Merely Stunning

Merely Stunning

Art by Bill Ward from the story “Rapture at Homecoming” in DIARY LOVES #*, 1951.

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WOMAN WITH LONG GLOVES: It’s easy to love me now! I’m gorgeous! But what about 50 years from now...when I’m merely stunning?

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

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24-Carat Callers

24-Carat Callers

Art by Vince Colletta Studio from the story “The Face of Love” in FIRST KISS #19, 1961. Click image to enlarge.

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SCENE: Beautiful, well-dressed woman in front of a make-up table and mirror. On the table are a bunch of framed portrait photos of men.

WOMAN: I wish the phone would ring! It’s been days since anyone gave me any jewelry!

Art by Vince Colletta Studio Color by Allen Freeman

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Face My Face

Face My Face

Pencils by Charles Nicholas from the story “Lover’s Quarrel” in FIRST KISS #12, 1960.

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SCENE: Woman looking at herself in a compact mirror.

WOMAN: I refuse to brag! I let my face do it for me!

Pencils: Charles Nicholas Color: Allen Freeman

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Wide-Eyed Beauty

Wide-Eyed Beauty

Pencils by Charles Nicholas from the story "Lover's Quarrel" in FIRST KISS #12, 1960.

Pencils by Charles Nicholas from the story “Lover’s Quarrel” in FIRST KISS #12, 1960.

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SCENE: Woman staring with wide eyes at her compact mirror.

WOMAN: Can’t close my eyes! But wow! My best facelift... ever!

1960 Pencils: Charles Nicholas Color: Allen Freeman

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I Feel Pretty

I Feel Pretty

Hey, me too! I’m “prettier,” taller and smarter than I look. Funnier too!

Pencils by Charles Nicholas from the story "Plain Jane" in FIRST KISS #6, 1958.

Pencils by Charles Nicholas from the story “Plain Jane” in FIRST KISS #6, 1958.

 

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SCENE: Woman looking in a pocket mirror.

WOMAN (thinking): I’m so much prettier than I look!

1958 Pencils: Charles Nicholas Color: Dan McConnell

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