Questions about the Dress Code

 

 

 

Transcript:

SCENE: 1904 photo of a well-dressed woman wearing a hat with a huge buckle on the front.

CAPTION: Rosalind was new to the workforce. So she wondered about the firm’s dress code. Could her boss be right? Were Puritan hat buckles really out of style…and forbidden…along with underwear?

1904 Photo: J. Craig Annan Model: Frau Mathasius
Time Traveler: John Lustig

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SCENE: 1904 photo of a well-dressed woman wearing a hat with a huge buckle on the front.

CAPTION: Rosalind was new to the workforce. So she wondered about the firm’s dress code. Could her boss be right? Were Puritan hat buckles really out of style...and forbidden...along with underwear?

1904 Photo: J. Craig Annan Model: Frau Mathasius
Time Traveler: John Lustig

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Don’t Fool April

My wife (Shelagh Lustig) took one look at today’s comic and said, “Waist?!! Look at that tiny waist! That guy’s a big waste!”

I agree with her. (Always the wise thing to do.)

Original Vintage Art & Text

Art by Charles Nicholas & Vince Alascia from the story “Don’t Lie to a Loved One” in First Kiss #11, Nov. 1959. Curious to see more? Click the link to read the entire vintage comic book.

 

 

 

 

Transcription:

SCENE: In the background people are dancing at a party. But in the foreground a woman is crying as she runs away from a man.

WOMAN: Sure I can take a joke about my weight! That was <Sob!>…hilarious!

MAN: Wait! I’ve got more!

CAPTION: Happy April Fools’ Day!

1955 Art: Charles Nicholas & Vince Alascia
New Color: Allen Freeman Love’s Fool: John Lustig

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SCENE: In the background people are dancing at a party. But in the foreground a woman is crying as she runs away from a man.

WOMAN: Sure I can take a joke about my weight! That was <Sob!>...hilarious!

MAN: Wait! I’ve got more!

CAPTION: Happy April Fools’ Day!

1955 Art: Charles Nicholas & Vince Alascia
New Color: Allen Freeman Love’s Fool: John Lustig

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Cosplay Coquette

A new Last Kiss by 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. Curious to see more? Click the link to read the entire vintage comic book.

 

 

Transcript:

MAN: How many parties do we have to go to?

WOMAN: This cosplay took me five hours!

WOMAN: We’re hitting every party!

WOMAN: Think of the fun you’ll have…

WOMAN: …getting me out of this rig!

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

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MAN: How many parties do we have to go to?

WOMAN: This cosplay took me five hours!

WOMAN: We’re hitting every party!

WOMAN: Think of the fun you’ll have...

WOMAN: ...getting me out of this rig!

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

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Mirror, Mirror in My Mind

A tale of ventriloquism gone goofy from Tony Isabella & Dan McConnell!

Original Vintage Art & Text

Pencils by Charles Nicholas from the story “Plain Jane” in FIRST KISS #6, 1958. Curious to see more? Click the link to read the entire vintage comic book.

 

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Woman outside in the country staring at her reflection in a small, open, compact mirror.

WOMAN: Tiny mirror in my hand…Who’s the fairest in the land?

MIRROR: No one here could ever compare…to your beauty oh so fair.

CAPTION: No one could say Vicki the Ventriloquist…lacked self-esteem.

1958 Art: Charles Nicholas & Dick Giordano Foreground Color: Dan McConnell
Writer: Tony Isabella

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SCENE: Woman outside in the country staring at her reflection in a small, open, compact mirror.

WOMAN: Tiny mirror in my hand...Who’s the fairest in the land?

MIRROR: No one here could ever compare...to your beauty oh so fair.

CAPTION: No one could say Vicki the Ventriloquist...lacked self-esteem.

1958 Art: Charles Nicholas & Dick Giordano Foreground Color: Dan McConnell
Writer: Tony Isabella

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Looking Good

Original, Vintage Art & Text:

Art by Vince Colletta Studio from the story “The Gay Deception” in FIRST KISS #8, 1959.

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Woman putting on makeup as another woman looks on in the background.

WOMAN #1: I don’t have to be good…if I look good!

WOMAN #2 (thinks): She’s evil, but %$#@! I want to be her!

1959 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Color: Allen Freeman

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SCENE: Woman putting on makeup as another woman looks on in the background.

WOMAN #1: I don’t have to be good...if I look good!

WOMAN #2 (thinks): She's evil, but %$#@! I want to be her!

1959 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Color: Allen Freeman

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