A Model Diet Plan

Art by Charles Nicholas & Vince Alascia from the story “Coffee and…a Kiss, Darling!” in FIRST KISS #8, 1959.

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SCENE: Someone tries to hand a young woman a pastry.

CAPTION: The Super Model Diet!

WOMAN: No, thanks! I ate last year and I’m still full!

1959 Art: Charles Nicholas & Vince Alascia Color: Allen Freeman

Ring Me Up

Art by L.B. Cole from the cover of POPULAR TEEN-AGERS LOVE #14, 1952.

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SCENE: Man and woman embracing inside an enormous (symbolic) engagement ring.

MAN: Will you…?

WOMAN: Yes! Oh, god…yes!

1952 Art: L.B. Cole Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira


Love to Loan

Art by Alberta Tewks from the story “Love Lessons” in ALL TRUE ROMANCE #18, 1954. Click image to enlarge.

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SCENE: Woman combing her hair and holding a mirror.

WOMAN: Thanks for loaning me your new dress and new shoes! Any chance you have a new husband too?

1954 Art: Alberta Tewks Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira


A Boy Kissed Me

Art by the Vince Colletta Studio from the story “Kid Sister Blues” in FIRST KISS #31, 1963.

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SCENE: Young woman eating a carrot as she talks to her mom.

YOUNG WOMAN: Mom, a boy kissed me today!

MOM: Did you kiss him back?

YOUNG WOMAN: Well, it seemed rude not to…after I slept with him!

1963 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Foreground Color: Allen Freeman

From Now On I’m Gay

Art by Vince Colletta from the story “Involuntary Bride” in FIRST KISS #40, 1965.

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SCENE: Smiling woman hugging another smiling woman.

WOMAN: Good news! From now on I’m gay…even when
my parents are in town!

1965 Art: Vince Colletta Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira