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Original Vintage Art & Text

Pencils by Charles Nicholas. ( Inks possibly by Jon D’Agostino.) From the story “The End of the Honeymoon” in Brides in Love #1, 1956.

 

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Bride and groom embracing and about to kiss.

GROOM: Uh oh! I just heard…the divorce rate is one out of two!

BRIDE: Gosh! I wonder who’ll be getting divorced…you or me?

1956 Pencils: Charles Nicholas Inks: Jon D’Agostino? Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira
Dialogue: John Lustig

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SCENE: Bride and groom embracing and about to kiss.

GROOM: Uh oh! I just heard…the divorce rate is one out of two!

BRIDE: Gosh! I wonder who’ll be getting divorced...you or me?

1956 Pencils: Charles Nicholas Inks: Jon D'Agostino? Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira
Dialogue: John Lustig

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Chaperone? So Unnecessary!

A prime example of I-Don’t-Need-Birth-Control-Because-I’m-Going-to-Stay-A-Virgin (this time) logic.

Original Vintage Art & Text

Read the entire vintage comic book for free on ComicBookPlus.

Art by Vince Colletta Studio in the story “Loves Lovely Mirage” in FIRST KISS #36, 1964.

 

 

Transcript:

SCENE: A young man and woman are in the foreground. They’re on a date. In the background is an older woman.

MAN: You have a chaperone?

WOMAN: Yes! And it’s so unnecessary! I’ve ALMOST never gotten pregnant…on a first date!

1964 Art: Vince Colletta Studio
Color: Allen Freeman

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SCENE: A young man and woman are in the foreground. They're on a date. In the background is an older woman.

MAN: You have a chaperone?

WOMAN: Yes! And it’s so unnecessary! I’ve ALMOST never gotten pregnant...on a first date!

1964 Art: Vince Colletta Studio
Color: Allen Freeman

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Very Hokey, Very Pokey

And for those of you who are curious, you can see the entire 1925 film on YouTube.

 

Transcript:

SCENE: A royal man and woman about to be coronated or married. There’s a huge crowd of soldiers and people behind them in the cathedral.

KING: Okay, you put your right foot in. You take your right foot out!

QUEEN: You put your right foot in and you shake it all about…

CAPTION: Doing “The Hokey Pokey–The Deluxe Edition.”

Image: John Gilbert and Mae Murray in the 1925 film The Merry Widow
New dialogue by John Lustig

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SCENE: A royal man and woman about to be coronated or married. There's a huge crowd of soldiers and people behind them in the cathedral.

KING: Okay, you put your right foot in. You take your right foot out!

QUEEN: You put your right foot in and you shake it all about...

CAPTION: Doing “The Hokey Pokey--The Deluxe Edition.”

Image: John Gilbert and Mae Murray in the 1925 film The Merry Widow
New dialogue by John Lustig

Murray, Mae (Merry Widow, The)

The World’s Favorite Sport

 

Art from “The Love That Failed” in FIRST KISS #25, 1962.

 

 

Transcript:

Woman crying as a man tries to kiss her.

WOMAN: It’s not fair!
Why didn’t someone tell us…sex
isn’t an Olympic sport?

1962 Artist Unknown Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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Woman crying as a man tries to kiss her.

WOMAN: It’s not fair!
Why didn’t someone tell us...sex
isn’t an Olympic sport?

1962 Artist Unknown Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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Date Night with Adam West

Another titanic tale of torrid fun from my comic collaborators and pals Tony Isabella & Diego Jourdan Pereira!

Original Vintage Art & Text

Art by John Celardo from the story “Stand-In for Love” in Intimate Love #24, Sept. 1953.

 

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Man driving a black, convertible at night. There’s a beautiful woman beside him.

WOMAN: if you don’t stop singing na na na na
na na…I’ll jump out of this car! What do you say to that?

MAN (speaking via a bat-shaped word balloon): Activate
Bat-Passenger-Seat- Restraint!

1953 Art: John Celardo New Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira Lettering: John Lustig
Writer: Tony Isabella

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SCENE: Man driving a black, convertible at night. There's a beautiful woman beside him.

WOMAN: if you don’t stop singing na na na na
na na...I’ll jump out of this car! What do you say to that?

MAN (speaking via a bat-shaped word balloon): Activate
Bat-Passenger-Seat- Restraint!

1953 Art: John Celardo New Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira Lettering: John Lustig
Writer: Tony Isabella

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