A Comics Guide to How to Spend Your Valentine’s Day
Yes, it’s nearly Valentine’s Day again. A day of slightly awkward romance for some, a harbinger of loneliness for others. But if it’s not a day you’re looking forward to, don’t despair: superheroes can teach us a lot about love—what to do, and more often, what not to do. Here’s a tough-as-nails superhero’s take on how to cope with the mushiest of holidays.
1. Hang with friends…
2. …but choose them carefully.
3. Dress to impress.
4. Go on a date with someone whose online dating profile looks like this:
5. But who actually looks like this—
6. —and takes you on the date from hell—
7. —requiring a quick escape.
Image Comics, The Walking Dead #1 (variant cover), Oct 2003
8. Which brings out a lot of frustrations.
8. But do not under any circumstances text your ex—
10. And don’t be like Trina.
11. Just remember that above all else, superheroes stick together.
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