Love Addict: Confessions of a Serial Dater #1

Love Addict: Confessions of a Serial Dater #1

Writer: Koren Shadmi Artist: Koren Shadmi Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: July 13, 2016 Cover Price: $24.99 Critic Reviews: 2
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LONELY? THERE'S AN APP FOR THAT. Reeling after a breakup, young animator "K"
is pushed by a friend to join the popular dating site Lovebug. His journey begins as a search for true love, but soon awakens a relentless craving for novelty and sexual conquest.
With the touch of a button, K embarks on a dating spree, browsing a digital marketplace of the flesh. Who can stop when Lovebug offers an endless stream of prospective mates, sorted by algorithms and stored on a distant server, ready on demand like TV episodes or Chinese takeout? And in the face of this addiction, can K hold on to his friends, his job, or even his h more

  • 10
    Comic Crusaders - Johnny "The Machine" Hughes Aug 10, 2016

    This book is as different from Shadmi's previous work as you can get. This is not a bad thing at all. In fact, with the subject matter being something that we should have had some sort of dealing with, the story is perhaps more accessible. “K” is an average guy with normal everyday needs, desires and problems. It's a little refreshing to see that other people go through the same sort of emotional roller coaster as us. As such, Shadmi has tapped into the very scary situation of a person, or persons, putting themselves out there to be attracted, repulsed and judged by a complete stranger in the hopes that a connection is made in effort to have a partner in this thing called life. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Comic Bastards - Jan 16, 2017

    It all catches up to him in the end, though, in a few different ways, just as the lack of insight catches up to the work as a whole. There was so much potential here for tackling some of the big questions that those in the dating field face, but instead we're stuck with the same old stories told in familiar ways. I was disappointed. Read Full Review

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