Group Sex for Minimalists

Group Sex for Minimalists

Original art by Vince Colletta Studio from the story "Surprise Party" in FIRST KISS #40, 1965.

Original art by Vince Colletta Studio from the story “Surprise Party” in FIRST KISS #40, 1965.

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SCENE: Young woman on bed in a nightgown holding a book as she talks to another young woman.

WOMAN IN NIGHTGOWN: Think of it as a threesome…minus one!

1965 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Color: Allen Freeman

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Senator Sex

Senator Sex

Art by Dick Giordano & Vince Alascia from FRANK MERRIWELL AT YALE #1, 1955,

Art by Dick Giordano & Vince Alascia from FRANK MERRIWELL AT YALE #1, 1955,

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SCENE: Two men with pipes are standing in front of a man (the Senator) who's sitting behind a desk.

MAN #1 WITH PIPE: Senator, where do you stand on gay sex?

SENATOR: Usually in the men’s room, Third stall!

1955 Art: Dick Giordano & Vince Alascia Color: Allen Freeman

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Our Love Isn’t Strange

Our Love Isn’t Strange

Art by Vince Colletta Studio in the story "Surprise Party" in FIRST KISS #40, 1965.

Art by Vince Colletta Studio in the story “Surprise Party” in FIRST KISS #40, 1965.

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SCENE: Two women in lingerie.

WOMAN #1: Our love isn’t strange!

WOMAN #2: But it is queer!

1965 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Color: Allen Freeman

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Just Be Happy

Just Be Happy

Inks by Dick Giordano from the story "Heartbreaker" in FIRST KISS #12, 1960.

Inks by Dick Giordano from the story “Heartbreaker” in FIRST KISS #12, 1960.

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STANDING WOMAN: Straight or gay? You have to decide!

WOMAN SMILING ON BED: Oh, shut up and let me be happy!

Inks: Dick Giordano Color: Allen Freeman

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Hot Dog Surprise

Hot Dog Surprise

I’ve done this joke before, but I wasn’t really happy with it. Back then I used a cropped version of the first panel of art below. But I thought the art was too cluttered, not terribly attractive and that it distracted from the joke.

Art by Vince Colletta Studio from the story "Dream Along with Me" in FIRST KISS #32, 1963.

Art by Vince Colletta Studio from the story “Dream Along with Me” in FIRST KISS #32, 1963.

So, this time, I put together two panels of art—adding in the art below. It is, I think, a great reaction shot and really helps sell the gag!

Art by Dick Giordano and Vince Alascia from FRANK MERRIWELL AT YALE #1, 1955.

Art by Dick Giordano and Vince Alascia from FRANK MERRIWELL AT YALE #1, 1955.

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SCENE: Two young guys. One is about to eat a hot dog and has it in his mouth. The other guy reacts startled.

GUY WITH HOT DOG: Phallic symbol? What’s that?

Vintage Art: Dick Giordano, Vince Alascia & Vince Colletta Studio

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