Home on the Strange

Many thanks to Ron Evry and Bruce Simon for permission to use art from one of their fine collections of J.R. Williams’ comics:  Hoo-Hah! Out Our Way – The Poetry of J. R. Williams

Original Art

 

 

Transcript:

Scene: Two cowboys riding their horses slowly by a pond. In the background two rabbits run in a field.

COWBOY #1 (sings): Home, home on the range! where the west is wild! and the sex is strange! Oh, if I had brains,I’d come home from the range…and sing soprano after a sex change!

COWBOY #2 (thinks): *

RABBIT #1 (thinks): **

CAPTION: *Thank God I’m too deaf to hear any of this!

CAPTION: **Run away! Run away!

Vintage Art: J.R. Williams New Dialogue: John Lustig
Art from Bruce Simon’s & Ron Evry’sbook:
Hoo-Hah! Out Our Way: The Poetry of J.R. Williams

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Scene: Two cowboys riding their horses slowly by a pond. In the background two rabbits run in a field.

COWBOY #1 (sings): Home, home on the range! where the west is wild! and the sex is strange! Oh, if I had brains,I’d come home from the range...and sing soprano after a sex change!

COWBOY #2 (thinks): *

RABBIT #1 (thinks): **

CAPTION: *Thank God I’m too deaf to hear any of this!

CAPTION: **Run away! Run away!

Vintage Art: J.R. Williams New Dialogue: John Lustig
Art from Bruce Simon’s & Ron Evry’sbook:
Hoo-Hah! Out Our Way: The Poetry of J.R. Williams

The Poetry of J.R. Williams-0038


Am I Turned On?

Artist unknown, but may be Matt Baker. From the story “Second Best Beau” in Hi-School Romance #75, Nov. 1958.

 

 

Transcript:

WOMAN (thinking): Is that a man? or A woman? Am I turned on? Or…no! I’m definitely turned on!

1958 Art: Artist unknown, but might be Matt Baker
Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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WOMAN (thinking): Is that a man? or A woman? Am I turned on? Or…no! I’m definitely turned on!

1958 Art: Artist unknown, but might be Matt Baker
Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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50 Shades for Dummies

Hot, brilliant humor for cool, smart readers (and room-temperature dummies) courtesy of Tony Isabella.

Art by the Vince Colletta Studio from the story “Teach Me, My Love” in FIRST KISS #29, 1962.

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Woman talking to her personal mannequin (Molly Mannequin.) In panels on each side of the main panel we see store mannequins.

WOMAN: Oh, my dear Molly Mannequin. Sheltering at home with you has been wonderful. Tonight, let’s read another chapter of Fifty Shades of Off-Color. I hope *giggle* you don’t blush easily.

Molly Mannequin (thinking): Where’s a woodchipper when you need one? I miss my friends at Macy’s.

1962 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira
Guest Writer & Dummy Dialogue Coach: Tony Isabella

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SCENE: Woman talking to her personal mannequin (Molly Mannequin.) In panels on each side of the main panel we see store mannequins.

WOMAN: Oh, my dear Molly Mannequin. Sheltering at home with you has been wonderful. Tonight, let’s read another chapter of Fifty Shades of Off-Color. I hope *giggle* you don’t blush easily.

Molly Mannequin (thinking): Where’s a woodchipper when you need one? I miss my friends at Macy’s.

1962 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira
Guest Writer & Dummy Dialogue Coach: Tony Isabella

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Hot Coffee & You

Art by Vince Colletta Studio from the story “The Love Thief” in First Kiss #37, May 1964.

 

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Man with two hot coffees, offering one to another man.

MAN (with coffees): I like my men like my coffee! Hot…with whipped cream and sprinkles!

1964 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Foreground Color: Allen Freeman

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SCENE: Man with two hot coffees, offering one to another man.

MAN (with coffees): I like my men like my coffee! Hot...with whipped cream and sprinkles!

1964 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Foreground Color: Allen Freeman

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Let’s Share

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

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MAN IN SCARF: Let’s get married! Then we can share scarves!

WOMAN IN SCARF: And underwear!

1958 Art: John Tartaglione Color: Allen Freeman

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