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Original Vintage Art & Text

Pencils by Charles Nicholas. ( Inks possibly by Jon D’Agostino.) From the story “The End of the Honeymoon” in Brides in Love #1, 1956.

 

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Bride and groom embracing and about to kiss.

GROOM: Uh oh! I just heard…the divorce rate is one out of two!

BRIDE: Gosh! I wonder who’ll be getting divorced…you or me?

1956 Pencils: Charles Nicholas Inks: Jon D’Agostino? Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira
Dialogue: John Lustig

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SCENE: Bride and groom embracing and about to kiss.

GROOM: Uh oh! I just heard…the divorce rate is one out of two!

BRIDE: Gosh! I wonder who’ll be getting divorced...you or me?

1956 Pencils: Charles Nicholas Inks: Jon D'Agostino? Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira
Dialogue: John Lustig

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Be Glad, Not Sad

To close out Gay Pride month, here’s a new bit of whimsy from Tony Isabella & Diego Jourdan Pereira.

Original Vintage Art & Text

Art by Mike Sekowsky from the story “I Need Your Love” in New Romances #16, June 1953.

 

 

 

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Woman in the foreground looks less than pleased as a woman behind her talks. Further in the background is a man.

WOMAN IN BACKGROUND: Don’t be sad, Jackie. You’re not losing a brother. You’re gaining a sister-in-law…who also likes girls!

CAPTION: Love is love!

1953 Art: Mike Sekowsky Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira
Writer: Tony Isabella

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SCENE: Woman in the foreground looks less than pleased as a woman behind her talks. Further in the background is a man.

WOMAN IN BACKGROUND: Don't be sad, Jackie. You're not losing a brother. You're gaining a sister-in-law...who also likes girls!

CAPTION: Love is love!

1953 Art: Mike Sekowsky Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira
Writer: Tony Isabella

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Marriage Counts

Original, Vintage Art & Text:

Art by Joe Sinnott and Vince Colletta from BRIDES IN LOVE #29, 1962.

 

 

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Bride and groom outside a church. The bride is below the church steps crying. The groom is in the background and has just come out of the church door and is obviously going after her and calling out to her.

BRIDE: Y-you’ve been <Sob> married before?!!

GROOM: Only once or twice! Certainly no more than seven or eight times…depending on how you count the twins!

1962 Art: Joe Sinnott & Vince Colletta Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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SCENE: Bride and groom outside a church. The bride is below the church steps crying. The groom is in the background and has just come out of the church door and is obviously going after her and calling out to her.


BRIDE: Y-you’ve been <Sob> married before?!!

GROOM: Only once or twice! Certainly no more than seven or eight times...depending on how you count the twins!

1962 Art: Joe Sinnott & Vince Colletta Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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Not that I Care, But…

Art by Vince Colletta Studio from the story “Symphony of Love” in FIRST KISS #39, 1964.

 

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Man and woman having a drink.

WOMAN: I’d never marry you for money! But, if I did…how much are we talking about?

1964 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Color: Allen Freeman

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SCENE: Man and woman having a drink.

WOMAN: I’d never marry you for money! But, if I did...how much are we talking about?

1964 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Color: Allen Freeman

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Weighted Bliss

Art by Charles Nicholas & Sal Trapani from the story “Honeymoon Continued” in First Kiss #24, Jan. 1962.

 

 

Transcript:

SCENE: Bride and groom kissing. In the foreground we can see a minister’s hands holding a Bible.

BRIDE (thinking): Thank God! At last I can gain weight!

1962 Art: Charles Nicholas & Sal Trapani New Color: Allen Freeman

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SCENE: Bride and groom kissing. In the foreground we can see a minister's hands holding a Bible.

BRIDE (thinking): Thank God! At last I can gain weight!

1962 Art: Charles Nicholas & Sal Trapani New Color: Allen Freeman

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