Someone Like You

Art by Vince Colletta Studio from the story "The Gay Deception" in FIRST KISS #8, 1959.

Art by Vince Colletta Studio from the story “The Gay Deception” in FIRST KISS #8, 1959.

Transcript:

MAN (to woman as he looks down on her. He’s holding her chin in his hand. She looks up at him.): I want true love! A soul mate! Someone just like you…only richer!

1959 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Color: Allen Freeman

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MAN (to woman as he looks down on her. He's holding her chin in his hand. She looks up at him.): I want true love! A soul mate! Someone just like you…only richer!

1959 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Color: Allen Freeman

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Old Money, Young Me!

Meanwhile, back in 1958…
See the original 1958 art and dialogue for today’s Last Kiss webcomic here.

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SCENE: Smiling man in background is talking to a skeptical woman in the foreground.

MAN: Don’t think of me as old! Think of me as rich!

Art: Vince Colletta Studio Re-ink & Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira
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The Rich Need Love Too

Below is the original 1960s romance comic art—which asks the eternal question: Do you have enough fun in your life?

No? Then maybe you should become a party girl…like Sherry!

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SCENE: Woman talking to a man.

WOMAN: I’m very open minded! I don’t care if a man is a billionaire…or just a millionaire!

Art by Vince Colletta Studio

Bad Eggs

People really seem to enjoy seeing the original art for my Last Kiss gags. I was a bit surprised by one response, though. Recently a reader asked about seeing the art as it was actually printed in the Charlton Comics decades ago.

Hmm. Why not? Here’s a scan I did tonight from the original 1959 issue of First Kiss #9.

As you can see, I removed the woman (Ginny’s mom) in the background to focus in on Ginny in the foreground. I do occasionally crop things out. Deleting a person is somewhat rarer!

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WOMAN: Tightwads are like bad eggs! They should never get laid!

Art by Vince Colletta Studio

Marry for Money? Never!

And here’s the original 1960s art:

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SCENE: Woman talking to a man.

WOMAN: I’d never marry for money! But…how much are we talking about?

Art by Vince Colletta Studio