Love & Marriage

In my newest book Love: a Discovery in Comics I also take a look at the history of the institution of Marriage – mostly in Western countries. I drew this spread:

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…and now I have made it into an animation, using Videoscribe:

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Click here to watch it on Youtube.

Here are a few scenes:

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I’m also reflecting on my own marriage to Yiri – we got officially married in 2009:

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…but we make it a habit to privately “renew our vows” a few times a year, whenever we find ourselves in a special place and the occasion presents itself:

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…which goes to underscore my believe that marriage is something you have to make your own, as a couple. Don’t follow the perceived dictates of society, they tend to change all the time anyway!

Read more about love, marriage, sex, relationships and all of that in:

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