Santa Believes

Below is the original, vintage art before artist Diego Jourdan Pereira Santa-fied it:

Artist unknown. From the story “Censored” in All True Romance #2, published by Comics Media in 1951.

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Santa Claus thinking to himself.

SANTA (thinks): At last I believe in myself!

CAPTION: After years of therapy, Santa finally has a breakthrough!

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SCENE: Santa Claus thinking to himself.

SANTA (thinks): At last I believe in myself!

CAPTION: After years of therapy, Santa finally has a breakthrough!

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Stripped Down Christmas

My thanks to my partner in holiday hilarity Mike Pascale for “Santa-fying” this art.

Vintage, Original Art:

Art by Vince Colletta Studio from the story “My Outlaw Lover” in FIRST KISS #20, 1961.

 

 

SCENE:

SCENE: Woman talking angrily to Santa Claus.

WOMAN: No! I didn’t order a stripper Santa! Or stripper elves! Or stripper snowmen!

SANTA: How about stripper GingerBread Men? They’re non gluten this year!

1961 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Santa-fication: Mike Pascale

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SCENE: Woman talking angrily to Santa Claus.

WOMAN: No! I didn’t order a stripper Santa! Or stripper elves! Or stripper snowmen!

SANTA: How about stripper GingerBread Men? They’re non gluten this year!

1961 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Santa-fication: Mike Pascale

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Letter to Santa

Original, Vintage Art:

Art by Nick Cardy from the Senorita Rio story in Fight Comics #20, 1942. Published by Fiction House.

 

 

 

SCENE:

SCENE: Young woman in high heels and a sexy outfit (as opposed to a prison uniform) in a jail or prison cell filing away at one of her cell’s window bars.

LETTER: Dear Santa,
As always, I’ve been very good this year!
By the way, I finally moved outta that cramped apartment in the city…and have a place of my own outta town.
Here’s my new address…

1942 Art: Nick Cardy Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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SCENE: Young woman in high heels and a sexy outfit (as opposed to a prison uniform) in a jail or prison cell filing away at one of her cell's window bars.

LETTER: Dear Santa,
As always, I’ve been very good this year!
By the way, I finally moved outta that cramped apartment in the city...and have a place of my own outta town.
Here’s my new address…

1942 Art: Nick Cardy Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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Naughty Girls

Saint Nick courtesy of Santa’s Stalwart Helper Mike Pascale! Thanks, Mike!

Inked by Dick Giordano. From the story “My Foolish Heart” in FIRST KISS #21, 1961.

 

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Santa pointing his finger underneath a woman’s chin.

SANTA: Naughty girls don’t get gifts!

WOMAN: Wanna bet?

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SCENE: Santa pointing his finger underneath a woman's chin.

SANTA: Naughty girls don't get gifts!

WOMAN: Wanna bet?

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Santa’s Stocking Stuffer

Original Published Art:

Artist unknown. From the story “You Can’t Make Believe!” In Bride’s Secrets #9, Aug. 1955. Published by Ajax-Farrell.

 

 

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Woman wearing a robe (and possibly nothing else) is lying on a couch.

WOMAN: Santa Baby, you’re so sweet! But exchanging your gifts every year is a hassle! So, this time, why not just fill my stockings with cash? $100 and $50 bills are best! Anything
smaller than a $10, I just throw out, of course!

1955 Artist Unknown Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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SCENE: Woman wearing a robe (and possibly nothing else) is lying on a couch.

WOMAN: Santa Baby, you’re so sweet! But exchanging your gifts every year is a hassle! So, this time, why not just fill my stockings with cash? $100 and $50 bills are best! Anything
smaller than a $10, I just throw out, of course!

1955 Artist Unknown Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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