In the first episode, we introduce ourselves, talk about our favorite comic book romances, and dissect the first story of the very first romance comic, Young Romance #1's "I Was a Pick-Up!" (1947) by Simon & Kirby! Also featuring Romance Comics Theatre!
Listen to Episode 1 at Lonely Hearts' Wordpress page!
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Story pages below so you can follow along:
“Comic Book Romance” (Theme for Lonely Hearts Podcast) by Johnny and the Jokers.
"Here's to the Losers" (End theme for Lonely Hearts Podcast) by James (Vic Fontaine) Darren.
Relevant teaser clip from "Before Sunrise" by Richard Linklater, starring Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy.
Romance Comics Theatre Music: Theme from Love Story by Francis Lai.
Additional music: “Pick Up Man” by Joe Diffie.
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