Carnal Comics: Legends of Porn

    (Re-Visionary, 1998-1999)
™ and ©1998 Re-Visionary Press

This series got started off with a profile of Annie Sprinkle, the new-age “sexual goddess” and veteran of over twenty years in the porn industry. She was born Ellen Steinberg and grew up in a Los Angeles suburb. At seventeen, she left home to join an artist commune in the Arizona desert. There she supported herself by panhandling, making roach clips (for holding marijuana cigarettes) and doing the odd bit of drug smuggling. She also began experimenting with sex—in a big way. She brags that in six months she had sex with fifty-two men. Later, she worked behind the scenes in the adult film business before accepting the company owner’s offer to star in a film. She claimed she chose her stage name by hearing the voice of a ghost named Annie Sprinkle, a woman she thinks died a virgin and is living out her desires through her. Over the years, she earned a reputation as a woman who would try anything, as well as something of a sexual mystic and teacher, by holding workshops on sex.

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#1

  7/1/1998
  $3.50
  $3.50
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Origin of Annie SprinkleAnnie Sprinkle, Jay Allen SanfordKevin Breyfogle

#1 Variation A

  3/1/1999
  $3.50
  $18.00
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Photo variant coverAnnie Sprinkle, Jay Allen Sanford, Kevin BreyfogleAnnie Sprinkle, Jay Allen Sanford, Kevin Breyfogle

#2

  2/1/1999
  $3.50
  $24.00
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 Nancy Nemo, Savannah, Jay Allen Sanford, Sarah-Jane Hamilton, Jeanna FineChuck Bordell, Larry Nadolsky

#2 Variation A

  3/1/1999
  $3.50
  $3.50
No copies available
Photo cover variantNancy Nemo, Savannah, Jay Allen Sanford, Sarah-Jane Hamilton, Jeanna FineChuck Bordell, Larry Nadolsky