Today's Last Kiss comic

Full-Figured Fairy Tale

Today's Last Kiss comic

Original vintage art & text.

Art by Charles Nicholas & Vince Alascia from the story “Castle on the Hill” in First Kiss #10, 1959.

 

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Woman brushing her hair as she looks in a mirror.

WOMAN: Mirror, Mirror on the wall…who has the best Boob job of them all?

Art by Charles Nicholas & Vince Alascia Color by Allen Freeman

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SCENE: Woman brushing her hair as she looks in a mirror.

WOMAN: Mirror, Mirror on the wall...who has the best Boob job of them all?

Art by Charles Nicholas & Vince Alascia Color by Allen Freeman

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Today's Last Kiss comic

Fashion Review from Your Cat

Today's Last Kiss comic

Original Art & Text.

Artist unknown. From Bride’s Secrets #3, 1954.

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Woman putting on some stockings while a cat sits nearby on a chair licking his/her paw.)

CAT (thinking): Her legs look fabulous in those stockings. Should I claw them now…or hold off ‘til she and her date are walking out the door?

1954 Artist Unknown Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira
Guest Writer: Tony Isabella

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SCENE: Woman putting on some stockings while a cat sits nearby on a chair licking his/her paw.)

CAT (thinking): Her legs look fabulous in those stockings. Should I claw them now...or hold off ‘til she and her date are walking out the door?

1954 Artist Unknown Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira
Guest Writer: Tony Isabella


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Comic Book Eyes

I’ll admit Tony Isabella‘s gag in today’s comic made me laugh out loud. (I might have even giggled.)

Having spent much of my adult life working in the comic book biz, I’m not exactly a stranger to the tendency for comic artists to emphasize the way most super heroines fill out the top half of their costumes.

The most obvious example of this is Power Girl. According to comic book lore, Power Girl’s co-creator Wally Wood bet a studio mate that he could draw Power Girl with a bigger chest each issue and that editors at DC Comics would never notice or object. They didn’t.

Original art featuring Power Girl drawn by Wally Wood in All-Star Comics #65, 1977.

 

Art by Charles Nicholas & Vince Alascia from the story “One Too Many Heartbreaks” in FIRST KISS #39, 1964.

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Woman talking to a male artist who is sitting and drawing at his drawing board.

WOMAN: Hey, mister, my eyes are up here!

ARTIST: Listen, babe, if I wanted to draw your eyes…I wouldn’t have become a comic-book artist!

1964 Art: Charles Nicholas & Vince Alascia Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira Guest Writer: Tony Isabella

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Art by Charles Nicholas & Vince Alascia from the story “One Too Many Heartbreaks” in FIRST KISS #39, 1964.

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SCENE: Woman talking to a male artist who is sitting and drawing at his drawing board.

WOMAN: Hey, mister, my eyes are up here!

ARTIST: Listen, babe, if I wanted to draw your eyes...I wouldn’t have become a comic-book artist!

1964 Art: Charles Nicholas & Vince Alascia Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira Guest Writer: Tony Isabella

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Art by Charles Nicholas & Vince Alascia from the story "One Too Many Heartbreaks" in FIRST KISS #39, 1964.

Make America Pretty Again

 

Art by the Vince Colletta Studio from the story “Hidden Love” in First Kiss #26, June 1962.

 

 

Transcript:

FEMALE FLIGHT ATTENDANT: I love witness protection!

OTHER WOMAN: I’m so glad we blew the whistle on Dad…before he threw us under the bus! I shudder remembering the tread marks on Ivanka and Jared!

1962 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira
Guest Writer: Tony Isabella

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FEMALE FLIGHT ATTENDANT: I love witness protection!

OTHER WOMAN: I’m so glad we blew the whistle on Dad...before he threw us under the bus! I shudder remembering the tread marks on Ivanka and Jared!

1962 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira
Guest Writer: Tony Isabella

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Royal Revenge

Vintage art & text.

Art by Bill Ward from the story “The Vengeance of Love” in Diary Loves #2, 1949.

 

 

TRANSCRIPT:

WOMAN WITH LOTS OF LARGE, TIGHT CURLS IN HER PINK HAIR (thinking): They’re laughing at me now…But when these cocoons hatch…I’ll be the QUEEN of the beauty parlor!

SOUND OF LAUGHTER COMING FROM OFF PANEL: HA HA!

1949 Art: Bill Ward Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira
Guest Writer: Tony Isabella

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Art by Bill Ward from the story “The Vengeance of Love” in Diary Loves #2, 1949.

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WOMAN WITH LOTS OF LARGE, TIGHT CURLS IN HER PINK HAIR (thinking): They’re laughing at me now...But when these cocoons hatch...I’ll be the QUEEN of the beauty parlor!

SOUND OF LAUGHTER COMING FROM OFF PANEL: HA HA!

1949 Art: Bill Ward Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira
Guest Writer: Tony Isabella

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Art by Bill Ward from the story "The Vengeance of Love" in Diary Loves #2, 1949.