Casual Friday Freakout

Art by Vince Colletta Studio in the story “Made for Romance” in FIRST KISS #4, 1958.

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WOMAN (thinking): I thought Casual Fridays meant no underwear!

1958 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Color: Allen Freeman
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Art by Vince Colletta Studio in the story “Made for Romance” in FIRST KISS #4, 1958.

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WOMAN (thinking): I thought Casual Fridays meant no underwear!

1958 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Color: Allen Freeman
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Art by Vince Colletta Studio in the story "Made for Romance" in FIRST KISS #4, 1958.

Private Secretary vs Private Wife

Art by John Tartaglione from the story “The Sea Green Eyes!” in FIRST KISS #5, 1958.

 

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SCENE: Man in hat kisses woman (goodbye?)

MAN: If my secretary calls, pretend you’re not my wife!

1958 Artist: John Tartaglione Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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Art by John Tartaglione from the story “The Sea Green Eyes!” in FIRST KISS #5, 1958.

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SCENE: Man in hat kisses woman (goodbye?)

MAN: If my secretary calls, pretend you’re not my wife!

1958 Artist: John Tartaglione Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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Art by John Tartaglione from the story "The Sea Green Eyes!" in FIRST KISS #5, 1958.


I Want Time and a Half! Plus Combat Pay!

 

Art by John Tartaglione from the story “To Stella with Love” from FIRST KISS #3, 1958. Click image to enlarge.You can also read the entire issue of FIRST KISS #3  for free at ComicBookPlus.com.

 

Transcript:

MAN: Tonight let’s forget that I’m your boss!

WOMAN: So… I’m not getting paid?

1958 Art: John Tartaglione Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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MAN: Tonight let’s forget that I’m your boss!

WOMAN: So... I’m not getting paid?

1958 Art: John Tartaglione Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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Gravity Attack

I can’t take full credit (or blame) for today’s comic. The heavy boobs gag was suggested by my wife (Shelagh.) I noodled with the wording a bit and added the line from the helpful guy in the background, but the basic, uh…thrust of the gag is all hers.

1958 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.

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SCENE: Woman in an office with her head down on her desk as if she’s very tired. There’s a man coming through her office door.

WOMAN: Gravity attack! My boobs are…so heavy! Need help…fast!

MAN (singing): Here I come to save the day!

1958 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Color: Allen Freeman
Idea Suggested by Shelagh Lustig

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SCENE: Woman in an office with her head down on her desk as if she's very tired. There's a man coming through her office door.

WOMAN: Gravity attack! My boobs are...so heavy! Need help...fast!

MAN (singing): Here I come to save the day!

1958 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Color: Allen Freeman
Idea Suggested by Shelagh Lustig

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Job Benefits

Meanwhile, back in 1965…

Art by Vince Colletta Studio from the story "Condemned" in FIRST KISS #40, 1965.

Art by Vince Colletta Studio from the story “Condemned” in FIRST KISS #40, 1965.

 
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MAN SMOKING AS HE TALKS TO A WOMAN: Job benefits? Well…you’ll be working with me! Isn’t that enough?

Art: Vince Colletta Studio Re-ink & Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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MAN SMOKING AS HE TALKS TO A WOMAN: Job benefits? Well...you’ll be working with me! Isn't that enough?

Art: Vince Colletta Studio Re-ink & Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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