Canada! Oh, Canada!

Happy Canada Day—especially to my wife Shelagh who has dual U.S.-Canadian citizenship and maple syrup in her veins!

Vintage art & text.

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

 

Transcript:

Scene: Man and woman walking—the woman leading the way—and holding hands. They appear to be in an office party setting.

WOMAN: You’re from Canada? Cool! That’s up by the border isn’t it…near Mexico?

MAN: Eh?

1960 Inks: Dick Giordano Color: Allen Freeman

Happy Canada Day!

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Scene: Man and woman walking---the woman leading the way---and holding hands. They appear to be in an office party setting.

WOMAN: You’re from Canada? Cool! That’s up by the border isn’t it…near Mexico?

MAN: Eh?

1960 Inks: Dick Giordano Color: Allen Freeman

Happy Canada Day!

FK12.3.3.3

Hot Coffee & You

Art by Vince Colletta Studio from the story “The Love Thief” in First Kiss #37, May 1964.

 

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Man with two hot coffees, offering one to another man.

MAN (with coffees): I like my men like my coffee! Hot…with whipped cream and sprinkles!

1964 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Foreground Color: Allen Freeman

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SCENE: Man with two hot coffees, offering one to another man.

MAN (with coffees): I like my men like my coffee! Hot...with whipped cream and sprinkles!

1964 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Foreground Color: Allen Freeman

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Last Kiss the Movie

Blockbuster screenplay by Black Lightning creator Tony Isabella.

Art by John Tartaglione from the story “The Sea Green Eyes!” in FIRST KISS #5, 1958.

 

Transcript:

SCENE: WOMAN with a film script.

WOMAN (thinks): Action! Comedy! Romance! This amazing screenplay has it all! “Last Kiss: The Movie” will be sensational! And Brad Pitt and Chris Evans are fighting to play the John Lustig role!

CAPTION: Danny DeVito is already signed for the “Boot-Licking Guest Writer” cameo.

1958 Art: John Tartaglione Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira
Guest Writer & Best Bootlicker: Tony Isabella

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SCENE: WOMAN with a film script.

WOMAN (thinks): Action! Comedy! Romance! This amazing screenplay has it all! “Last Kiss: The Movie” will be sensational! And Brad Pitt and Chris Evans are fighting to play the John Lustig role!

CAPTION: Danny DeVito is already signed for the “Boot-Licking Guest Writer” cameo.

1958 Art: John Tartaglione Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira
Guest Writer & Best Bootlicker: Tony Isabella

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Let’s Share

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

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MAN IN SCARF: Let’s get married! Then we can share scarves!

WOMAN IN SCARF: And underwear!

1958 Art: John Tartaglione Color: Allen Freeman

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She’s Everything He’s Ever Wanted in a Woman

Script by Will Eisner. Art by Dan Zolnerowich from the story “The Legion of Living Bombs” from Smash Comics #14, 1940.

 

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Man trying to kiss a bored, busty woman.

MAN: Of course, we should get married! You remind me of my mom!

1940 Art: Will Eisner & Dan Zolnerowich Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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SCENE: Man trying to kiss a bored, busty woman.

MAN: Of course, we should get married! You remind me of my mom!

1940 Art: Will Eisner & Dan Zolnerowich Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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