Friday, January 30, 2009

1976

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I love any ad that features a comic book spinner rack. Bonus Gorilla points, too.


Thursday, January 29, 2009

1965

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I don't think I've ever seen an ad just for Sugar and Spike and Fox and Crow...where are the Absolute Editions of those books?


Tuesday, January 27, 2009

1978

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Here's an unusual ad--advertising a title that never actually got published!

So, was this ad Vixen's first appearance, or was it when she actually debuted in a story (Action Comics #521)? This kind of stuff used to bug me when I was a kid...


Sunday, January 25, 2009

1979

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Judging by how many ads they ran for it, DC had high hopes for the Plastic Man/Starman combo in Adventure Comics....which lasted less than a year.


Saturday, January 24, 2009

1971

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Man, there's a lot of dead space in the above ad...?


Friday, January 23, 2009

Thursday, January 22, 2009

1970

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One of the most famous ads DC ever ran...Kirby is Here!


Wednesday, January 21, 2009

1973

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That Legion book was an all-reprint title, though DC thought it best to leave that off the ad...


Tuesday, January 20, 2009