Romance on the Range

Original Vintage Art & Text

Artist unknown, but might be King Ward. From WESTERN LOVE TRAILS #7, 1949. Click link to read the entire vintage comic book for free.

 

 

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Cowboy with a cowgirl with her head in his lap. Their keeping warm next to a campfire.

COWGIRL: See? Isn’t this better than riding off into the sunset?

Pencils: King Ward? Restoration & Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira
Dialogue: John Lustig

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SCENE: Cowboy with a cowgirl with her head in his lap. Their keeping warm next to a campfire.

COWGIRL: See? Isn’t this better than riding off into the sunset?

Pencils: King Ward? Restoration & Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira
Dialogue: John Lustig

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Be Happy

Original Vintage Art & Text

Art by Oscare Novelle from the story “Love Letter from Saigon” in Just Married #56, Nov. 1968. Published by Charlton. (Sorry. No scan of the entire issue or story is available.)

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Man and woman kissing and embracing with a background of bright light.

MAN: I had no idea I could be this happy!

WOMAN: More ideas on the way!

Art: Oscar Novelle Restoration & color: Diego Pereira

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SCENE: Man and woman kissing and embracing with a background of bright light.

MAN: I had no idea I could be this happy!

WOMAN: More ideas on the way!

Art: Oscar Novelle Restoration & color: Diego Pereira

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Instant Romance–and Exercise!

Original Vintage Art & Text

Art—possibly penciled and inked by Alice Kirkpatrick. All Romance #1, 1949.

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SCENE: Man has picked up a woman and is holding her in his arms. They are both smiling.

CAPTION: Exercise the Old Fashioned Way!
Pick up women,
not weights!

1949 Artist: Alice Kirkpatrick? Restoration: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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Love Me!

 

Original Vintage Art & Text

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

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Two young women. One looks very satisfied and happy with herself. The other woman looks on with doubt.

SATISFIED WOMAN: His family loves me! His
cat loves me! Even his ex-wife loves me!

DOUBTFUL WOMAN: but…does he love you?

SATISFIED WOMAN: Not
yet! But he will!

1959 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Color: Allen Freeman

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SCENE: Two young women. One looks very satisfied and happy with herself. The other woman looks on with doubt.

SATISFIED WOMAN: His family loves me! His
cat loves me! Even his ex-wife loves me!

DOUBTFUL WOMAN: but...does he love you?

SATISFIED WOMAN: Not
yet! But he will!

1959 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Color: Allen Freeman

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Hot, Burning Love

Last Kiss dialogue and health advice by Dr. Tony Isabella—Ohio’s top heartburn specialist!

Art by Vince Colletta Studio from the story “For Better, Not Worse” in First Kiss #29, Dec. 1962. (Although the comic was published in color, this was scanned from the publisher’s black & white production stats.)

 

 

 

 

Transcript:

SCENE: A man and a woman embrace. The man is kissing the woman’s check (or maybe nibbling on her ear or neck.) In the background we see a orangish glow.

MAN: Mi amor, my heart burns for you!

WOMAN: Two things…One…you’re probably feeling…the fast-approaching wildfires! Two…evacuate now, amor later.

1962 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira
Writer: Tony Isabella

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