Meanwhile, in the Batcave…

Meanwhile, in the Batcave…

Original Vintage Art & Text

Pencils by Charles Nicholas (& inks possibly by Vince Alascia.) From the story “Bride into Wife” in Brides in Love #3, April 1957. Charlton Comics.

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SCENE: Bruce Wayne in the Batcave.

BRUCE: I can fight crooks, but I can’t fight who I really am!

CAPTION: Bruce Wayne finally comes out...of The Batcave!

1957 Artist unknown Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira
Superhero on Earth 2: John Lustig

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John Wayne Loves Being a Cowboy

John Wayne Loves Being a Cowboy

More fun from Tony Isabella & Diego Jourdan Pereira!

Original Vintage Art & Text

Art by Al Williamson & Frank Frazetta from the story “The Weeping Walloper” in John Wayne Adventure Comics #8, March 1951. Toby Press. The story begins on Page 3.

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SCENE: Cowboys John Wayne and Dusty are riding their horses.

JOHN WAYNE: I love being a cowboy! I love riding the open range! I love my horse! And I love you, Dusty!

DUSTY: Aw, shucks, Johnny. Tonight, I’m gonna shave and...we kin play sheriff...and saloon gal!

1951 Art: Al Williamson & Frank Frazetta Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira
Writer: Tony Isabella

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Jimmy in Peril

Jimmy in Peril

More fun from Tony Isabella & Diego Jourdan Pereira!

Original Vintage Art & Text

Art attributed to Jill Elgin from All-New Comics #8, 1944. Published by Harvey. No link this time because All-New Comics #8 isn’t online.

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SCENE: A red-headed person in skirt (or dress) is trying to keep herself from falling by balancing precariously on a building crane.

CAPTION: Undercover reporter Jimmy is in mortal peril.



CAPTION: Again.



CAPTION: It must be Monday.



CAPTION: Their super-powered pal will rescue them.


CAPTION: And maybe this time, Kal will admit that...


CAPTION: ...Jimmy has much better legs than Lois.
1944 Art: Jill Elgin Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira
Writer: Tony Isabella
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Hit or Miss Humor

Hit or Miss Humor

Original Vintage Art & Text

Art by Charles Nicholas & Vince Alascia from the story “One Too Many Heartbreaks” in FIRST KISS #39, 1964. Published by Charlton.

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SCENE: Two men. One is standing and looks like he may hit the other man. The other man is sitting and very alarmed.

ANGRY MAN: I don’t know if I should hit you…or kiss you!

ALARMED MAN: Kiss! I vote for “Kiss!”

1964 Art: Charles Nicholas & Vince Alascia Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira
Hit or Miss Humor: John Lustig

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Origin of the High-Heeled Hero

Origin of the High-Heeled Hero

Many of you will probably realize that I’ve modeled today’s gag on this famous origin sequence in Batman #1, 1940.

Original Vintage Art & Text

Artist unknown. From the story “Censored” in All True Romance #2, published by Comics Media in 1951.

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SCENE: A man with one hand under his chin is musing out loud to himself.

MAN: Neo-Nazis are a cowardly lot! So my disguise must strike terror into their hearts. Thus I will become the high-heeled hero known as...Drag
Queen!

1951 Artist: Unknown Color: Diego Jourdan Pereira
Silly Scribe: John Lustig

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