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Tijuana Bible splash panels.

Art Spiegelman: Significantly, these books spread the hot news that women actually enjoyed sex and that even fat people like Oliver Hardy and Kate Smith could be sexy. They taught that, despite the mortifying shame of it all, cunnilingus was fun. To understand how shameful oral sex was believed to be, class, you need only turn to Mussolini In Ethopia, a giddily primitive eight-pager with its memorable punch line: “You like to have your pussy sucked I get Hitler for you.”

Seen in Tijuana Bibles, Bob Adelman, 2004 edition.

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