2021 Resolutions

Art by Bill Ward from Torchy #4, May 1950.

 

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Woman with finger to her lips.

CAPTION: This year I resolve to:
—lose 10 pounds…and only gain back 5 of them!

—be more optimistic…
even when life sucks!

—only have sex with people I know!

—and get married…
at least once!

1950 Art: Bill Ward Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira Text: John Lustig

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SCENE: Woman with finger to her lips.

CAPTION: This year I resolve to:
—lose 10 pounds...and only gain back 5 of them!

—be more optimistic...
even when life sucks!

—only have sex with people I know!

—and get married…
at least once!

1950 Art: Bill Ward Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira Text: John Lustig

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2020 Gets the Shaft

Happy New Year! (And good riddance to 2020.) I hope we all have much better years.

Many thanks to my frequent partner in holiday hilarity Mike Pascale for today’s gag—plus the art changes!

Art by Vince Colletta Studio. Appeared first in First Kiss #29, 1962.

 

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Woman holding baby (with a 2021 sash) who is also a boy and is wearing a quiver of arrows.

WOMAN: What the bow and arrow for?

BABY: I wanna make sure old-man 2020 doesn’t come back!

CAPTION: *Baby’s First Weapon™ now sold in the Nursery Section of the Last Kiss Store!

962 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Color: Allen Freeman
Archery Art & Killer Humor: Mike Pascale

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SCENE: Woman holding baby (with a 2021 sash) who is also a boy and is wearing a quiver of arrows.

WOMAN: What the bow and arrow for?

BABY: I wanna make sure old-man 2020 doesn't come back!

CAPTION: *Baby’s First Weapon™ now sold in the Nursery Section of the Last Kiss Store!

962 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Color: Allen Freeman
Archery Art & Killer Humor: Mike Pascale

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Temptation–Resist or Give In?

To give me more time to figure out which New Year’s resolutions I’m going to make and break, I’m re-running this Last Kiss comic from 2016.
Happy New Year, everyone!
Photo by Allen Freeman featuring the lovely Miss Kitty Harlow!

 

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Blonde woman with champagne bottle. Balloons in background.

WOMAN: Why wait? Let’s break our New Year’s resolutions now!

Model: Miss Kitty Harlow Photo: Allen Freeman

Text ©2016 Last Kiss Inc
Photo ©2016 Allen Freeman

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Transcript:
SCENE: Blonde woman with champagne bottle. Balloons in background.
WOMAN: Why wait? Let’s break our New Year’s resolutions now!
Model: Miss Kitty Harlow Photo: Allen Freeman
Text ©2016 Last Kiss Inc
Photo ©2016 Allen Freeman
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Rescue Cat

Have a happy, lucky and safe Friday the 13th!

Many thanks—even more than usual—to cat wrangler Tony Isabella for coming up with the perfect gag for today.

 

 

 

Transcript:

BLACK CAT: You know what I did after my humans rescued me and gave me a home? I rescued them right back!

With apologies to Pretty Woman

Art: Luviene ©2020 Last Kiss Inc
Text by Cat Dialogue Coach: Tony Isabella

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BLACK CAT: You know what I did after my humans rescued me and gave me a home? I rescued them right back!

With apologies to Pretty Woman

Art: Luviene ©2020 Last Kiss Inc
Text by Cat Dialogue Coach: Tony Isabella
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Halloween Treat

I figured yesterday’s comic was going to my last Halloween gag this year. But then this idea popped into my head a couple of hours ago. And I already had the perfect art for it thanks to my pal Mike Pascale. So…I went for it. Happy Halloween!

Art by John Tartaglione from the story “The Sea Green Eyes!” from First Kiss #5, 1958.

 

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Male zombie and very human and alive girl are hugging.

GIRL: I voted early!

ZOMBIE: I knew you had…braaains!

1958 Inks: John Tartaglione Color: Allen Freeman Gag: John Lustig
Zombification & Additional Color: Mike Pascale

5.5.4.2Halloween

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SCENE: Male zombie and very human and alive girl are hugging.

GIRL: I voted early!

ZOMBIE: I knew you had...braaains!

1958 Inks: John Tartaglione Color: Allen Freeman Gag: John Lustig
Zombification & Additional Color: Mike Pascale

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