I’m finally back from the RT Booklovers Convention in Atlanta where I had so much fun that it should’ve been illegal. (But fortunately wasn’t!)
I premiered today’s comic at the con where it was a big hit with many of the authors (surprise) who visited my sales table. I’ll post photos from the con in a few days. Luckily, most of ’em aren’t too incriminating!
1948 artist unknown. From America’s Best Comics #28.
SCENE: Woman jflopping into a chair with excitement.
WOMAN: Whee! I wrote a book! Now I’ll be rich and famous!
1948 Artist Unknown Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira
Art by the Iger Studio from the story “Censored” in ALL TRUE ROMANCE #2, 1951.
SCENE: Blonde woman embraces a man while she holds a book.
WOMAN: Darling, of course, the hero in my book is based on you!
WOMAN (thinking): But, so is the villain!
1951 Art by the Iger Studio Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira
Art by Vince Colletta Studio from the story “A Moment to Remember” in FIRST KISS #21, 1961.
SCENE: A woman looks on as another woman holds the arm of a smiling man.
WOMAN (holding man's arm): We’re getting married...just as soon as he gets a divorce...and finds a job as
1961 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Color: Allen Freeman
Art by Chasal (Charles Nicholas & Sal Trapani) from the story “My Silent Love” in FIRST KISS #21, 1961. Click image to enlarge.
WOMAN AUTHOR: I’m researching some sex scenes!
MAN: Romance writers…gotta love ‘em!
SIGN (in store window): Embrace your passion! Read in bed!
Art: Charles Nicholas & Sal Trapani Color: Allen Freeman
Art by Vince Colletta from the story “Mama’s Little Girl” in JUST MARRIED #10, 1959.
Woman writing: Today I...
Created a universe! Crushed evil! & Conjured greatness!
So...another typical Day of Writing!
1959 Art: Vince Colletta Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira