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Category Archives: Advertising
According to this ad for Target, you can trust the Justice League to get you everything you need for an emergency birthday party, just don’t expect them to pay. That’s your job!
These ads for Maltesers chocolates remind me of the comic strips advertisments that ran in newspapers in the 40′s and 50′s (and which are faithfully chronicled every Wednesday on Ger Apeldoorn’s fantastic The Fabulous Fifties blog), but with a contemporary, … Continue reading
With these explosive visuals, Volkswagen wants to convey the message that their emergency brake systems work just in time to avoid collisions. I like these graphics, but somehow I can’t get my head around whether they’re somehow referring to classic … Continue reading
The new Volkswagens are equipped with a feature called Front Assist, which is supposed to give you more time to act in an emergency situation. I would seem people could use something similar in their daily goings-on as well. These … Continue reading
Together with copywriter Kenneth van Reenen, Patrick Latimer created these quite funny ads for the National Geographic Kids Magazine in South Africa. Latimer is an illustrator and fine artist who previously was one of the creators of The Western Nostril, … Continue reading
Oh, golly, it’s another Mad Fold-in hommage! These are from a campaign for Comedy Central in Argentina, encouraging you to combine the two images to complete the logo. Even if the resulting image is quite zany (and not really funny), … Continue reading
Here’s yet one more advertising campaing for men’s grooming products featuring comics references. This time Schick threatens to tackle V’s iconic moustache.