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us: Pornographic comics


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    • Pornographic comics
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    • us: Adult comics (Pornographic comics)
    • us: Hentai (Comics)
    • us: Porn comics
    • us: Porno comics
    • us: X-rated comics
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    • found: Carnal comics, 1994- (Note in OCLC bib. record: Pornographic comic books for mature readers)
    • found: Narukami, Y. Pretty poison, 2008: cover (Explicit content)
    • found: Pilcher, T. Erotic comics : a graphic history from Tijuana bibles to underground comix, 2008 (Summary note in OCLC bib. record: In the 1930s, American "Tijuana Bibles," little pornographic comic books that parodied popular comics and comic strips, were widely available)
    • found: Fletcher-Spear, K. Library collections for teens : manga and graphic novels, c2011: glossary (Hentai: A Japanese term meaning "pervert." This refers to pornographic manga or anime)
    • found: Wikipedia, Nov. 30, 2012: Adult comics (Adult comics are comic books intended for adults. They may tell stories of a more mature nature than other comics or may contain material that might be considered disturbing, horrifying, obscene, profane, immoral, and even pornographic. Adult comics include graphic novels, longer serialized comics, and shorter stories.The term "adult comics" in the past generally referred to those with explicit sexual content, and was sometimes separated from comics labeled for "mature readers") Pornography (Pornography (often abbreviated as "porn" in informal usage) is the explicit portrayal of sexual subject matter. The term applies to the depiction of the act rather than the act itself, and so does not include live exhibitions like sex shows and striptease. Pornography is often distinguished from erotica, which consists in the portrayal of sexuality with high-art aspirations, focusing also on feelings and emotions, while pornography involves the depiction of acts in a sensational manner, with the entire focus on the physical act, so as to arouse quick intense reactions.) Hentai (Hentai is a word of Japanese origin which is short for hentai seiyoku, a perverse sexual desire. In Japanese, the term describes any type of perverse or bizarre sexual desire or act; it does not represent a genre of work. Internationally, hentai is a catch-all term to describe a genre of anime and manga pornography. English adopts and uses hentai as a genre of pornography by the commercial sale and marketing of explicit works under this label.).
    • found: Google search, Nov. 30, 2012 (comic porn; porn comics; porno comics; adult comics; pornographic comics; pornographic webcomics; pornographic comic books; pornographic comic strips; sex comics; cartoon pornography; x-rated comics; x-rated comic book porn; x-rated comic strips; x rated comic books; sex picture comics; sexually explicit comics)
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