Long considered childish and largely ignored by the mainstream, the graphic novel has had to fight for recognition and its status as the ninth art. It's a common misconception that the graphic novel was invented in America in with the creation of Yellow Kid. Nevertheless, at the start of the 20th century it was indeed the Americans who were the first real consumers of comics. This popularity can be partly explained by the role of the press at the time.
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It is a universal truth that whatever art form that is ever created, someone will adapt it for "scandalous" purposes soon enough, and comic books have certainly been no exception. During the early 20th century, black market X-rated comic books called "Tijuana Bibles" were prolific and the world of pornographic comic books has never ceased since, they've just become more and more acceptable especially comic book erotica, like Colleen Coover's excellent "Small Favors". However, when sexualized works of comic book art get mainstream attention, that's when you see the scandals occur, and they have been occurring more and more on a regular basis. Chuck Austen's comic book career began in an unusual place, as one of his earliest assignments was drawing Alan Moore's "Miracleman" for Eclipse Comics.
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Beautiful original mixed media on paper of beautiful Red Sonja by super talented artist Heraldo Wilson! Skip to main content. Email to friends Share on Facebook - opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter - opens in a new window or tab Share on Pinterest - opens in a new window or tab.