The stuttering women of romance comics

The stuttering women of romance comics, 1950s-1970s When I first experienced Roy Lichtenstein’s pop art masterpiece M-Maybe, I instantly understood the visual shorthand: the subject is stuttering over that initial “m” because she is emotionally overwrought, probably with the added effect of cognitive dissonance: she can’t really believe her beau was a no-show because he suddenly caught an illness. … Read more The stuttering women of romance comics