Chocolate Criminals

This Last Kiss image is a composite from two pieces of comic art (both redrawn by Diego Jourdan Pereira) that I put together with Photoshop. Frankly, I’m really pleased at how it turned out. (See below for the original 1950’s comic art.)

Art by Bill Ward from the story "I Danced with Heartbreak" in DIARY LOVES #9, 1951.

Art by Bill Ward from the story “I Danced with Heartbreak” in DIARY LOVES #9, 1951.

 

Artist unknown. From the story "Censored" in ALL TRUE ROMANCE #2, 1951.

Artist unknown. From the story “Censored” in ALL TRUE ROMANCE #2, 1951.

 

 
Transcript:

Woman in a jail cell, smoking a cigarette. Has a chocolate stain on her mouth. Policeman is outside her cell.

CAPTION: If you outlaw chocolate, only criminals women will have chocolate!

1951 Artists: Bill Ward & Unknown Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira

DJP.lk176EmptyCellWithFigureChocolate

↓ Transcript
Woman in a jail cell, smoking a cigarette. Has a chocolate stain on her mouth. Policeman is outside her cell.

CAPTION: If you outlaw chocolate, only criminals women will have chocolate!

1951 Artists: Bill Ward & Unknown Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira

DJP.lk176EmptyCellWithFigureChocolate