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"Stories by Famous Authors Illustrated" #13, by DS Publishing

Book summaries from the days before Wikipedia (or Cliff’s Notes)

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The Blonde in Red fainted upon realizing how many novels she’d have to read in order to get this comic book adaptation anthology ready by the deadline.


“Stories by Famous Authors Illustrated” #13, by DS Publishing

Pay-Off v1. #5, DS Publishing

Holding A Grudge

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The Brunette in a Green Dress suddenly realizes she really shouldn’t have been such a high school bully to the Blonde in a Red Dress.


Pay-Off v1. #5, DS Publishing

Underworld v1 #1, DS Publishing

True CRIME Stories!

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The Blonde in a Red Dress realizes that she accidentally walked on to the wrong comic cover, and tries to back away slowly without interrupting things.


Underworld v1 #1, DS Publishing

Underworld v1 #9, DS Publishing

They Left His Rackets… For Me!

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The Blonde in Red sheds a tear as her family’s tennis supply business is torn apart due to an expired green card.


Underworld v1 #9, DS Publishing

Outlaws v1 #9, DS Publishing

“Look What I See in my Mirror!”

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Not sure of the reasoning for the odd choice of cover concept, other than for the Blonde in Red to help confirm that Boone Marlowe is NOT actually a vampire trying to sneak in from a horror comic.


Outlaws v1 #9, DS Publishing

Underworld v1 #3, DS Publishing

Please! Don’t push me in… I can’t swim!

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Gosh, Mr. Kidnapper, whatever you do, don’t throw me in that briar patch!


Underworld v1 #3, DS Publishing

Gangsters Can't Win v1 #5, DS Publishing

Dead Men Don’t Drown!

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The poor Blonde in a Red Dress spent her camping vacation trying to find a river… and then gets back just in time to learn that her boyfriend is being sent up the river.


Gangsters Can’t Win v1 #5, DS Publishing

Underworld v1 #2, DS Publishing

“Never Mind The Gab, Grab This Tommy-Gun!”

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Unexpected early wake-up calls like this could be why The Blonde in a Red Dress is so cranky in the mornings.


Underworld v1 #2, DS Publishing