Art by L.B. Cole from the cover of POPULAR TEEN-AGERS LOVE #14, 1952.
SCENE: Man and woman embracing inside an enormous (symbolic) engagement ring.
MAN: Will you…?
WOMAN: Yes! Oh, god…yes!
1952 Art: L.B. Cole Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira
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Art by Chasal (Charles Nicholas & Sal Trapani) from the story “My Silent Love” in FIRST KISS #21, 1961.
SCENE: Two young women sitting on a couch/sofa talking.
WOMAN #1: I can't marry both of them!
WOMAN #2: Are you sure? Maybe you could marry one now...and the other later!
1961 Art: Charles Nicholas & Sal Trapani Color: Allen Freeman
Art by Bill Ward from the story “Rapture at Homecoming Time ” in DIARY LOVES #8. 1951.
SCENE: Man talking to red-headed woman.
MAN: But, Honey, it won’t be bigamy! You’re identical twins!
1951 Art: Bill Ward Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira
Art by John Tartaglione from the story “Dear Jilted” in BRIDES IN LOVE #8, 1958. Click image to enlarge.
SCENE: Bride and groom kissing.
BRIDE (thinking): This’ll make a great scene in my book!
1958 Art: John Tartaglione Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira
Artist unknown. From the story “Green Eyes” in BRIDE’S SECRETS #7, 1955.
MAN (to woman): Everyone knows all those disgusting lies about me...are fake news…told by all my disgusting, fake wives!
1955 Artist Unknown Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira