Editor: A. M. Krich
Cover artist: Walter Brooks
Yours for: $7
Best things about this cover:
- Women—can't live with 'em, can't tear their arms off.
- Women—how to tell a real one from a sculpture.
- Women—baffling us with their arcane "experiences" since the times of the ancient Greeks
- I'm familiar with the green "women" symbol, but I'm having trouble with the mysterious pink thing they've thrown around her neck. Is that a diaphragm?
Best things about this back cover:
- "Prepuberty in Women" seems self-contradictory.
- "The Unmarried" sounds like a horror film.
- "Menopause: It's Scary So Here's A Comforting Euphemism."
Among the Arapesh, the problem is seen not as maintenance of potency but as resistance of seduction by strong positively sexed women. "She will hold your cheeks, you will hold her breasts, your skin will tremble, you will sleep together, she will steal part of your body fluid, later she will give it to the sorcerer and you will die."
Sorry, I'm still giggling at "She will hold your cheeks..."
[Follow Rex Parker on Twitter and Tumblr]