The Secret Ingredient

This comic has a bit of history. When it originally ran in 2010, the punchline was that the final secret ingredient was “1,300 tablespoons of rum!” But I had a request from The Dayton City Paper—which runs Last Kiss every week—for a comic to go with it’s cover story about marijuana.

So, I dug out this comic off and made a minor change. Hence my humor this time is even “dopier” than usual.

Art by the Vince Colletta Studio from the story “Girl Meets Boy” in FIRST KISS #11, 1959.


↓ Transcript
SCENE: Young woman talking to her mom in a kitchen. The mom is holding a big mixing bowl.

MOM: The secret ingredients are a cup of love...a dash of hope...and 18 ounces of Maui Wowie!

1959 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Color: Allen Freeman