Ring Me Up

Ring Me Up

Art by L.B. Cole from the cover of POPULAR TEEN-AGERS LOVE #14, 1952.

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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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Appointment for Love

Appointment for Love

Want to marry her? Make an appointment!

Art by Chasal (Charles Nicholas & Sal Trapani) from the story “My Silent Love” in FIRST KISS #21, 1961.

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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

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Marry One, Get Two

Marry One, Get Two

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

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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

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A Novel Wedding

A Novel Wedding

Art by John Tartaglione from the story “Dear Jilted” in BRIDES IN LOVE #8, 1958. Click image to enlarge.

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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

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No Lie?

No Lie?

Artist unknown. From the story “Green Eyes” in BRIDE’S SECRETS #7, 1955.

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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

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