She’s Having a Ball

Original art & text.

Inks (and possibly pencils) by Dick Giordano from the cover of Love Diary #33, June 1964.

 

 

Transcript:

SCENE: A bowling alley. A woman in the foreground is holding a bowling ball and smiling at a man who is holding her, showing her how to bowl. In the background, another woman looks on in a huff and with her hands on her hips.

WOMAN IN BACKGROUND (thinking): Look at her! Pretending she doesn’t know how to handle balls!

1964 Inks & Possibly Pencils: Dick Giordano Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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Love Diary #33 Cover

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SCENE: A bowling alley. A woman in the foreground is holding a bowling ball and smiling at a man who is holding her, showing her how to bowl. In the background, another woman looks on in a huff and with her hands on her hips.

WOMAN IN BACKGROUND (thinking): Look at her! Pretending she doesn’t know how to handle balls!

1964 Inks & Possibly Pencils: Dick Giordano Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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Love Diary #33 Cover



How to Score in Sports without Scoring

Art by Nick Caputo from Hi-School Romance #34, Dec. 1954.

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Woman comforting a bandaged male football player as he’s carried off the field on a stretcher.

FOOTBALL PLAYER: B-but I didn’t score!

WOMAN: That’s okay! I was rooting for the other team!

1954 Art: Nick Caputo Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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SCENE: Woman comforting a bandaged male football player as he's carried off the field on a stretcher.

FOOTBALL PLAYER: B-but I didn’t score!

WOMAN: That’s okay! I was rooting for the other team!

1954 Art: Nick Caputo Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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His Balls Are in the Gutter

Art by Charles Nicholas & Vince Alascia from the story “One Too Many Heartbreaks” in FIRST KISS #39, 1964.

 

Transcript:

SCENE: bowling alley

MAN #1 (to Man #2): I’m rolling gutter balls, but I’ll bet I can still score!

WOMAN WITH BOWLING BALL: I’ll take that bet!

1964 Art: Charles Nicholas & Vince Alascia Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira

Art Codes: DJP.lk408    FK39.1.1.2

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SCENE: bowling alley

MAN #1 (to Man #2): I’m rolling gutter balls, but I’ll bet I can still score!

WOMAN WITH BOWLING BALL: I’ll take that bet!

1964 Art: Charles Nicholas & Vince Alascia Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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Art by Charles Nicholas & Vince Alascia from the story "One Too Many Heartbreaks" in FIRST KISS #39, 1964.

Shark Tanked

Yes, this is a revamp of a Last Kiss comic I did years ago. I’m running it so that I have time to go on a family vacation (with my wonderful wife.) No sharks involved…I assume.

Inks by Sal Trapani from the "The Ugly One" in FIRST KISS #23, 1961.

Inks by Sal Trapani from the “The Ugly One” in FIRST KISS #23, 1961.

Transcript:

SCENE: Knife-wielding swimmer is below the water line about to confront a hungry shark.

MAN: Thank God! It’s just a shark. For a moment, I THOUGHT it was my ex-wife!

1961 Inks: Sal Trapani Color: Allen Freeman

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SCENE: Knife-wielding swimmer is below the water line about to confront a hungry shark.

MAN: Thank God! It's just a shark. For a moment, I THOUGHT it was my ex-wife!

1961 Inks: Sal Trapani Color: Allen Freeman

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Gold Medal Sex

Olympic sex trials beginning now…in your bedroom. And maybe the dining room and the kitchen.

Art by Vince Colletta Studio from the story "Made for Romance" in FIRST KISS #4, 1958.

Art by Vince Colletta Studio from the story “Made for Romance” in FIRST KISS #4, 1958.

Transcript:

WOMAN: If sex were an Olympic sport…who’d win?

MAN: Me! ‘CauseI always finish first!

1958 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Color: Allen Freeman

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WOMAN: If sex were an Olympic sport...who'd win?

MAN: Me! ‘CauseI always finish first!

1958 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Color: Allen Freeman

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