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When a girlfriend can slow a guy down

Barry Allen (secret identity of the Silver Age Flash) had a girlfriend named Iris West — no relation to Spokane's former mayor. She could be a bit of a pain. At one time, she was a newspaper reporter for a publication called Picture News. One can only imagine what her editors said about her behind her back.

“Did you have a chance to read the latest opus from Iris?”

“Yes. I think you should tell her that it needs to shrink by about half.”

“I would but I'd be no use to my family once my head has been bitten off.”

The thrilling story of an orange cat’s life

Oh, wait. Annette is the girl. That's right. But what's with the raccoon eyes? The cat can't bear to look at her. Poor kid.

Here’s one of the more famous examples

Of the fact that the “Comics Code” approval didn't prevent a few unfortunate gaffes.

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