Real Name: Jo Blythe
Identity/Class: Normal human
Group Membership: None
Affiliations: Martin Drake
Known Relatives: Jennifer
Base of Operations: Unrevealed city in the USA
First Appearance: Our Love Story#6/1 (August,
Powers/Abilities: Jo Blythe had was an average
human with extraordinary powers. She lacked confidence and idolized her
Weight: 125 lbs. (by approximation)
(Our Love Story#6/1 (fb) - BTS) - Jo Blythe had long
admired her older sister, Jennifer ("Jennie"), who had become a top
for her beauty and confidence.
(Our Love Story#6/1) - One day, Jo watched Jennie
rush off for a photo shoot with renown photographer Martin Drake. She
soon received a call asking her to drop off a special Pucci dress
Jennie had forgotten and Jo rushed down. Drake admonished her, but
Jennie defended her sister while Jo admired how handsome Drake was. Later, Jennie invited Jo attend the Models' Ball with her.
Once there, Jo was overwhelmed by the glamor until Drake found her and
they danced, although Jo doubted he was attracted to her. The next
night he came over to the apartment she shared with her sister, and
business with Jennie, later inviting Jo to pose for a painting. He
painted her in a classical style and they kissed passionately, Jo
finally accepting that he truly was in love with her.
Comments: Created by Stan Lee (writer), John Buscema (pencils), Frank Giacoia (inks).
These romance stories often had the flavor of the time in which they were written, and nothing else to tie them into Marvel's sliding timescale. As such, it's likely that the stories took place at the time of publication rather than being part of the sliding timescale.
This story was later reprinted in issue #22.
Profile by Grendel Prime.
Jo Blythe has no known connections to:
Jennifer "Jennie" Blythe was Jo's sister and a top
model in the USA. Jo admired her greatly for her beauty and confidence.
One day, Jennie forgot her dress for a photo shoot and asked Jo to rush
it down, which is how Jo met renown photographer Martin Drake. Jennie
later invited Jo to the Models' Ball, furthering Jo's romantic interest
in Drake. Jennie often encouraged Jo to come out of her shell and gain
--Our Love Story#6/1
Martin Drake was a renown photographer in the fashion
industry, but could be gruff. He admonished Jo Blythe when she was late
bringing her sister's dress to a photo shoot. He later apologized for
his behavior at the Models' Ball. He asked Jo to indulge his passion
for painting by having her pose for him and painted her in a classical
style. Jo finally accepted that he truly was attracted to her and the
two kissed passionately.
--Our Love Story#6/1
Our Love Story#6/1, p1 (main image)
p5, pan5 (headshot)
p3, pan1 (Drake)
Our Love Story#6/1 (August, 1970) - Stan Lee (writer & editor), John Buscema (pencils), Frank Giacoia (inks)
First posted: 09/16/2019
Last updated: 09/16/2019
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