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In an effort to attract more young people for blood and bone marrow donorship, the Canadian Blood Services created the One Match Networks, which aim at making it easier to find fitting donors for services. To give possible donors an … Continue reading
In order to stress the collectability of their albums, Astérix publishers Dargaud considered it a good idea to present their series as a collection of post stamps. It’s almost endearing to see an ad this dated, and this pointless. (from … Continue reading
In 1986 a wave of comics-related fashion items swept the nation that is la France, or so would erstwhile comics magazine Pilote-Charlie have liked us to believe. In an editorial contribution in their 5th issue (1986), so damn necessary to … Continue reading
How this ad, with a living green entity scouring through your kitchen, ever made it through concept phase is a mystery to me. Nevertheless, it’s another nice example of an ad in comic strip format that seem to have gone … Continue reading
Donors save lives, which is, incidentally, what real superheroes do. Simple message, perfectly executed for this campaign from the government of the State of Ceará, Brasil. Also, it struck me that they only use heroes with real superpowers (so, no … Continue reading
Leave it to totally clueless ad agencies to compare the most recent development in car technology (Vorsprung durch Technik, no less) with a 1970′s visualisation of the nerdiest Superhero alter ego ever. Get back to your cocktails, guys.