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Clearly W Radio was inspired by Marshall McLuhan’s famous quote, “The medium is the message”. Depending on the subject that you are talking about, your speech balloon changes. However, what your message is, is unclear for the moment. (Via Ads … Continue reading
Even though I’m very interested in vintage promotional comics, I’d never heard of the series Reddy Goose before. Apparently, 16 of these were published between 1958 and 1962 by Red Goose Shoes, a brand of the International Shoe Company. This particular … Continue reading
These powerful ads by the Instituto Dr. José Frota of Brasil are meant to promote cornea donation, which is a necessary prerequisite for succesful eye restoration surgery. However, it seems to me that you can also interpret the message in … Continue reading
To celebrate 75 years of Batman, French fruit drink brand Oasis now comes in new cans, featuring their own fruity characters dressed up as DC superheroes. Left to right, this includes Ramon Tafraise as the Flash, Mangue Debol as Batman, Fambougeoise … Continue reading
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