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A Same-Sex Valentine’s Day Card From The 1940s

wonder woman valentine

Friend of Queerty Brian C. Cummings shared this wonderful Valentine’s Day card, dating back to the 1940s. It’s an early example of comic-book merchandising, in which sapphic heroine Wonder Woman proclaims,  “FOR YOU, VALENTINE, I’D MOVE­­ – HEAVEN AND EARTH!”

But what truly makes this a queer valentine is the inscription, “To Franklin, from Robert Ager”

As Cummings wisely says, “history speaks more often than most may think.”