ValentinesDay2012

Gender-Swapped Valentines: Archie, Betty and Veronica
Gender-swapping has always played an interesting role in comic books, primarily in terms of derivative female characters with significantly smaller costumes, but also as a way to get perspective on how differently comics (and our culture) treats the different sexes and/or create fan art that slightl…
ComicsAlliance vs. Super-Hero Valentines For Kids
Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and that means that it's time once again for one of the most high-pressure situations in the life of an elementary school student: exchanging Valentines with classmates. Fortunately for amorous young comic book readers, this year has seen a pletho…
Love Hurts: ‘That’s It, Darling — Cry!’
As we head towards Valentine's Day, ComicsAlliance is offering up a daily tribute to love, as depicted in the somewhat dubious world of Romance Comics! Today's entry: Secret Hearts #105's "The Wrong Kind of Love!"
If you get most of your information about romance from comics, which I do, t…
Bizarro Back Issues: The Superman Sex Tape (1987)
As we move towards Valentine's Day, our thoughts here at ComicsAlliance naturally turn to Superman. He has, after all, been at the center of one of the greatest romances in the history of comics. His love for Lois Lane is beautiful on so many levels, centered on the idea that that the most powerful …