Their Romance is Booked

More Last Kiss fun from Black Lightning creator Tony Isabella.

Vintage art & text.

Art by Vince Colletta Studio from the story Love’s Lovely Mirage” in FIRST KISS #36, 1964.

 

 

Transcript:

SCENE: A woman and a man are talking outside. He is holding a book.

WOMAN: I know we’re social distancing, Carter, but, really…Reading
a book on our date?

MAN: I’m also practicing emotional distancing, Hortense! We shan’t be exchanging bodily fluids…until there’s a vaccine!

CAPTION: Romance was just another victim of the Covid-19.

1964 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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SCENE: A woman and a man are talking outside. He is holding a book.

WOMAN: I know we’re social distancing, Carter, but, really...Reading
a book on our date?

MAN: I’m also practicing emotional distancing, Hortense! We shan’t be exchanging bodily fluids...until there’s a vaccine!

CAPTION: Romance was just another victim of the Covid-19.

1964 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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Book Thrills

Artist unknown. From the story “Thief of Hearts” in BROADWAY ROMANCES #1, 1950.

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Man kissing a woman as a book flies out of her hand.

MAN: Hah! Can a mere book top this?

WOMAN (thinking): Yes!

1950 Artist Unknown Re-Creation: Kirsten Wilson

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SCENE: Man kissing a woman as a book flies out of her hand.

MAN: Hah! Can a mere book top this?

WOMAN (thinking): Yes!

1950 Artist Unknown Re-Creation: Kirsten Wilson

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Broadway Romances 1.28.2

Artist unknown. From the story "Thief of Hearts" in BROADWAY ROMANCES #1, 1950.



My Pulsing Passion

Art by Vince Colletta Studio from the story “Party Girl” in FIRST KISS #4, 1958.

Transcript:

SCENE: Woman smiles and talks as someone reads a book.

WOMAN: I changed some names! But all the orgasms are real!

TITLE ON BOOK COVER: Tempest Von Tramp’s Pulsing Passion

1958 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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SCENE: Woman smiles and talks as someone reads a book.

WOMAN: I changed some names! But all the orgasms are real!

TITLE ON BOOK COVER: Tempest Von Tramp's Pulsing Passion

1958 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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Romance by the Book

Art by Bill Ward from the story “I Danced with Heartbreak” from DIARY LOVES #8, 1951.

Transcript:

WOMAN (with book): If only there was a man as exciting as this book!

1951 Art: Bill Ward Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira

John Lustig’s Last Kiss
©2017 Last Kiss Inc

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WOMAN (with book): If only there was a man as exciting as this book!

1951 Art: Bill Ward Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira

John Lustig’s Last Kiss
©2017 Last Kiss Inc

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My Hero?

Art by the Iger Studio from the story “Censored” in ALL TRUE ROMANCE #2, 1951.

Transcript:

SCENE: Blonde woman embraces a man while she holds a book.

WOMAN: Darling, of course, the hero in my book is based on you!

WOMAN (thinking): But, so is the villain!

1951 Art by the Iger Studio Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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SCENE: Blonde woman embraces a man while she holds a book.

WOMAN: Darling, of course, the hero in my book is based on you!

WOMAN (thinking): But, so is the villain!

1951 Art by the Iger Studio Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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