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The Rapper Lil Nas X is getting some heat for using his real blood in shoe design, but it reminded us of the time KISS used their real blood for coloring their KISS comic book…

Using real blood in products in not a new trend like most people think, who remembers back in 1977 when the band KISS decided to use their own blood for the red coloring in their comic book?

KISS met Stan Lee at the Marvel’s printing facility, where the members’ blood was drawn by a registered nurse, the blood was then mixed with red ink and used to print “A Marvel Comics Super Special.

Here is the news report on it!

KISS May 1977 Buffalo, NY WGRZ TV NewsCenter 2 The Last Word

KISS putting their blood into the comic book in 1977 at Arcadia Graphics