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The mostly American-made “Tijuana Bibles” are widely considered to be the first underground comic books. These small 8-page comics were sold in tobacco shops, barber shops, bars or other places that were frequented by a largely male clientele in the early to mid 1900s when they were produced. Local artists

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In CVLT Nation’s third instalment of the Dark Art for Dark Souls series, I have decided to showcase the considerable gifts of artist and musician Christian Degn Petersen.  Largely influenced by his pastoral surroundings and love for medieval imagery, Christian’s illustrations are startling as they are calming of mood.  Well-crafted

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Chéri Hérourard was a well known illustrator for popular French magazines throughout the early to mid 1900s, but behind the scenes he was Herric – an illustrator of erotica, mostly of the spanking kind. His imagery is playful and queer, showing women happily spanking each other, applying what look to be

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We’ve stumbled across a gold mine of perverted, blasphemous graphic storytelling from some of comic art’s greatest! A one-off comic published in January, 1973 by Last Gasp, Tales From the Leather Nun is a cult classic sought after by collectors of works by the six sick minds behind it: Dave Sheridan,

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From the inception of CVLT Nation, one of our tenets has been to support and promote underground dark artists with both the webzine and the clothing brand. So it’s kismet that I stumbled across The Dark Art Tarot – a project aiming to assemble a stunning collection of nightmarish art

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The most iconic portrayal of women’s power over the centuries is that of the witch. Witches had the power to heal and to curse, and tapped into earth magick that had no connection to the alien beliefs of the Christian Church. It’s no surprise that men dedicated centuries to hunting down

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