Christmas Spirit

I know the holidays aren’t all sugar plums and smiles. But I hope this Christmas brings you genuine joy as well as many wonderful moments and warm memories!

—John Lustig

(Many thanks to Diego Jourdan Pereira for the Christmas-themed re-vamp of this art.)

All Romances #1 (1949.) Artist may be Alice Kirkpatrick.

 

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SCENE: A smiling Santa Clause carries a happy young woman. She has her arms around his neck.

WOMAN: I can’t resist the Christmas Spirit!

SANTA: Ho! Ho! Ho!

CAPTION: Merry Christmas

1949 Art: Alice Kirkpatrick? Re-Ink, Color & Santa-ification: Diego Jourdan Pereira

Art Codes: djp_lk_badsanta01b DJP.lk41

Art possibly by Alice Kirkpatrick from the cover of All Romances #1, Aug. 1949. Published by Ace Magazines. alias

Working Christmas Eve

Many thanks to my pal Mike Pascale for the holiday visual transformation in today’s comic.

Art by Vince Colletta Studio from the story “My Outlaw Lover” in FIRST KISS #20, 1961.

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SANTA CLAUS: I’m working Christmas Eve!

MRS CLAUS: Again?!! Admit it! You’re just avoiding dinner with my family!

1961 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Santa-fication: Mike Pascale

Art Code: 20.4.5.1Pink_Xmas2013

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SANTA CLAUS: I’m working Christmas Eve!

MRS CLAUS: Again?!! Admit it! You’re just avoiding dinner with my family!

1961 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Santa-fication: Mike Pascale

Art Code: 20.4.5.1Pink_Xmas2013

Christmas with Ginger

Model Felina Vie appears here courtesy of her frequent photographer Allen Freeman. See other Last Kiss photo-comics by Allen featuring Felina here.

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SCENE: Model Felina Vie dressed as a sexy Santa or Santa’s Helper.

FELINA: Santa likes milk and cookies! But I want a whisky and Ginger!

Model: Felina Vie Photo: Allen Freeman

Art Code: felinagulfcoast5485face

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SCENE: Model Felina Vie as a sexy Santa or Santa's Helper.

FELINA: Santa likes milk and cookies! But I want a whisky and Ginger!

Model: Felina Vie Photo: Allen Freeman

Art Code: felinagulfcoast5485face



Be Nice

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SCENE: Smiling Santa Claus talking to a shocked woman whose eyes are all white except for pinpoint pupils.

SANTA: This time I’ll be naughty—and you be nice!

Composite image by Mike Pascale,
Diego Jourdan Pereira & John Lustig

Art code: 2.1.5.4.4XmasMPSantaDJP.lk217

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SCENE: Smiling Santa Claus talking to a shocked woman whose eyes are all white except for pinpoint pupils.

SANTA: This time I’ll be naughty---and you be nice!

Composite image by Mike Pascale,
Diego Jourdan Pereira & John Lustig

Art code: 2.1.5.4.4XmasMPSantaDJP.lk217

Oh, Deer!

Artist unknown. From the story “Censored” in All True Romance #2, published by Comics Media in 1951.

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(Many thanks to Diego Jourdan Pereira for the Christmas-themed re-vamp of this art.)

Transcript:

SANTA (thinking): Rudolph passed his drug test! But I still think he’s flying high!

1951 Artist Unknown Re-Ink and Santa Outfit: Diego Jourdan Pereira

Art Codes: dip_lk_badsanta02b DJP.lk177

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SANTA (thinking): Rudolph passed his drug test! But I still think he’s flying high!

1951 Artist Unknown Re-Ink and Santa Outfit: Diego Jourdan Pereira

Art Codes: dip_lk_badsanta02b DJP.lk177