Phoney Phallic Symbol

Remember, kids! Getting turned on by fruit, vegetables or small household appliances doesn’t mean you’re a bad person. But we’ll punish you anyway–just to play it safe!

Art by the Vince Colletta Studio from the story "Kid Sister Blues" in FIRST KISS #31, 1963.

Art by the Vince Colletta Studio from the story “Kid Sister Blues” in FIRST KISS #31, 1963.

 
Transcript:

SCENE: A young woman eating a carrot in the kitchen talks to her mother.

MOTHER: I don’t care what you learned in school! In my house it’s a carrot! Not a phallic symbol!

SOUND: CRUNCH

Art by Vince Colletta Studio Color by Allen Freeman

31.5.3.1

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SCENE: A young woman eating a carrot in the kitchen talks to her mother.

MOTHER: I don’t care what you learned in school! In my house it’s a carrot! Not a phallic symbol!

SOUND: CRUNCH

Art by Vince Colletta Studio Color by Allen Freeman

31.5.3.1

Cooking Sex

Original art by Nick Cardy from the story "Heart in the Kitchen" in BEST ROMANCE #7, 1952.

Original art by Nick Cardy from the story “Heart in the Kitchen” in BEST ROMANCE #7, 1952.

 
Transcript:

SCENE: Woman stirring a bowl as a pot boils over on the stove behind her.

WOMAN (thinking): Darn! This is just like sex! Things keep exploding!

1952 Art: Nick Cardy Re-Creation: Elite Avni-Sharon
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SCENE: Woman stirring a bowl as a pot boils over on the stove behind her.

WOMAN (thinking): Darn! This is just like sex! Things keep exploding!

1952 Art: Nick Cardy Re-Creation: Elite Avni-Sharon
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Mother Very Superior

Art by Vince Colletta Studio from the story "Girl Meets Boy" in FIRST KISS #11, 1952.

 

 
Transcript:

SCENE: Young woman and her mother are in a kitchen. The mother is holding a big bowl and is apparently cooking.

YOUNG WOMAN: Oh, Mother, you’re so…

MOTHER: Superior?

Art: Vince Colletta Studio Color: Allen Freeman

©2015 Last Kiss Inc

11.1.3.4

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SCENE: Young woman and her mother are in a kitchen. The mother is holding a big bowl and is apparently cooking.

YOUNG WOMAN: Oh, Mother, you’re so…

MOTHER: Superior?

Art: Vince Colletta Studio Color: Allen Freeman

©2015 Last Kiss Inc

11.1.3.4

Love Me, Love Your Hat

The secret to healthy eating—picking the right hat.

Art by Art Saaf from the story "My Kind of Love" in BEST ROMANCE #5, 1952.

Art by Art Saaf from the story “My Kind of Love” in BEST ROMANCE #5, 1952.

↓ Transcript
SCENE: Woman wearing a hat with fruit on it smiles and hugs a man who looks back at her dubiously.

WOMAN: Lucky you! I had enough fruit to make you a hat too!

Art: Art Saaf Restoration & Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira

©2015 Last Kiss Inc

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Half Sex

Meanwhile, back in 1964…
See the original 1964 art and dialogue for today’s Last Kiss webcomic here.

↓ Transcript
SCENE: Man and woman talking as they have drinks and dessert/dinner.

WOMAN: I’m a glass half full, bed half empty sorta gal!

Art: Vince Colletta Studio Color: Allen Freeman
©2014 Last Kiss Inc
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