Reading old Code-approved humour comics frequently raises the question “was that intended to mean what we now think it means?” So, here’s a question, in lieu of actual content: do you think the innuendo in these comics panels is a) intended by the writer or b) not?
1. From Marvel/Timely/Atlas’s Millie the Model # 92 (more about this title later, hopefully), drawn by Dan DeCarlo and written by Stan Lee, Millie is offered a sham engagement to a Hollywood hunk named “Tab Hudson,” and I always wondered if there was a definite meaning to his line in the second panel, or if I’m just being sophomoric. Of course the two aren’t mutually exclusive.
2. From She’s Josie # 15 (another title that probably deserves more comment) drawn by Dan DeCarlo and written by Frank Doyle, Pepper (who is awesome) asks for help: