Merry, Marry Christmas

Merry, Marry Christmas

Many thanks to my pal Mike Pascale for collaborating on this holiday treat. Merry—or even Marry—Christmas, everyone!

Art by Vince Colletta from the story "Involuntary Bride" in FIRST KISS #40, 1965.

Art by Vince Colletta from the story “Involuntary Bride” in FIRST KISS #40, 1965.

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SCENE: A groom (in a Santa hat) and a bride kiss. In the background is a Christmas tree.

BOTH THINKING: Marry Christmas

1965 Art: Vince Colletta Preliminary Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira
Christmas Pizzaz & Holiday Spirit: Mike Pascale

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The Best Gift of All?

The Best Gift of All?

Here’s the first of this year’s two Christmas collaborations with my pal Mike Pascale. And for Christmas day? Mike and I have cooked up something sweeter than a Christmas sugar plum!

Art by Luis Dominguez from the story "Reckless Romance" in FIRST KISS #30, 1963.

Art by Luis Dominguez from the story “Reckless Romance” in FIRST KISS #30, 1963.

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SCENE: Male Christmas elf talking to a female Christmas elf.

MALE ELF: Sex? for Christmas? Gee, that’s what I got you too!

1963 Art: Luis Dominguez Facial Color: Allen Freeman
Elf Haute Coutre & Holiday Spirit: Mike Pascale

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Naughty Is Nice

Naughty Is Nice

Unlike almost every other piece of Last Kiss art, today’s comic isn’t based on vintage comic art. Instead, it’s a gorgeous original by longtime Last Kiss colorist Allen Freeman. Thank you, Allen!

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SCENE: Beautiful woman dressed in skimpy Santa costume.

WOMAN: I’ve seen what I get for “nice!” How about "naughty?"

Art & Color: Allen Freeman Dialogue: John Lustig

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Ho, Ho…Uh, Oh!

Ho, Ho…Uh, Oh!

Happy Holidays and thanks for reading Last Kiss!  —John Lustig and Mike Pascale

Meanwhile, back in 1961…
See the original 1961 art and dialogue for today’s Last Kiss webcomic here.

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SCENE: Woman angrily pointing her finger at Santa.

WOMAN: And just who are you calling “Ho, Ho, Ho?”

Art: Vince Colletta Studio
Santa-fication, Ho-fication & Gag-fication: Mike Pascale
©2014 Last Kiss Inc
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Christmas Dilemma

Christmas Dilemma

Happy Holidays from me—and Last Kiss artists (and terrific guys) Mike Pascale and Diego Jourdan Pereira.

Meanwhile, back in 1951…
See the original 1951 art and dialogue for today’s Last Kiss webcomic here.

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SCENE: Distraught woman thinking. Christmas tree in background.

WOMAN: I always forget which is better…naughty or nice?

Art: Bill Ward Re-ink & Initial Color: Diego J. Pereira
Christmas Colors & Background: Mike Pascale

©2014 Last Kiss Inc
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