Vintage Valentine Roundup: Masochistic, Murderous and Meaty

I’ve collected hundreds of vintage Valentine images, but I’m not currently in possession of the hard drive that houses them all. Here are a few that I recently saved to my desktop. Cutesy Valentines abound, so here are some that showcase the darker leanings of the holiday.

Welcome to the gun show…

Double pun action!

Let this be a lesson not to mix your puns:

Refusal is not advised…

Fiery sentiments…

Of Feline Bondage…

I don’t trust him…

Is she implying that she’s a piece of crap?

Submissive Cow looks like the sad, daytime talk show guest of the animal kingdom.

In other words…”eat me.”

If someone could kindly explain this creature to me…

And the award for most depressing Valentine ever goes to…SUICIDAL SKUNK! He has not one, but TWO ways to off himself, ready and waiting. You can tell by the look on his face that he’s not going to snap out of this so easily. It’s hardcore.

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3 Responses to “Vintage Valentine Roundup: Masochistic, Murderous and Meaty”

  1. Love the Valentine’s collection… especially the very last one. I don’t care how long ago the thing was made, who the hell thought it was a good idea? I could see it easily being sold at novelty stores… hee hee.

  2. Great collection and yeah… WTF what is with the if you don’t love me I’ll off myself valentines? I wonder if the intensity of the jokes are a way of relieving the stress of possible rejection?

  3. [...] This post was mentioned on Twitter by LA Paranormal, dottysparkles. dottysparkles said: Love as violent conquest throughout the decades. Shown by these vintage Valentine's cards. Some are really creepy! http://bit.ly/dTQ8Wi [...]

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