Today's Last Kiss: Will It Scare You?

Will It Scare You?

Today's Last Kiss: Will It Scare You?

I suspect this guy has totally killed the moment—and possibly the relationship.

By the way, I absolutely love this art by Dick Giordano. But then I could say that about virtually any art by Giordano. I’ll admit that I’m particularly fond of Dick’s romance art.

Years ago, I interviewed Dick about his romance work. To illustrate the interview, Dick kindly loaned me a huge pile of black and white photostats of his Charlton romance covers. This image is from one of the scans of that art

Art by Dick Giordano from Teen-Age Love #37, May 1964.

Transcript:
SCENE: Woman and man embracing—probably about to kiss.

WOMAN: Will it scare you if I say…I love you?

MAN: Not as much as if you say you’re pregnant!

1964 Art: Dick Giordano Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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Art by Dick Giordano from Teen-Age Love #37, May 1964.

↓ Transcript
SCENE: Woman and man embracing---probably about to kiss.

WOMAN: Will it scare you if I say...I love you?

MAN: Not as much as if you say you’re pregnant!

1964 Art: Dick Giordano Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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Art by Dick Giordano from Teen-Age Love #37, May 1964.

Pregnant with Hope

Art by John Tartaglione from the story “The Sea Green Eyes!” from First Kiss #5, 1958.

 

 

Transcript:

WOMAN: One of us is pregnant!

MAN: I hope it’s me!

1958 Art: John Tartaglione Color: Allen Freeman

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WOMAN: One of us is pregnant!

MAN: I hope it's me!

1958 Art: John Tartaglione Color: Allen Freeman

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Sex Education

Art by Alex Toth from the story “I Want Him Back” Intimate Love #22, May 1953.

 

Transcript:

YOUNG WOMAN HOLDING BOOKS: I’m only getting a C-minus in Sex Ed? But I’m pregnant! Shouldn’t that count for extra credit?

1953 Art: Alex Toth Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira

Art Code: DJP.lk491 Intimate-Love-22.1.2.1

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YOUNG WOMAN HOLDING BOOKS: I’m only getting a C-minus in Sex Ed? But I’m pregnant! Shouldn’t that count for extra credit?

1953 Art: Alex Toth Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira

Art Code: DJP.lk491 Intimate-Love-22.1.2.1

Love Slave

Art by Vince Colletta Studio from the story "Make Believe" in FIRST KISS #7, 1959.

Art by Vince Colletta Studio from the story “Make Believe” in FIRST KISS #7, 1959.

Transcript:

WOMAN #1: I wanna be his love slave! and Have his babies!

WOMAN #2: So, good first date?

1959 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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WOMAN #1: I wanna be his love slave! and Have his babies!

WOMAN #2: So, good first date?

1959 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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Drinking for…Who?

Art by Jack Sparling? From the story "Bottled Headache" in GREAT LOVER ROMANCES #11, 1953.

Art by Jack Sparling? From the story “Bottled Headache” in GREAT LOVER ROMANCES #11, 1953. Click image to enlarge.

Transcript:

SCENE: Woman in cocktail dress and man in tuxedo talk. The woman is holding a cocktail.

WOMAN: I said I was drinking for two…not pregnant!

1953 Art: Jack Sparling? Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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SCENE: Woman in cocktail dress and man in tuxedo talk. The woman is holding a cocktail.

WOMAN: I said I was drinking for two…not pregnant!

1953 Art: Jack Sparling? Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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