Last Kiss 2019 Fourth of July comic

Happy Fourth

Last Kiss 2019 Fourth of July comic

Happy Fourth!

Original art that today's Last Kiss comic was based on.

Art by Alex Kotzky from Uncle Sam Quarterly #8, 1943.

 

 

Transcript:

SCENE: A young boy is riding on Uncle Sam’s shoulders as Uncle Sam runs across a field with fireworks exploding in the background.

UNCLE SAM & BOY: Happy Independence Day!

1943 Character Art by Alex Kotzky from Uncle Sam Quarterly #8. Background: Composite from photos by Sam Mathews & Nitish Meena

Art by Alex Kotzky from Uncle Sam Quarterly #8, 1943.

Art Code: UncleSam8_0

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SCENE: A young boy is riding on Uncle Sam's shoulders as Uncle Sam runs across a field with fireworks exploding in the background.

UNCLE SAM & BOY: Happy Independence Day!

1943 Character Art by Alex Kotzky from Uncle Sam Quarterly #8. Background: Composite from photos by Sam Mathews & Nitish Meena

Art by Alex Kotzky from Uncle Sam Quarterly #8, 1943.

Art Code: UncleSam8_0

Last Kiss Fourth of July Comic

Uncle Sam’s Secret

Last Kiss Fourth of July Comic

Happy Independence Day from me and my pal (and frequent Last Kiss collaborator) Mike Pascale*. There will be a bonus Fourth of July comic tomorrow!

(Check out the Kickstarter for Mike Pascale Seahawk football cartoon book “Game Buzz.”

Art by Vince Colletta Studio from the story “From Out of the Past” in FIRST KISS #15, 1960.

 

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Smiling woman talking to Uncle Sam as fireworks explode in the sky in the background.

WOMAN: You’re 243 years old! What’s your secret?

MAN: Clean living! Free health care!* Plus…I’m a cartoon character!

CAPTION: *Sam qualified for Medicare 178 years ago!

1960 Art: Vince Colletta Studio
Patriotic Passion, Apparel & SPX: Mike Pascale

Art Code: 15.1.8.1

Art by Vince Colletta Studio from the story “From Out of the Past” in FIRST KISS #15, 1960.

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SCENE: Smiling woman talking to Uncle Sam as fireworks explode in the sky in the background.

WOMAN: You’re 243 years old! What's your secret?

MAN: Clean living! Free health care!* Plus...I'm a cartoon character!

CAPTION: *Sam qualified for Medicare 178 years ago!

1960 Art: Vince Colletta Studio
Patriotic Passion, Apparel & SPX: Mike Pascale

Art by Vince Colletta Studio from the story "From Out of the Past" in FIRST KISS #15, 1960.

Wham! Bam! Thank You, Sam!

Happy Fourth of July courtesy of Mike Pascale, Diego Jourdan Pereira and me.

Art by Vince Colletta Studio from the story “His Future Bride” in BRIDES IN LOVE #10, 1958.

Transcript:

SCENE: Uncle Sam and a woman embrace.

UNCLE SAM: Wanna make me great again?

WOMAN: You already are!
1958 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira
Fourth of July Makeover & Magic: Mike Pascale
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SCENE: Uncle Sam and a woman embrace.

UNCLE SAM: Wanna make me great again?

WOMAN: You already are!
1958 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira
Fourth of July Makeover & Magic: Mike Pascale
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Give Me Liberty! Or…

Today’s proudly patriotic panel of pulsating pizzazz comes courtesy of my pal Mike Pascale.

If you like this, good news. Tomorrow Mike and I will have another Independence Day delicacy dedicated to delightfully dizzy patriotism.
(But don’t be surprised if it’s alliterative free. Whew!)

Art by Charles Nicholas & Sal Tapani from the story “Honeymoon Continued” in FIRST KISS #24, 1962.

Transcript:

SCENE: Uncle Sam talking to a beautiful woman as fireworks go off in the background.

UNCLE SAM: Give me liberty…or give me sex!

WOMAN: Don’t you mean death?

UNCLE SAM: Only if my wife finds out!

1962 Art: Charles Nicholas & Sal Trapani
Fireworks, Fashion & Fun: Mike Pascale

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SCENE: Uncle Sam talking to a beautiful woman as fireworks go off in the background.

UNCLE SAM: Give me liberty…or give me sex!

WOMAN: Don't you mean death?

UNCLE SAM: Only if my wife finds out!

1962 Art: Charles Nicholas & Sal Trapani
Fireworks, Fashion & Fun: Mike Pascale

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