Lonely Hearts Ep. 16: Angel Heart - Romance in the 80s

By way of Barbara Slate's Angel Love #1 (DC Comics, 1986), the boys talk about love in the square 80s, the state of romance comics in that decade, and relationship deal breakers. Plus, Romance Comics Theatre, and your feedback about Superman's love life!

Listen to Episode 16 (the usual filthy filthy language warnings apply) by clicking HERE!

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Highlights from Angel Love #1 by Barbara Slate:
A snapshot of trendy New York in the mid-80s, at the Balloon Restaurant:
The Angel and Wendy sitcom, already in progress:
As Angel gears up for her date with Don, Romance Comics Theater picks up the story.
 
On the last page, 80s issues kick into high gear.
Credits :
"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 "Caroline in the City" (Pilot) starring Lea Thompson.

Additional audio:

Romance Comics Theater Music: "Cruel Summer" by Bananarama.

Bonus clips from: "Don't You (Forget About Me)" by Molly Ringwald; "She Bop" by Cyndi Lauper.

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