Ms. Sniff

 

Art attributed to George Tuska from the “Glory Forbes” story in Rangers Comics #22, April 1945.

 

 

Transcript:

CAPTION: At first, Shirley Smelmoor was just a hardworking deodorant model–testing the olfactory limits of the latest pit protection devised by Dismal Hygiene, Inc! But then a new, experimental deodorant is accidentally mixed with radioactive ore! (Don’t ask how! It doesn’t make sense to us either!) And Shirley becomes Ms. Sniff–the Maid of Malodorous Might!

PANEL #1: Ms. Sniff is undressing on a dock.

MS. SNIFF (thinking): Stopping that bank robbery left me smelling worse than a skunk in a cesspool!

PANEL #2: Ms. Sniff dives off the pier into the water as a bystander comments.

BYSTANDER: Hey! What reeks? Did something die?MS. SNIFF (thinking): A quick bath in Lake Fetid should do the trick!

PANEL #3: Ms. Sniff is hiding in the water below the pier as she hears voices from above.

BYSTANDER: No! It’s worse! It’s Ms. Sniff…The siren of stench!

BYSTANDER #2: Again? That putrid pariah oughta be run out of town!

MS. SNIFF (thinking): Th-that voice! It’s my date…Paul!

CAPTION: What happens next? Find out in our next sinus-scorching adventure: “I’ll love you forever…as long as you’re downwind!”

1945 Art by George Tuska Color by Lustig

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CAPTION: At first, Shirley Smelmoor was just a hardworking deodorant model--testing the olfactory limits of the latest pit protection devised by Dismal Hygiene, Inc! But then a new, experimental deodorant is accidentally mixed with radioactive ore! (Don’t ask how! It doesn’t make sense to us either!) And Shirley becomes Ms. Sniff--the Maid of Malodorous Might!

PANEL #1: Ms. Sniff is undressing on a dock.

MS. SNIFF (thinking): Stopping that bank robbery left me smelling worse than a skunk in a cesspool!


PANEL #2: Ms. Sniff dives off the pier into the water as a bystander comments.

BYSTANDER: Hey! What reeks? Did something die?MS. SNIFF (thinking): A quick bath in Lake Fetid should do the trick!

PANEL #3: Ms. Sniff is hiding in the water below the pier as she hears voices from above.

BYSTANDER: No! It’s worse! It’s Ms. Sniff...The siren of stench!

BYSTANDER #2: Again? That putrid pariah oughta be run out of town!

MS. SNIFF (thinking): Th-that voice! It’s my date…Paul!

CAPTION: What happens next? Find out in our next sinus-scorching adventure: “I’ll love you forever…as long as you’re downwind!”

1945 Art by George Tuska Color by Lustig

The Unlikeliest Superhero of All

 

Art by Art Cappello & Vince Alascia from the story “My Man” in First Kiss #11, Nov. 1959.

 

Transcript:

CAPTION: During every full moon Tallulah Tearwell becomes a living dynamo of emotional energy…capable of feats far beyond the ken of mortal man! Thus is born the legend of the unlikeliest superhero of all…PMS Woman!

VOICE COMING FROM OFF-PANEL: Wait! come back! The quicksand is sucking me under! I…ggglubb!

RUNNING WOMAN: That look of horror…can mean only one thing! He thinks I’m fat! Must go…shopping…before it’s too late!

1958 Art: Art Cappello & Vince Alascia Color by Allen Freeman

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CAPTION: During every full moon Tallulah Tearwell becomes a living dynamo of emotional energy...capable of feats far beyond the ken of mortal man! Thus is born the legend of the unlikeliest superhero of all...PMS Woman!

VOICE COMING FROM OFF-PANEL: Wait! come back! The quicksand is sucking me under! I...ggglubb!

RUNNING WOMAN: That look of horror...can mean only one thing! He thinks I'm fat! Must go...shopping...before it's too late!

1958 Art: Art Cappello & Vince Alascia Color by Allen Freeman

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Super Villain Sex

 

Artist unknown. From the story “Death Stalks at Night” in AMERICA’S BEST COMICS #27, 1948. Click link to read the entire story for free on comicbookplus.com

Transcript:

SCENE: Masked superhero woman in a red domino mask.

SUPERHERO: Super villains are scum! I punch ’em! Kick ’em! And lock ’em up! But do they ever call for a second date? Almost never!

1948 Artist Unknown Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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SCENE: Masked superhero woman in a red domino mask.

SUPERHERO: Super villains are scum! I punch ’em! Kick ’em! And lock ’em up! But do they ever call for a second date? Almost never!

1948 Artist Unknown Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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Tie Me Up Next, Please

Art by Vince Colletta Studio from the story “His Future Bride” in BRIDES FOR LOVE #10, 1958.

Transcript:

SCENE: Wonder Woman/Diana Prince with American Flag in the background.

WONDER WOMAN: I love tying men up ‘til they tell me the truth!

CAPTION: The Joy of Being Wonder Woman

1958 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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SCENE: Wonder Woman/Diana Prince with American Flag in the background.

WONDER WOMAN: I love tying men up ‘til they tell me the truth!

CAPTION: The Joy of Being Wonder Woman

1958 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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Superhero Exposed

Pencils by Pierce Rice from the story “The Spider Queen” in THE EAGLE #2, 1941.

Intrigued? Read the entire 1941 comic this story comes from for free on the Comic Book Plus site: http://comicbookplus.com/?dlid=34645

Transcript:

SCENE: Woman superhero in a cape, boots, domino mask and short skirts is floating/standing in the sky.

SUPERHERO (thinking): I’m a hero! I Fly! everyone looks up to me! %$#@ perverts!!! Now I’ll have to wear underwear!

1941 Pencils: Pierce Rice Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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1948 Art: Edmond Good Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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SCENE: Woman superhero in a cape, boots, domino mask and short skirts is floating/standing in the sky.

SUPERHERO (thinking): I’m a hero! I Fly! everyone looks up to me! %$#@ perverts!!! Now I’ll have to wear underwear!

1941 Pencils: Pierce Rice Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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1948 Art: Edmond Good Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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