I Like Women

Artist unknown. From the story “The Love that Failed” in FIRST KISS #25, 1962.

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MAN (to woman): But, honey, I’ve changed! I like women now…almost as much as men!

1962 Artist Unknown Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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Artist unknown. From the story "The Love that Failed" in FIRST KISS #25, 1962.

5 Comments

  1. Was the original in black and white? The entire comic in black and white? Interesting.

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    • I guess it was the colorist that failed

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    • Dave & Jam:

      Short answer: The comics were all printed in color. But occasionally I post images here from the black & white scans because they’re clearer and frankly faster for me to access and clean up.

      Long answer: When I bought the rights to First Kiss from Charlton, I also received the black and white photostats of 35 of the 40 issues; negatives for the remaining issues; and one or more copies of all the First Kiss comics.

      I scanned all those photostats decades ago. Those high-res images are mostly what I use when I have the images colored for Last Kiss. So I’ve already cropped and cleaned up all those images. So they’re easy to grab and post here.

      However, I know people like to see the color versions of the printed comics, so I usually go into those scans; crop those images and then—depending on the quality of the image and my time—clean them up. (Charlton’s printing was so horrific that the color was often off-register.) Then I post ’em here.

      So, I usually post the color comics here—if I have time. But I must say that sometimes I just like the look and clarity of the black & white versions.

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      • So you’re like the anti-Ted Turner. Glad someone is.

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        • Well, I have a lot less money then Ted T. So my plans to turn the world B&W may have to proceed slowly. Right now, I’ve only had success with penguins and panda bears.

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