Bunk Mates

I turned this image into a fridge magnet for sale at the Prism Comics booth at the San Diego Comic-Con last week.
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But I couldn’t decide what color the background should be. So, before the show, I posted four variations on Facebook and asked friends for their opinions.
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This one above was the favorite, but a strong second was this one with the rust brown background. (See below.)
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And the magnet? It sold well. Thanks for all the help everyone!

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And here’s the original art from 1955:

Art by Dick Giordano & Vince Alascia from the story “Ordeal by Fire” from FRANK MERRIWELL AT YALE #1, 1955.

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Guy in background is lying on the lower level of a bunk bed. Guy in foreground is taking off his shirt.

GUY IN FOREGROUND: If this is a mistake…let’s make sure it’s a big one!

1955 Art: Dick Giordano & Vince Alascia Color: Dan McConnell & John Lustig

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Art by Dick Giordano & Vince Alascia from the story “Ordeal by Fire” from FRANK MERRIWELL AT YALE #1, 1955.

↓ Transcript
SCENE: Guy in background is lying on the lower level of a bunk bed. Guy in foreground is taking off his shirt.

GUY IN FOREGROUND: If this is a mistake...let’s make sure it’s a big one!

1955 Art: Dick Giordano & Vince Alascia Color: Dan McConnell & John Lustig

FM1.3.7.7

Art by Dick Giordano & Vince Alascia from the story "Ordeal by Fire" from FRANK MERRIWELL AT YALE #1, 1955.

Sex Slip Up?

Inks by Dick Giordano from the story Heartbreaker in FIRST KISS #12, 1960.

 

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Two young women/girls are sitting in the background looking at a young, blonde woman who is in the foreground. The blonde looks back with a sideways glance.

BLONDE WOMAN (thinking): Everyone’s staring! Did I sleep with someone’s husband…again?

1960 Inks: Dick Giordano Color: Allen Freeman

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Inks by Dick Giordano from the story Heartbreaker in FIRST KISS #12, 1960.

↓ Transcript
SCENE: Two young women/girls are sitting in the background looking at a young, blonde woman who is in the foreground. The blonde looks back with a sideways glance.

BLONDE WOMAN (thinking): Everyone’s staring! Did I sleep with someone’s husband...again?

1960 Inks: Dick Giordano Color: Allen Freeman

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Inks by Dick Giordano from the story Heartbreaker in FIRST KISS #12, 1960.

Happy?

Art by John Prentice from the story “Resort Romeo” in Hi-School Romance #60, Feb. 1957.