I Forgot to Forget

Today’s comic is a playful reversal on the following gag:

I forgot to have children

It’s been used on a variety of merchandise over the years. And a lot of people have assumed I wrote it.

Nope. I wish I had.

I hope whomever did create it got fabulously rich—before the image got ripped off, re-drawn and re-used countless times. But, no—it wasn’t me.

However, I thought it was high time that I did my own version—with a bit of a twist, of course.

(Below is the original panel of comic art that I asked Diego Jourdan Pereira to redraw for today’s gag.)

Art by Alice Kirkpatrick from the story "Claimed by the Past" in CINDERELLA LOVE #11, 1952.

Art by Alice Kirkpatrick from the story “Claimed by the Past” in CINDERELLA LOVE #11, 1952.

Transcript:

SCARF-Wearing WOMAN (who’s very upset): Oh, no! I forgot to not have children!

1952 Art: Alice Kirkpatrick Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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SCARF-Wearing WOMAN (who's very upset): Oh, no! I forgot to not have children!

1952 Art: Alice Kirkpatrick Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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Mom Dislikes You Best

Welcome (and goodbye) to the family!

Art by John Tartaglione from the story "To Stella with Love" from FIRST KISS #3, 1958.

Art by John Tartaglione from the story “To Stella with Love” from FIRST KISS #3, 1958.

 
Transcript:

MAN TO WOMAN: Cheer up! mom doesn’t hate you…as much as my other girlfriends!

1958 Art: John Tartaglione Color: Allen Freeman
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MAN TO WOMAN: Cheer up! mom doesn’t hate you…as much as my other girlfriends!

1958 Art: John Tartaglione Color: Allen Freeman
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Boy Trouble

Art by John Tartaglione from the story "Elopement" in FIRST KISS #4, 1958.

Art by John Tartaglione from the story “Elopement” in FIRST KISS #4, 1958.

 
Transcript:

ADULT DAUGHTER: Oh, Mom! Were boys this much trouble when you were a girl?

MOTHER: Just the ones I married, Dear!

1958 Art: John Tartaglione Color: Dan McConnell

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ADULT DAUGHTER: Oh, Mom! Were boys this much trouble when you were a girl?

MOTHER: Just the ones I married, Dear!

1958 Art: John Tartaglione Color: Dan McConnell

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Who Am I Sleeping With?

Art by Charles Nicholas and Sal Trapani from the story "Honeymoon Continued" in FIRST KISS #24, 1962.

Art by Charles Nicholas and Sal Trapani from the story “Honeymoon Continued” in FIRST KISS #24, 1962.

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SCENE: An upset older woman is talking to a younger woman who is holding a tea cup.

OLDER WOMAN: Y-You’re sleeping with my son?

YOUNGER WOMAN: I'm not sure! Can you describe him?

Art: Charles Nicholas & Sal Trapani Color: Allen Freeman

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You Remind Me of Mom

Artist unknown. From the story "Queen of the Killers" in CRIMES BY WOMEN #14, 1950.

Artist unknown. From the story “Queen of the Killers” in CRIMES BY WOMEN #14, 1950.

 
Transcript:

SCENE: A pipe-smoking man.

MAN: You remind me of my mom! She kisses with her mouth closed too!
Artist Unknown Restoration & Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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SCENE: A pipe-smoking man.

MAN: You remind me of my mom! She kisses with her mouth closed too!
Artist Unknown Restoration & Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira

©2015 Last Kiss Inc
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