If at First You Don’t Succeed…

If at First You Don’t Succeed…

Original Vintage Art & Text

Art by John Celardo from the story “Stand-In for Love” in Intimate Love #24, Sept. 1953. Standard Comics.

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SCENE: Closeup of a woman talking on the phone.

WOMAN: But, darling, what are the chances I’ll ever...accidentally trip, shoot and shove you over a cliff...a third time?

1953 Art: John Celardo Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira
Third Time's the Charm: John Lustig

Between the She-Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

Between the She-Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

Original Vintage Art & Text

1926 Chesterfield advertising art by Adolph Treidler. (Signed.)

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SCENE: Man and woman sitting on deck chairs next to each other as they talk on a cruise.

MAN: You’re so sweet. So innocent! I’ll bet this is your first cruise!

WOMAN: Well, no. not quite. But it’s the first since I got out of prison! I was framed, of course. hat body was already dead when I stabbed it!

Art: 1926 Chesterfield Cigarettes Ad by Adolph Treidler
Innocent Until Proven Guilty: John Lustig

1926 Chesterfield Cigarettes Ad

Exceeding the Scream Limit

Exceeding the Scream Limit

Original Vintage Art & Text

Art by Vince Colletta Studio from First Kiss #20, May 1961. Published by Charlton. Curious to see more? Click the link to read the entire vintage comic book.

 

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SCENE: A man and a woman–although hard to see because it’s so dark–are driving at a great speed down a country road. A police car with siren wailing is in pursuit in the other lane of the two-lane road and has almost pulled up even with the other car.

POLICE SIREN: ARRRRR
MAN: See? I was right! Sex at 100 MPH is more exciting!
WOMAN: Cool! We’re getting a police escort!
1961 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Re-ink & Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira
Stuck in Traffic: John Lustig
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SCENE: A man and a woman--although hard to see because it's so dark--are driving at a great speed down a country road. A police car with siren wailing is in pursuit in the other lane of the two-lane road and has almost pulled up even with the other car.

POLICE SIREN: ARRRRR
MAN: See? I was right! Sex at 100 MPH is more exciting!
WOMAN: Cool! We’re getting a police escort!
1961 Art: Vince Colletta Studio Re-ink & Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira
Stuck in Traffic: John Lustig
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Boyfriend? Or…What?

Boyfriend? Or…What?

Original Vintage Art & Text

Inks by Vince Colletta from the story “The Terrible Stranger” in Brides in Love #10, Nov. 1958. Charlton. Curious to see more? Click the link to read the entire vintage comic book.

 

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SCENE: Nervous, afraid, sweating man wearing a suit.

MAN: But…I’m not stalking her! I’m her boyfriend! She just doesn’t know it yet!

1958 Inks: Vince Colletta Restoration & Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira
Booking Sergeant: John Lustig

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SCENE: Nervous, afraid, sweating man wearing a suit.

MAN: But...I’m not stalking her! I'm her boyfriend! She just doesn't know it yet!

1958 Inks: Vince Colletta Restoration & Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira
Booking Sergeant: John Lustig

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Fashion? That’s a Crime!

Fashion? That’s a Crime!

Art by Dick Giordano & Vince Alascia from the story “The Big Meet” in FRANK MERRIWELL AT YALE #2, 1955.

 

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CROOK #1: Sure, we’re crooks! But—honestly! Do we have to dress like crooks?

1955 Art: Dick Giordano & Vince Alascia Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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Art by Dick Giordano & Vince Alascia from the story “The Big Meet” in FRANK MERRIWELL AT YALE #2, 1955.

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CROOK #1: Sure, we’re crooks! But---honestly! Do we have to dress like crooks?

1955 Art: Dick Giordano & Vince Alascia Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira

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Art by Dick Giordano & Vince Alascia from the story "The Big Meet" in FRANK MERRIWELL AT YALE #2, 1955.