Living Life on the Edge

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

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Man and woman talking in foreground as a house teeters on the edge of an abyss.

MAN: B-but you wanted to live life on the edge!

WOMAN: I meant sex and drugs! Not something risky like real estate!

1959 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Color:Allen Freeman
Background adapted from a photo by Cindy Tang

Art Code: 11.1.6.2

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SCENE: Man and woman talking in foreground as a house teeters on the edge of an abyss.

MAN: B-but you wanted to live life on the edge!

WOMAN: I meant sex and drugs! Not something risky like real estate!

1959 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Color:Allen Freeman
Background adapted from a photo by Cindy Tang

Art Code: 11.1.6.2

Soda Jerked

Artist unknown—though it may be Matt Baker. From the story “Second Best Beau” in Hi-School Romance #75, 1958.

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Young man and woman having sodas, malts or milk shakes.

MAN: I won’t be a junior assistant soda jerk forever! someday I’ll be…a real jerk

WOMAN: Golly, I think you already are!

1958 Artist Unknown Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira

Art Code: DJP.lk466

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SCENE: Young man and woman having sodas, malts or milk shakes.

MAN: I won’t be a junior assistant soda jerk forever! someday I’ll be…a real jerk

WOMAN: Golly, I think you already are!

1958 Artist Unknown Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira

Art Code: DJP.lk466

Bully for You

Art by John Tartaglione from the story “My Confidence Man” in FIRST KISS #5, 1958.

 

Transcript:

SHY MAN WITH DOWNCAST EYES: So, you don’t mind that I’m weak, insecure and easily bullied?

WOMAN IN BEADED/PEARL NECKLACE: Mind? I’m counting on it!

1958 Art: John Tartaglione Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira

Art Code: DJP.lk338 FK05.3.6.2

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SHY MAN WITH DOWNCAST EYES: So, you don’t mind that I’m weak, insecure and easily bullied?

WOMAN IN BEADED/PEARL NECKLACE: Mind? I’m counting on it!

1958 Art: John Tartaglione Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira

Art Code: DJP.lk338 FK05.3.6.2

Kiss Or Kill?

Kissing first is always my preference.

Pencils by Alice Kirkpatrick from the story “I Played with Fire” in Diary Loves #8, 1951.

 

Transcript:
SCENE: Woman is pointing a handgun at a smiling man.
WOMAN: I can’t decide whether to kiss you or kill you!
MAN: Why don’t we start with a kiss and see where things go?
1951 Art: Alice Kirkpatrick Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira
DJP.lk153

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Transcript:
SCENE: Woman is pointing a handgun at a smiling man.
WOMAN: I can’t decide whether to kiss you or kill you!
MAN: Why don’t we start with a kiss and see where things go?
1951 Art: Alice Kirkpatrick Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira
DJP.lk153

DNA Challenged

Art by Art Cappello & Dick Giordano from the story “Love’s Crucible” in FIRST KISS #1, 1957.

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Man and woman in lab coats look down at something. There are in a scientific lab with test tubes.

MAN: This test proves we’re not related

WOMAN: So we can get married? At last! I can’t wait to tell our kids!

1957 Art: Art Cappello & Dick Giordano Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira

Art Code: DJP.lk329

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SCENE: Man and woman in lab coats look down at something. There are in a scientific lab with test tubes.

MAN: This test proves we’re not related

WOMAN: So we can get married? At last! I can’t wait to tell our kids!


1957 Art: Art Cappello & Dick Giordano Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira

Art Code: DJP.lk329