The Origin of Tattoo Face™

You’ll definitely be seeing more of this guy—Inky McBlink (aka Tattoo Face™)—in the coming months. From time to time, Mike Pascale and I will bring him back for other unlikely dates—and heartbreaks.

Art by Vince Colletta Studio from the story “A Bouquet of Roses” in FIRST KISS #20, 1961.

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SCENE: Man with tattoo on his face talks to woman who looks clearly alarmed. Tattoo on his face says "I <heart> Eve!"

MAN: Face it, Eve! Our love's our like this tattoo! Good forever!

WOMAN (thinking): Worst first date...ever!!!

1961 Art: Vince Colletta Color: Allen Freeman
Tattoo Artist & Gag Guro: Mike Pascale