A Tasteful Valentine

Happy Valentine’s Day from me and my pal (& frequent collaborator) Mike Pascal.

I’m not sure why Mike and I keep coming up with zombie LK comics for V. Day. We’ve also done a fair amount of Cupid gags for the holiday. Hmm. I can see where this is going and—no, Mike, we’re not a doing zombie Cupid comic next year!

(Unless, of course it’s very, very funny—and tasteful.)

Art by Dick Giordano from the story “My Secret” in First Kiss #27, Aug. 1962.

 

Transcript:

SCHOOL GIRL #1: My Valentine has heart!

SCHOOL GIRL #2: Mine has brains!

ZOMBIE GIRL: Mine had both…and they were delicious!

1962 Art: Dick Giordano Color: Allen Freeman & Mike Pascal Zombie Makeover & Dating Advice: Mike Pascale

Art Code: 27.1.1.2_MP

 

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SCHOOL GIRL #1: My Valentine has heart!

SCHOOL GIRL #2: Mine has brains!

ZOMBIE GIRL: Mine had both...and they were delicious!

1962 Art: Dick Giordano Color: Allen Freeman & Mike Pascal Zombie Makeover & Dating Advice: Mike Pascale

Art Code: 27.1.1.2_MP

Thanksgiving Stuffing

Happy Thanksgiving! As often happens on the holidays, today’s Last Kiss humor is a collaborative gag cooked up by me and my pal Mike Pascale. Unless, of course, you don’t like it. Then it’s all Mike’s fault!

Art by Vince Colletta Studio from the story “I Chose Heartbreak” in FIRST KISS #37, 1964.

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Bald-headed man looks through the kitchen doorway as a younger woman washes dishes and an older woman carries dishes.

MAN: Want me to stuff your bird?

OLDER WOMAN: Sure! And afterwards you can stuff the turkey!

1964 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira
Overstuffed, Gluten-Free Humor: John Lustig & Mike Pascale

Art Code: DJP.lk509

Art by Vince Colletta Studio from the story “I Chose Heartbreak” in FIRST KISS #37, 1964

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SCENE: Bald-headed man looks through the kitchen doorway as a younger woman washes dishes and an older woman carries dishes.

MAN: Want me to stuff your bird?

OLDER WOMAN: Sure! And afterwards you can stuff the turkey!

1964 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira
Overstuffed, Gluten-Free Humor: John Lustig & Mike Pascale

Art Code: DJP.lk509

Pilgrim Pride

Happy Thanksgiving from me and Pilgrim punster Mike (“I’ want the drumstick!”) Pascale.

Artist Unknown. From the story “The Love that Failed” in FIRST KISS #25, 1962

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Pilgrim man and woman talking. He’s wearing a tall hat with a buckle on the front. She’s buried her head in her hand in disbelief.

PILGRIM MAN: You know what I’m thankful for? This hat will never go out of style!

1962 Artist Unknown Facial Coloring: Allen Freeman
Master of Buckles & Bonnets: Mike Pascale

Art Code: 25.1.4.1

 

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SCENE: Pilgrim man and woman talking. He's wearing a tall hat with a buckle on the front. She's buried her head in her hand in disbelief.

PILGRIM MAN: You know what I’m thankful for? This hat will never go out of style!

1962 Artist Unknown Facial Coloring: Allen Freeman
Master of Buckles & Bonnets: Mike Pascale

Art Code: 25.1.4.1

Corny Candy for Halloween

Happy Halloween from me and Mike (“I’ve got the munchies!”) Pascale.

Art by Lee Elias from Witches Tales #8, 1952.

 

Transcript:

SCENE: The Grim Reaper—appearing as a skeleton clothed in a hooded robe and carrying a scythe—confronts a frightened woman in a grave yard. She’s tied to a large tombstone. Other living skeletons cavort around them.

GRIM REAPER: Mortal,
you committed the ultimate Halloween SIN! You gave out Candy Corn!

WOMAN: I had to! nobody would eat Candy Broccoli!

SKELETON: Watta Corny joke!

1952 Art: Lee Elias From the cover of Witches Tales #8
Tasty Text: Mike (Mounds) Pascale & John (Junior Mints) Lustig

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SCENE: The Grim Reaper---appearing as a skeleton clothed in a hooded robe and carrying a scythe---confronts a frightened woman in a grave yard. She's tied to a large tombstone. Other living skeletons cavort around them.

GRIM REAPER: Mortal,
you committed the ultimate Halloween SIN! You gave out Candy Corn!

WOMAN: I had to! nobody would eat Candy Broccoli!

SKELETON: Watta Corny joke!

1952 Art: Lee Elias From the cover of Witches Tales #8
Tasty Text: Mike (Mounds) Pascale & John (Junior Mints) Lustig

Best Halloween Costume?

Special thanks for today’s comic treat to devil-may-care Mike Pascale!

Artist Unknown. From the story “Bachelor’s Farewell” in FIRST KISS #7, 1959.

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SCENE: Blonde woman talking to a guy in a devil costume.

WOMAN: My costume? I’m a nymphomaniac!

Artist Unknown Devilish Charm & Color: Mike Pascale
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Image code: 7.5.2.4