Humor Hurts

It’s a day early, but Happy April Fool’s Day.

(By the way, if you hurt yourself laughing at Tony Isabella‘s gag then please seek medication attention—stat!)

Original, Vintage Art & Text:

Art by Dick Giordano from The Young Doctors #6, Nov. 1963. Charlton Comics

 

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Doctor in a hospital acts like he’s having sudden, overwhelming pain as a patient in a bed looks on in alarm.

CAPTION: Dr. Kevin thought his “Alien chest buster” reenactment
was hilarious…just the thing to relax his surgical patients. He never grasped the correlation between this…and the rising cost…of his malpractice insurance.

1963 Art: Dick Giordano Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira
Writer: Tony Isabella

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SCENE: Doctor in a hospital acts like he's having sudden, overwhelming pain as a patient in a bed looks on in alarm.

CAPTION: Dr. Kevin thought his “Alien chest buster” reenactment
was hilarious...just the thing to relax his surgical patients. He never grasped the correlation between this...and the rising cost...of his malpractice insurance.

1963 Art: Dick Giordano Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira
Writer: Tony Isabella

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Looking Good

Original, Vintage Art & Text:

Art by Vince Colletta Studio from the story “The Gay Deception” in FIRST KISS #8, 1959.

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Woman putting on makeup as another woman looks on in the background.

WOMAN #1: I don’t have to be good…if I look good!

WOMAN #2 (thinks): She’s evil, but %$#@! I want to be her!

1959 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Color: Allen Freeman

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SCENE: Woman putting on makeup as another woman looks on in the background.

WOMAN #1: I don’t have to be good...if I look good!

WOMAN #2 (thinks): She's evil, but %$#@! I want to be her!

1959 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Color: Allen Freeman

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Saving Face

Original, Vintage Art & Text:

Art by Luis Dominguez from the story “Reckless Romance” in FIRST KISS #30, 1963.

 

 

Transcript:

MAN: Look! I tattooed
your face on my chest. so you’ll always be close to my heart!

WOMAN: I had yours inked on my rear–so I can always sit on it!

1963 Art: Luis Dominguez
New Color: Allen Freeman

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MAN: Look! I tattooed
your face on my chest. so you’ll always be close to my heart!

WOMAN: I had yours inked on my rear--so I can always sit on it!

1963 Art: Luis Dominguez
New Color: Allen Freeman

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You’re Giving Me a Headache–Again!

Original, Vintage Art:

Art by Vince Colletta Studio from the story “Make Believe” in FIRST KISS #7, 1959.

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Woman looking apprehensive.

WOMAN: Oh, no!
I’ve got a headache! You must be horny!

1959 Art: Vince Colletta Studio New Color: Allen Freeman

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SCENE: Woman looking apprehensive.

WOMAN: Oh, no!
I’ve got a headache! You must be horny!

1959 Art: Vince Colletta Studio New Color: Allen Freeman

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Web Comic Fantasy

Artist Unknown. It could be Matt Baker or someone (Al Feldstein?) imitating him. From the Glory Forbes story in Rangers Comics #39, Feb. 1948.

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Woman running in high heels and a short skirt:

CAPTION: Push-up bra!
Short skirt! High heels! A new, sexy adventure every day! Sometimes
she felt like a character in a cheesy webcomic!

1948 Artist: Matt Baker

Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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SCENE: Woman running in high heels and a short skirt:

CAPTION: Push-up bra!
Short skirt! High heels! A new, sexy adventure every day! Sometimes
she felt like a character in a cheesy webcomic!

1948 Artist: Matt Baker

Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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