Love to Loan

Love to Loan

Art by Alberta Tewks from the story “Love Lessons” in ALL TRUE ROMANCE #18, 1954. Click image to enlarge.

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SCENE: Woman combing her hair and holding a mirror.

WOMAN: Thanks for loaning me your new dress and new shoes! Any chance you have a new husband too?

1954 Art: Alberta Tewks Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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Sexy Me

Sexy Me

Art by Matt Baker from the story “Call to Arms” in FIGHTIN’ MARINES #3, Dec. 1951.

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SEXY WOMAN IN U.S. Marine's uniform: “Sexy” is my middle name! I changed it from “Sue!”

1951 Art: Matt Baker Re-Creation: Kirsten Wilson

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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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