My Favorite Comic of All Time

Original Vintage Art & Text

Artist unknown, but may be Matt Baker. From the story “Dungaree Doll” in First Love Illustrated #89, 1962. Click link to read entire comic book.

 

 

 

 

Transcript:

WOMAN: AT LAST! I’m appearing in my favorite comic of all time…Last Kiss? %$#@! I thought this was Mary Worth!

1962 Artist: Matt Baker?    New Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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WOMAN: AT LAST! I’m
WOMAN: AT LAST! I’m appearing in my favorite comic of all time...Last Kiss? %$#@! I thought this was Mary Worth!

1962 Artist: Matt Baker?    New Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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Date Night with Adam West

Another titanic tale of torrid fun from my comic collaborators and pals Tony Isabella & Diego Jourdan Pereira!

Original Vintage Art & Text

Art by John Celardo from the story “Stand-In for Love” in Intimate Love #24, Sept. 1953.

 

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Man driving a black, convertible at night. There’s a beautiful woman beside him.

WOMAN: if you don’t stop singing na na na na
na na…I’ll jump out of this car! What do you say to that?

MAN (speaking via a bat-shaped word balloon): Activate
Bat-Passenger-Seat- Restraint!

1953 Art: John Celardo New Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira Lettering: John Lustig
Writer: Tony Isabella

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SCENE: Man driving a black, convertible at night. There's a beautiful woman beside him.

WOMAN: if you don’t stop singing na na na na
na na...I’ll jump out of this car! What do you say to that?

MAN (speaking via a bat-shaped word balloon): Activate
Bat-Passenger-Seat- Restraint!

1953 Art: John Celardo New Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira Lettering: John Lustig
Writer: Tony Isabella

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The Dangers of Reading Last Kiss

Art by Dick Giordano from I Love You #44, Feb. 1963

 

Transcript:

SCENE: A man and a woman dancing at a party. In the background, a second man has his hands on his hips and is sternly lecturing them.

SECOND MAN: You got married…on a first date? Again?!! That does it! No more Last Kiss comics for you, young lady!

CAPTION: Surgeon General’s Warning:
Reading Last Kiss corrupts morals and can be dangerously silly! Stop reading now–or you could end up married, pregnant or both!

1963 Art: Dick Giordano Color: Allen Freeman
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SCENE: A man and a woman dancing at a party. In the background, a second man has his hands on his hips and is sternly lecturing them.

SECOND MAN: You got married...on a first date? Again?!! That does it! No more Last Kiss comics for you, young lady!

CAPTION: Surgeon General’s Warning:
Reading Last Kiss corrupts morals and can be dangerously silly! Stop reading now--or you could end up married, pregnant or both!


1963 Art: Dick Giordano Color: Allen Freeman
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My Vast Comic Book Fortune

Yes, this is the third Tony Isabella gag I’ve used in a row! Not enough Tony for you? On Wednesday let’s make it four!

Art by Dick Giordano from Secrets of Young Brides #37, 1963. (Scanned from a photostat of the original black & white line art.)

 

Transcript:

SCENE: In the foreground, U.S. dollar bills of various denominations fly through the air. In the background, a man speaks angrily to a woman.

MAN: Are you insane? You sold my comic-book collection and this was all you got? Those comics were worth millions! Thousands! Hundreds! I’m just going to go to the comic shop, okay?

1963 Art: Dick Giordano Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira
Writer: Tony Isabella

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SCENE: In the foreground, U.S. dollar bills of various denominations fly through the air. In the background, a man speaks angrily to a woman.

MAN: Are you insane? You sold my comic-book collection and this was all you got? Those comics were worth millions! Thousands! Hundreds! I'm just going to go to the comic shop, okay?

1963 Art: Dick Giordano Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira
Writer: Tony Isabella

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Well Blow Me Down

Delicious dialogue by Tony Isabella—spinach salesman to the stars and writer of stuff.

Art by Dick Giordano from Secrets of Young Brides #37, June 1963.

 

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Young man in a sailor’s cap is standing behind a crying woman, holding her by the arm just below the shoulder.

WOMAN: We’re finished! I won’t wear a ratty old dress..and go on a starvation diet…and get breast reduction surgery…to fulfill your “Olive Oyl” fantasy!

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SCENE: Young man in a sailor's cap is standing behind a crying woman, holding her by the arm just below the shoulder.

WOMAN: We’re finished! I won’t wear a ratty old dress..and go on a starvation diet...and get breast reduction surgery...to fulfill your “Olive Oyl” fantasy!

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