filthy, it was hilariously filthy. If you're in New York during the run of this show - definitely check it out. You'll probably enjoy it quite a bit.
“Comics Stripped” Opens January 13
at the Museum of Sex
New exhibit steps back in time and into the pages of comics to expose erotic influences on pop culture.
[January 7, 2011 ‐ New York, NY] During the Great Depression,
Tom of Finland, a prominent artist in gay comic culture, once said,
The wholesome image of Disney has often been a prime
Disney wasn’t the only company to have their characters
The sexual depiction of characters seemingly intended for children did not sit well during the period of
Cartoons and comics were and still are a staple of Playboy editorial.
Comics Stripped will reveal every segment of the sex comic and its modern evolution. Original gay
“Sex comics straddle borders and realms
Better known as C.E. Yoe, Craig Yoe is responsible for the creative development of classic toys like
“Many artists of ‘dirty drawings’ had full‐time gigs in mainstream entertainment,” says Yoe. “I consider
The Mission of the Museum of Sex is to preserve and present the history, evolution and cultural
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Jan. 7, 2011, 8:38 p.m. CST
Vintage Comic Erotica exhibit at MUSEUM OF SEX in New York? Of course Harry is interested!
Jan. 7, 2011, 8:57 p.m. CST
Jan. 7, 2011, 9:09 p.m. CST
Museum floor is REAL sticky. That's what I've heard.
Jan. 7, 2011, 9:10 p.m. CST
Jan. 7, 2011, 9:12 p.m. CST
by Lucifer Haywood
Not that impressive at all. Maybe this exhibit will be good, don't expect much else from the place.
Jan. 7, 2011, 9:39 p.m. CST
Definitely don't miss the show!
Jan. 8, 2011, 12:24 a.m. CST
Jan. 8, 2011, 1:41 a.m. CST
The Museum is very clean and pleasant. And the bouquet of glass dildos made a lovely backdrop for a picture of my girlfriend and me.
Jan. 8, 2011, 4:41 p.m. CST
I stand corrected. The first photo in this article, by the way, is by Dan DeCarlo, artist that gave Archie & his gang (most importantly, Betty and Veronica) their modern appearance. I have two books of his pin-up art.
Jan. 8, 2011, 9 p.m. CST
sucks (no pun intended). though I'm a native NYer, I've never gone because every single person I know that has been (and we're talking many) has returned disappointed and angry at how terrible it is. I wonder if this exhibit will be good enough to draw me there
Jan. 9, 2011, 12:49 a.m. CST
...but then I remembered not to be a douchebag.
Jan. 9, 2011, 10:06 a.m. CST
The third pic (blonde with tushy showing) For a sampling of his 'playful' character . . . http://gallery.bellefree.com/dabeagle/The-Mandy-Gallery
Jan. 13, 2011, 6:09 p.m. CST
Check out the teaser for the sexy new comedy web series about late night phone sex called "The Operators." http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MnVDfTrlYbE&feature=youtu.be&hd=1 Follow us on twitter at www.twitter.com/sexyoperators
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