Shark Tanked

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.

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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

23.2.2.1

Gold Medal Sex

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.

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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

4.2.3.1

A Cheer for Blondes

A Cheer for Blondes

Art by Dick Giordano from the story "The Proposal" in FIRST KISS #31, 1963.

Art by Dick Giordano from the story “The Proposal” in FIRST KISS #31, 1963.

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SCENE: Blonde woman and a man are embracing in a stadium.

MAN: Relax! I didn’t sleep with all the cheerleaders! Just the blondes!

1963 Art: Dick Giordano Foreground Color: Allen Freeman

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Romance Strikes Out

Romance Strikes Out

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Zany Last Kiss tote bags now on sale here.

My wife is a big baseball fan. But I’m sure she wasn’t thinking about strike outs and batting averages when I proposed.
Well, almost sure.

Art by Jack Sparling from the story "Good-bye, My Love" in CINDERELLA LOVE #8, 1952.

Art by Jack Sparling from the story “Good-bye, My Love” in CINDERELLA LOVE #8, 1952.

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SCENE: Man and woman having dinner---probably in a restaurant. The woman is wearing headphones. Two glasses of wine are on the table.

MAN: I-I’ve gotta ask before I l-loose my nerve...W-Will you m-marry me?

WOMAN: Whatever you said, can it wait ‘til after this inning?

VOICE FROM HEADPHONES: And here’s the pitch...

1952 Art: Jack Sparling Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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Cheerleader Dress Code

Cheerleader Dress Code

Original art below:

What happens when your boyfriend takes your dad’s job?

Do you cheer him on as the new football coach? Or do you tell him he’s struck out and eject him from your love life?

HINT: This is an angst-filled romance comic. Draw your own conclusions!

Art by Bill Ward from the story "Rapture at Homecoming Time" in DIARY LOVES #8, 1951.

Art by Bill Ward from the story “Rapture at Homecoming Time” in DIARY LOVES #8, 1951.

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WOMAN: Why didn’t someone tell me? Cheerleaders should wear underwear!

1951 Art: Bill Ward Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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