Martha StewTart…Domestic Superhero, Part 2

In creating “Martha StewTart” I sometimes changed the order of the panels from the original art. For the sake of continuity, though, I’m presenting Charlton’s “Forever and a Day” in it’s original order. (See below.)

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PANEL 1:
TITLE: Martha StewTart...Domestic Superhero!
CAPTION: “I know it’s hard to believe, but I haven’t always been as perfect as I am now! During those early carefree days when I lived next to a nuclear project, I didn’t fully understand the joys of being a woman!”*

CAPTION: *As told by Martha herself...except for the parts we made up!

BOB: Well, I'm off to split an atom! Did you have time to pack me a lunch, Martha?

MARTHA: I sure did! And I went all out this time! Bread and butter sandwiches! And for dessert...a Twinkie!

PANEL 2:
BOB: Gee, that's, uh...great! But, maybe...you should take a cooking class sometime!

MARTHA: Me? Cook? Don't be silly, Bob! Now go! I'll have your TV dinner defrosted by the time you get home!

PANEL 3:
MARTHA: By the way, are the lab boys through with that big mysterious project at the lake? I'd like to go swimming...if it's safe?

BOB: They should be finishing up right now! And, of course, it's safe!

CAPTION: To Be Continued

Martha StewTart…Domestic Superhero, Part 1

And so begins my 10-part serialization of the Martha StewTart saga. What is it exactly? The answer is here.

Below is the first page of the original romance art from First Kiss. I’ll be reprinting the entire “Forever and a Day” storyline here bit-by-bit as the Martha StewTart story unfolds. So you’ll be getting two stories at the same time!

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CAPTION: In the time it takes you to read this, Martha StewTart can build a 69-room mansion out of toothpicks...crochet a dust cover for her septic tank...and whip up a gourmet breakfast out of dandelions and gerbil mix! How does she do it? Find out in the secret origin of...

MARTHA (thinking as she kisses her husband): The perfect kiss! %$# I’m good!

TITLE: Martha StewTart...Domestic Superhero!*
*As told by Martha herself...except for the parts we made up!
To Be Continued
Art by Charles Nicholas & Sal Trapani
Color by Shane Fisher

Sexual Errors

Below is the original 1960s First Kiss art…featuring Rod—a boy who is apparently competing for the title of the World’s Shyest Guy.

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WOMAN (to man): Of course, I learn from my mistakes...one man at a time!

Art by Charles Nicholas & Sal Trapani
Color by Allen Freeman

Search for the Perfect Man

Below is the original 1960s art…from a story about a girl who already has a steady guy, but wants to trade up!

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WOMAN: The perfect man? I’ll find
him…someday! He can’t hide forever!

Art by Charles Nicholas & Vince Alascia

Color by Allen Freeman

I’m Looking for Love, But…

Below is the original 1960s art, featuring…a poor, insecure girl. A wealthy guy. And a pearl necklace.

Sweet romance or porn video—you decide!

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SCENE: Woman wearing a pearl necklace.

WOMAN: I’m looking for love!

Art by Charles Nicholas
Color by Allen Freeman