Challenged by Sex

Art by Art Saaf & Mike Peppe from the story “Kiss and Run” in NEW ROMANCES #14, 1952.

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MAN (to woman): You’re gay? Cool! I love a challenge!

1952 Art: Art Saaf & Mike Peppe Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira


From Now On I’m Gay

Art by Vince Colletta from the story “Involuntary Bride” in FIRST KISS #40, 1965.

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SCENE: Smiling woman hugging another smiling woman.

WOMAN: Good news! From now on I’m gay…even when
my parents are in town!

1965 Art: Vince Colletta Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira


Too Sexy For…

Art by Vince Colletta Studio from the story “His Future Bride” in BRIDES IN LOVE #10, 1958.

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SCENE: Woman in a nightgown brushing her hair.

WOMAN (thinking): My boyfriend says I’m too sexy to be gay! But my girlfriend says I’m too sexy to be straight!

1958 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira


Bi All Means, Yes!

Art by “Chasal” (Charles Nicholas & Sal Trapani) from the story “My Silent Love” in FIRST KISS #21, 1961.

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SCENE: Two men and woman at a party. Woman is talking to red-headed man who is nervously looking at the man with dark hair.

WOMAN: I hear you're bi-coastal!

WOMAN: I hear you're bicoastal!

RED-HEADED MAN: Well...I'm definitely bi something!

1961 Art: Charles Nicholas & Sal Trapani Color: Allen Freeman

Sexy, Irresistible Me

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

Because so many people have asked, here’s a link to the entire 10 pages of “The Gay Deception.”

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SCENE: Two smiling women look towards an other woman who looks apprehensive.

SMILING WOMAN #1: So it’s not just men and household appliances! I’m irresistible to women too!

1959 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Color: Allen Freeman