Okay, so this started as a kind of inside joke. My wife, Amy has a blog about romance comics, As Told To Stan Lee. During an online chat with fellow romance comics blogger, Jacque of Sequential Crush, the subject of Charlton romance comics came up. Jacque stated that most of her Charlton romance comics featured yachts in the stories. Amy said she didn't have many with yachts, but had at least two featuring bears.
It was decided that the ultimate Charlton romance comic would feature BOTH Bears and Yachts. Ladies and gentlemen, I bring you Grizzly Romance:
Here's my original sketch:
And here's the real Charlton comic which inspired my composition: