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The Year: 1885, a time of industrial revolution and sexual frustration. The Heroine: Pricilla, a beautiful woman who knows what she wants...and wants it ALL the time. The Husband: Robert, a scientist and inventor - obsessed by work. Gears, springs, appendages, lubricant, and love -- Chester is born -- more than just a machine.
Hardcover, 141 pages
Published July 5th 2011 by Top Shelf Productions (first published September 29th 2010)
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Romane Dela Gracia
Mar 14, 2015 Romane Dela Gracia rated it it was amazing
Shelves: graphic-novels
I am really surprised. The cover looks wholesome to me, and then when I opened it Bam! there goes the hot stuff. Jess Fink really knows her thing when it comes to creating very sexy comic panels. Chester 5000 XYV is a comic book about Victorian romance that blurs the line between art and pornography. Well, don't judge just yet. If you read the book further on to the core you'll see how magnificently the artwork has been done. A catchy and entertaining book.
M. A. P.
Jan 24, 2016 M. A. P. rated it it was ok
Shelves: comics
A Victorian themed smut comic with no dialogue, and nicely stylized art work. The art often plays with elongated and exaggerated perspectives, which made it more interesting to follow for the entire duration of the story.

Outside of artist's style and the interesting idea of moving the story along like a silent film, I'm not sure I was particularly thrilled by this. I don't really enjoy stories that center this heavily on sex. It's a simple personal preference, nothing more to it. Stories told th
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Punk
Jul 23, 2011 Punk rated it really liked it
Shelves: graphic-novel
Victorian Robot Porn! The story of a wife, her asshole husband, and the robot he built to have sex with her. This is told entirely without words and it worked so well for me that I didn't even notice the lack of dialogue until someone pointed it out. The characters' expressions told me everything I needed to know. Except for the brunette, that is; nothing could explain why she's attracted to the inventor after she's seen him treat his wife with such violence, but I guess that's where we shrug an ...more
Brandi Johnson
Feb 15, 2014 Brandi Johnson rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Holly
This took me 15 minutes to read, which was a little disappointing, given that I spent as many dollars on it, but it was entertaining. There are no words, only pictures, which was a welcome change of pace from the normal comics I read. The drawings were fun and the nakedness was amusing. I mean, what woman hasn't dreamed of having hot sex with a robot?
Kat Heiden
Dec 10, 2015 Kat Heiden rated it really liked it
This is the first graphic novel I've read that didn't have any words, and also the first that's specifically erotic. It was beautifully drawn and very sweet while being explicit, which is a nice blend of capturing love and surprising in an erotic book. It's a bit weird (like, if a robot and a human having sex squicks you out, stay clear...though the cover makes it pretty clear it's their love story so it's not like you weren't warned) but then again, so am I :)

I really like Jess Fink's work for
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Myk Pilgrim
Discovered this yesterday after reading about it in a newspaper article - went straight to comixology and picked it up. I ended up "reading" (there are no words in the whole book) the whole thing in a single sitting. What a pleasure. Jess Fink's art is crisp, saucy and totally disarming.
But make no mistake - this book is super filthy. You has been warned!
Matt Graupman
Oct 07, 2014 Matt Graupman rated it really liked it
Whoa, this is some hot stuff! "Chester 5000 XYV" is a spicy stew of Victorian romance, steampunk sci-fi, and straight-up people-(and-robots)-fucking-all-over-the-place pornography; I thought it was great.

Jess Fink's creativity is boundless, whether she's diagramming robotic appendages or drawing acrobatic sexual positions. Her art is soft and beautifully rendered, which is a must when you're inking some of the sexiest panels ever conceived. Even more remarkable, however, is Fink's ability to inf
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Joey Comeau
Feb 25, 2012 Joey Comeau rated it it was amazing
This book is wordless, and very lovely and careful. It is delicate and explicit and sweet all in in the same instant, and is so god damn sexy. A comic about a robot lover in Victorian times. It might be steampunk, except instead of stupid stove pipe hats and goggles, it is imaginative and arousing.
Amanda
Mar 17, 2011 Amanda rated it it was amazing
Robots, Victoriana, and hot sex: Chester 5000 is the single best erotic comic I have ever read.
Hyzenthlay
Apr 03, 2014 Hyzenthlay rated it really liked it
What? 4 stars for porn?

Yes.
Ren
Sooo.... last night I stumble upon my Facebook and see Zoe Archer (one of my favorite author) share the link of Jessica Fink's website. With "NSFW" word, of course I can't resist the temptation to click the link, despite it is already 4 a.m and I plan to go to gym with my BF. Hooboy, really NSFW indeed! Chester 5000 XVY, written and drawing by Jess Fink is an erotic steampunk graphic novel that will make your smutty heart singing (har, har). The story is about Priscilla, a woman who lived in Vic ...more
David Horton
Apr 14, 2013 David Horton rated it really liked it
There is a certain amount of finger-wagging going on when something is labelled "porn". One assumes a degree of naughtiness with a large dose of bad attitude to be at play, so to speak, when the term is applied. Opposite to porn would be "erotic" which seems to be - lately anyway - the serious, for-your-consideration side of the same coin. CHESTER 5000 fits comfortably in both camps without any pretensions to one or the other.

A plot description is readily available in previous reviews of this s
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James
Aug 07, 2011 James rated it it was amazing
The funny thing is that this book came out at almost the same time as Dave McKean's Celluloid. Both of these are erotic comic novels with no captions or dialogue (or hardly any, in the case of Jess Fink's Chester 5000-XYV). Both feature a strong female protagonist giving and receiving sexual pleasure from a variety of partners. Both are in hardcover, though McKean's contains lavish full color artwork and therefore costs more than twice as much as Jess Fink's smaller, black and white book ($35 vs ...more
Diana Welsch
Aug 01, 2011 Diana Welsch rated it it was amazing
Shelves: graphic-novels
I've never read a comic that was basically pornography before, but this was a great place to start. There's a story, but there are pretty much pictures of vaginas on every page. Which was awesome.

This takes place during the industrial revolution, when a lady marries a man and greatly enjoys having intercourse with him. The man is frightened by her fervor for lovemaking, and builds her a special "intercourse robot" to keep her entertained so she'll stop bothering him. But when the woman falls in
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Lorraine
Jul 01, 2015 Lorraine rated it it was amazing
I absolutely loved it, and not just for the sexy bits (which are really sexy.) Jess Fink manages to use even the borders in her comic, by having them shift from inorganic to organic depending on the kind of scene and the energy in it. Because it is an unscripted comic it can be a little hard to follow sometimes, but eventually you undrestand because of the beautiful way the art tells the story.

If you want to read something lovely, pretty, and totally hot, you should read Chester5000XYV.
Tomi
Dec 13, 2015 Tomi rated it it was amazing
I didn't know what I was getting into when I first looked at the cover but WOW this is a great little erotic comic. The fact that there is no words makes it even better, the story line is wonderful and very easy to follow.
Alistair
Read this 'awhile' ago, don't know why GR is suggesting it now?
Have nothing to say about it.
Adult-ish content, or maybe 'little boyish' content?
Lyra
May 26, 2016 Lyra rated it liked it
I liked the style of art and even the setting and story, but outside of curiosity or novelty I don't know that I would purchase it.
Ash Rocketship
May 28, 2015 Ash Rocketship rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2015
Hot and fun and gorgeous! Probably not what I should've been reading during downtime in the office, but I like to live on the wild side.
Molly
Aug 12, 2014 Molly rated it really liked it
Pretty adorable wordless little illustrated porn volume. Oddly touching. Chester 5000 seems like the best sort of robot boyfriend.
Alyson
Oct 27, 2014 Alyson rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
A very rare thing for me to read a graphic novel. A friend recommended this. It is quite amusing with excellent drawings.
Karl Drinkwater
Feb 24, 2014 Karl Drinkwater rated it really liked it
Economical with words (there's pretty much only one: "Vert!") yet able to tell an amusing and romantic hardcore sex tale.
Rocío Vega
Jul 05, 2016 Rocío Vega rated it liked it
Shelves: erotica, comic, romance
Me encantan las primeras dos historias, pero la cosa se alarga demasiado y pierde el encanto y el sentido.
Eleanor
Dec 13, 2014 Eleanor rated it it was amazing
Shelves: m-othershit, filth
It's so charming and Fink's faces are darn expressive. Stylish, too. Also pornographic.
Amy
Nov 24, 2013 Amy rated it really liked it
Had grabbed some publicity for this at a conference a long time ago because the cover art was cool. Came up on sale on Comixology a few weeks ago so I thought, why not?

More explicit than I had expected, but actually kind of a sweet story. And well told considering there's no actual text. Certainly won't be something everyone would like, but it's well done. Certainly no more explicit than a lot of romance novels, except that people are traditionally much more comfortable with descriptions than i
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Kekorebeko
Apr 17, 2016 Kekorebeko rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2016, competición
JUST AMAZING
Neal Morrison
Jun 04, 2015 Neal Morrison rated it it was amazing
Fun sex comic
Kyla Li
Mar 13, 2014 Kyla Li rated it it was amazing
I wish I could give this book one billion stars. I LOVED Chester 5000-XYV, and my only regret is that I didn't read it sooner.

The story was fantastic, the characters were real, the sex was hot, the artwork is gorgeous -- phenomenal, really. Jess Fink forever!
Tim
May 24, 2013 Tim rated it really liked it
Shelves: electronic
Hot stuff! What do you expect if you build for your wife a fully functional sex robot to take care of her needs because you are too busy building robots?

I love the art work, though the ebook version renders differently depending on the device used - e-ink Kindles tend to put too much white space around the page and allow one to zoom in to pan and scan, while my 7" tablet has less white space, higher resolution, but no zoom.
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