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Matt Madden spotted this ad in at Madrid Barajas airport in Spain. Apparently it’s not a wink-wink tip-of-the-hat name check, but a bona fide, licenced appearance. I love how the combination of boss-at-work, dad-at-home and comics are made. More!
If you could see what the others would like to do to you, you’d surround yourself safely with concrete too. That’s what these ads for Al Sabeh Cement seem to be saying. It had been a while since I last … Continue reading
In comics, colors are iconic – characters are instantly recognizable based on their color, even if their shape has been largely removed from the image. So it is no surprise that this idea is used in ad campaigns for brands … Continue reading
In its campaign, Com TAM A Historia E Outra (With Tam It’s A Different Story), Brazilian airline TAM uses a combination of (animated) comics and short video clips featuring star players of its national football team to give prospective customers … Continue reading
The picture at the top is an amazing tattoo designed by Russian artist Alina Fokina, as shown on her Facebook page on Decembe 20, 2013. Below is an ad for a brand of safety gloves, created by the Brazilian agency Filadélfia … Continue reading
Domino’s UK, purveyor of pizzas, thought it would be a good idea to create a comic about how they make their wares as if they were girls getting ready for the summer. After all, bikini season is on its way! … Continue reading
These ads for Russian TV carrier Viasat highlight the idea that their subscribers never suddenly lose programs or channels when licencing agreements change, as is often the case with competitors who sometimes tend to carry content “unofficially”. Ironically, though, none of … Continue reading