One of Us is Gay

Art by Vince Colletta Studio from the story “Love Comes Later” in First Kiss #15, July 1960!

 

 

Transcript:

WOMAN: Hmmm! I think one of us is gay!

MAN (thinks): I hope it’s me!

1960 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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WOMAN: Hmmm! I think one of us is gay!

MAN (thinks): I hope it's me!

1960 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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Goodbye Riverdale

My thanks to Black Lightning creator Tony Isabella for this alternative take on Riverdale’s red-headed heartthrob.

Art by Dick Giordano from Secrets of Young Brides #36, 1957.

 

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Diego and a crying red-head Archie look back wistfully at something off-screen.

CAPTION: As she took a last wistful look at Riverdale…she knew Diego had been right. About her and about what she felt for him. Diego mused that his life with Archie had certainly taken a wonderful turn.

CAPTION: Love is Love.

1957 Art: Dick Giordano Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira
Guest Writer: Tony Isabella

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SCENE: Diego and a crying red-head Archie look back wistfully at something off-screen.

CAPTION: As she took a last wistful look at Riverdale…she knew Diego had been right. About her and about what she felt for him. Diego mused that his life with Archie had certainly taken a wonderful turn.

CAPTION: Love is Love.

1957 Art: Dick Giordano Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira
Guest Writer: Tony Isabella

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Super Proud

June is Gay Pride Month. So this seemed like a good way to start off the month. I’ll be running other LGBTQ-themed gags about once a week during June.

By the way, this is the first time I’ve posted this comic on the web. But I actually created it last year and turned it into a fridge magnet for the San Diego Comic-Con. Sales at the Prism Comics booth were…well, super!

 

Art by Gill Fox from the cover of Crack Comics #26, Nov. 1942.

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Superhero in short pants, cape and boots is holding an American flag in front of a rainbow-colored background.

CAPTION: Truth, Justice & Fabulous!

1942 Art: Gill Fox Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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SCENE: Superhero in short pants, cape and boots is holding an American flag in front of a rainbow-colored background.

CAPTION: Truth, Justice & Fabulous!

1942 Art: Gill Fox Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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St. Patrick's Day Bar image

Leprechaun Bar & Grin

St. Patrick's Day Bar image

It’s a few days early, but Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

If you enjoy today’s Last Kiss then all credit goes to my pal Mike Pascale. (And, if you don’t like it, then what the %$#@ is wrong with you?!!)

Check out the amazing job he did transforming the original art! (See both panels below.)

Original art from Teenage Hotrodders #7

Art by Jack Keller from the story “World Champion” in Teenage Hotrodders #7, May 1964.

 

Original Art & Text

Art by Charles Nicholas & Vince Alascia from the story “Does He Love Me?” in FIRST KISS #21, 1961.

 

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Startled woman looks on in the background of a gay leprechaun bar as four leprechauns smile and drink.

WOMAN: A leprechaun gay bar?

LEPRECHAUN: What did you expect to find at the end of a rainbow?

Underlying 1960s Art: Jack Keller male characters.
Charles Nicholas & Vince Alascia female character.
Leprechaun Humor, Makeover & Green Beer: Mike Pascale

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SCENE: Startled woman looks on in the background of a gay leprechaun bar as four leprechauns smile and drink.

WOMAN: A leprechaun gay bar?

LEPRECHAUN: What did you expect to find at the end of a rainbow?

Underlying 1960s Art: Jack Keller male characters.
Charles Nicholas & Vince Alascia female character.
Leprechaun Humor, Makeover & Green Beer: Mike Pascale

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Accidental Lover

More fun from guest writer Tony Isabella.

Art by Art Capello from the cover of Just Married #114, 1976.

 

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Woman in foreground looks with concern as a man and a woman in the background cuddle.

WOMAN IN FOREGROUND (thinks): Amber has another new beau. If only she could be mine! I hope this one…is as “accident-prone” as the last!

1976 Art: Art Capello Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira
Guest Writer: Tony Isabella

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SCENE: Woman in foreground looks with concern as a man and a woman in the background cuddle.

WOMAN IN FOREGROUND (thinks): Amber has another new beau. If only she could be mine! I hope this one...is as "accident-prone" as the last!

1976 Art: Art Capello Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira
Guest Writer: Tony Isabella

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