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Castoria, 19370620

Ben-Gay, 19430117

These two vintage comic ads for Castoria laxative  and Ben-Gay pain reliever ran in 1937 and 1943 respectively.  The Peter Pain character (which is somehow similar to Mr Coffee-Nerves) would continue to appear in similar ads well into the 1960’s, quite often with art by Jack Betts or Gill Fox.

(with a tip of the hat to Merlin Haas, who keeps digging up these gems and generously gave us permission to spread the wealth)

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