Veteran’s Day Thanks

Sincere thanks and a digital smoosh to the roughly 20 million U.S. veterans who’ve served—often at great risk and sacrifice.

Art by Lee Elias from First Love Illustrated #35, Dec. 1953.

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Young woman kissing a sailor on Veteran’s Day.

WOMAN (thinking): One vet thanked! 20 million to go!

1953 Art: Lee Elias Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira

Art Code: DJP.lk484

Art by Lee Elias from First Love Illustrated #35, Dec. 1953.

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SCENE: Young woman kissing a sailor on Veteran's Day.

WOMAN (thinking): One vet thanked! 20 million to go!

1953 Art: Lee Elias Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira

Art Code: DJP.lk484

Art by Lee Elias from First Love Illustrated #35, Dec. 1953.

Shy Love

Art by Vince Colletta Studio from the story “Dream Along with Me” in First Kiss #32, June 1963.

 

Transcript:

 

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SCENE: Woman hugging startled young man.

WOMAN: Since you’re shy, I proposed to myself! And Congrats! I accepted!

1963 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Color: Allen Freeman

Art Code: 32.1.4.2


She’s Got Personality–Plus!

Art by Bill Ward from the story “Vengeance of Love” in Diary Loves #2, Nov. 1949.

 

Transcript:

BLONDE WOMAN LOOKING IN MIRROR: A split personality? Me?

MIRRORED IMAGE: No! That would be…crazy!

1949 Art: Bill Ward Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira

Art by Bill Ward from the story “Vengeance of Love” in Diary Loves #2, Nov. 1949.

Art Code: DJP.lk111

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BLONDE WOMAN LOOKING IN MIRROR: A split personality? Me?

MIRRORED IMAGE: No! That would be...crazy!

1949 Art: Bill Ward Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira

Art by Bill Ward from the story "Vengeance of Love" in Diary Loves #2, Nov. 1949.

Art Code: DJP.lk111

A Vote from the Vault

Money is important in politics. But there’s something even more powerful. Your vote. My vote. All our votes together are the one thing that politicians can’t ignore. 

So please don’t leave politics up to people like today’s Last Kiss character. Vote.

—John

Art by Dick Giordano & Vince Alascia from the story “The Big Meet” in Frank Merriwell at Yale #2, Aug. 1955.

 

Transcription:

MAN IN WHITE SUIT & BOW STRING TIE—HOLDING A WAD OF DOLLAR BILLS: Senator, I found this money in my wallet! Is it yours?

1955 Art: Dick Giordano & Vince Alascia Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira

Art Code: DJP.lk404

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MAN IN WHITE SUIT & BOW STRING TIE---HOLDING A WAD OF DOLLAR BILLS: Senator, I found this money in my wallet! Is it yours?

1955 Art: Dick Giordano & Vince Alascia Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira

Art Code: DJP.lk404

Stinkin’ Rich

Art by John Tartaglione from the story “The Sea Green Eyes!” from First Kiss #5, 1958.

 

Transcript:

MAN: I’m not just rich! I’m stinking rich!

WOMAN: Smells good to me!

1958 Art: John Tartaglione Color: Allen Freeman
Background adapted from photo by Casey Horner

Art Code: FK05.5.3.2

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MAN: I’m not just rich! I’m stinking rich!

WOMAN: Smells good to me!

1958 Art: John Tartaglione Color: Allen Freeman
Background adapted from photo by Casey Horner

Art Code: FK05.5.3.2