Mother’s Day? It’s So Unfair!

Happy Mother’s Day!

Artist unknown. From the story “Mary Spratchet” from CRIMES BY WOMEN #5, 1949.

 

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Older woman talking is holding a copy of Maternal News newspaper as she talks to someone off panel.

WOMAN: Hey, it’s Mother’s Day!

VOICE FROM OFF PANEL: And you’re just reminding
me…now? Thanks a lot, Mom!

1949 Artist Unknown Restoration: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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SCENE: Older woman talking is holding a copy of Maternal News newspaper as she talks to someone off panel.

WOMAN: Hey, it’s Mother’s Day!

VOICE FROM OFF PANEL: And you’re just reminding
me...now? Thanks a lot, Mom!

1949 Artist Unknown Restoration: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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Mom Loves You

Happy Mother’s Day! (Well, almost Mother’s Day.)

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

 

 

Transcript:

Scene: Smiling young woman holding up a happy baby.

WOMAN: You’re perfect!

BABY (thinking): I know!

1962 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Color: Allen Freeman

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Scene: Smiling young woman holding up a happy baby.

WOMAN: You're perfect!

BABY (thinking): I know!

1962 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Color: Allen Freeman

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Today's Last Kiss

Surprise! I’ve Learned to Knit!

Today's Last Kiss

Happy Mother’s Day!

Vintage art.

Art possibly by Dick Giordano & Jon D’Agostino. From Secrets of Young Brides #8, April 1958.

 

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Man dropping his newspaper and briefcase in surprise as he sees a young woman—presumably his wife—knitting a baby’s bootie. Nearby on a table is a book: Baby Care.

MAN: D-D-Does this mean…?

WOMAN: Yes! We’re having a baby! It might even be yours!

1958 Art: Possibly by Dick Giordano & Jon D’Agostino
Happy Mother’s Day!
Secrets of Young Brides #8

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SCENE: Man dropping his newspaper and briefcase in surprise as he sees a young woman---presumably his wife---knitting a baby's bootie. Nearby on a table is a book: Baby Care.

MAN: D-D-Does this mean...?

WOMAN: Yes! We're having a baby! It might even be yours!

1958 Art: Possibly by Dick Giordano & Jon D'Agostino
Happy Mother’s Day!
Secrets of Young Brides #8

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Motherly Anticipation

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Happy Almost Mother’s Day!

Vintage art & text.

Art by Vince Colletta Studio from the story Loves Lovely Mirage” in FIRST KISS #36, 1964.

 

Transcript:

SCENE 1: Baby in a pile of cartoony love hearts.

CAPTION: With a mere 26 weeks to go, new mom-to-be Eva Eveready experiences an early case of nesting instinct that won’t quit!

SCENE: A young woman named Eva is painting a house and mowing the grass.

EVA: Only 8,769 things left to do! I can’t wait to have the baby…so I can relax!

Are you a mom? If so, you may be too busy to read this comic!

Baby Art: maivi 1964 Panel Art: Vince Colletta Studio Color: Allen Freeman @2020 Last Kiss Inc

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SCENE 1: Baby in a pile of cartoony love hearts.

CAPTION: With a mere 26 weeks to go, new mom-to-be Eva Eveready experiences an early case of nesting instinct that won’t quit!

SCENE: A young woman named Eva is painting a house and mowing the grass.

EVA: Only 8,769 things left to do! I can’t wait to have the baby...so I can relax!

Are you a mom? If so, you may be too busy to read this comic!

Baby Art: maivi 1964 Panel Art: Vince Colletta Studio Color: Allen Freeman @2020 Last Kiss Inc

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Tough On Your Mother

Art by Bob Powell in the story “I Was the Loneliest Girl In School” from HI-SCHOOL ROMANCE #3, 1950

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Transcript:
SCENE: Guy (Who Looks Like Jimmy Olsen) watches in disbelief as a woman walks away from him.
WOMAN: It must have been tough on your mother, not having any children!*
1950 Art: Bob Powell Re-Creation: Allen Freeman
*Dialogue from the 1933 film 42nd Street
(Starring Ginger Rogers, Dick Powell and Ruby Keeler)
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