Today's Last Kiss comic

Easter’s So Over

Today's Last Kiss comic

There’s no original art this time because the comic uses several different pieces of art for this Last Kiss. But multi-talented Mike Pascale’s bunny art was the most crucial piece.

Thanks, Mike!

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Woman is talking to a giant rabbit (or someone in a bunny suit.)

WOMAN: Easter’s over! Go home! My husband’s getting suspicious!

1958 Art of Woman: Charles Nicholas & Sal Trapani
Bunny Artist & Playboy Key Holder: Mike Pascale

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SCENE: Woman is talking to a giant rabbit (or someone in a bunny suit.)

WOMAN: Easter's over! Go home! My husband's getting suspicious!

1958 Art of Woman: Charles Nicholas & Sal Trapani
Bunny Artist & Playboy Key Holder: Mike Pascale

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Today's Last Kiss comic

Rocking St. Paddy’s Day

Today's Last Kiss comic

Happy St. Patrick’s Day from Lucky Mike Pascale and me!

Art by the Vince Colletta Studio from FIRST KISS #8, 1959.

 

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Woman swooning and smiling in the background as a leprechaun plays a guitar.

CAPTION: First, the music caressed her soul! Then it moved lower–tingling her loins and making her hips gyrate to the magically delicious rainbow rhythms of…
Shamrock ’n’ Roll!

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SCENE: Woman swooning and smiling in the background as a leprechaun plays a guitar.

CAPTION: First, the music caressed her soul! Then it moved lower--tingling her loins and making her hips gyrate to the magically delicious rainbow rhythms of...
Shamrock ’n’ Roll!

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Strange Valentines

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Few pieces of Last Kiss art have been used as much—and have evolved as much—as the art in today’s comic. Many thanks to my pal Mike Pascale for continuing to find new ways to tweak and transform this vintage panel.

Art by Vince Colletta Studio from the story “Hope Never Dies” in FIRST KISS #29, 1962.

 

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Two flying cupids (with bows and arrows) talk in the foreground while in the background a man and a woman kiss. Both the man and the woman have arrows sticking out of their backs,

CUPID #1: You made a Democrat and a Republican fall in love? Amazing!

CUPID #2: And for my next trick…I’m gonna change my own diaper!

1962 Baby Art: Vince Colletta Studio Cupidization & Flying Fun: Mike Pascale

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SCENE: Two flying cupids (with bows and arrows) talk in the foreground while in the background a man and a woman kiss. Both the man and the woman have arrows sticking out of their backs,

CUPID #1: You made a Democrat and a Republican fall in love? Amazing!

CUPID #2: And for my next trick…I’m gonna change my own diaper!

1962 Baby Art: Vince Colletta Studio Cupidization & Flying Fun: Mike Pascale

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Menor, Ah Amour

My thanks to Merry Mike Pascale (Last Kiss’s Master of haberdashery) for the addition of the snazzy yarmulke.

Art by John Tartaglione from the story “My Confidence Man” in FIRST KISS #5, 1958.

 

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Man wearing a yarmulke, kissing a woman.

WOMAN (thinking): he can light my menorah anytime!

1958 Art: John Tartaglione Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira
Yarmulke Salesman: Mike Pascale

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SCENE: Man wearing a yarmulke, kissing a woman.

WOMAN (thinking): he can light my menorah anytime!

1958 Art: John Tartaglione Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira
Yarmulke Salesman: Mike Pascale

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Christmas Amnesia

She’s bad at being good, but so good at being bad…

Happy Holidays from me—and Last Kiss artists (and terrific guys) Mike Pascale and Diego Jourdan Pereira.

Art by Bill Ward in “Rapture at Homecoming Time” from DIARY LOVES #8, 1951.

 

 

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Distraught woman thinking. Christmas tree in background.

WOMAN: I always forget which is better…naughty or nice?

Art: Bill Ward Re-ink & Initial Color: Diego J. Pereira
Christmas Colors & Background: Mike Pascale

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Transcript:

SCENE: Distraught woman thinking. Christmas tree in background.

WOMAN: I always forget which is better…naughty or nice?

Art: Bill Ward Re-ink & Initial Color: Diego J. Pereira
Christmas Colors & Background: Mike Pascale

©2014 Last Kiss Inc
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