Ozzy Stillbourne of Metal-Sludge.com reviewed the debut issue of Gene Simmons Tongue … and no, he wasn’t impressed. Stillbourne said of the $3.99 magazine that had only 106 pages, “Of those 106 pages, the magazine has 8 Full page ads for KISS KRAP. There are also a handful of other ads that feature the KISS name and their association. There is even an ad for the Black N’ Blue catalog. Gee, I wonder who produced most of Black N’ Blue releases? There is also a 2 page column by Gene called ‘Tongue Lashings.’ In addition you get a full color pin-up of… you guessed it… Gene on the toilet! Take away all the KISS sh** and you have a magazine that has about 92 pages.” Read more.