Category Archives: Advertising

Fruit ‘n’ veg are the real heroes

Even though you can tell that this was done in an ad school (there are no inches of copyright information to start with), I thoroughly dig these ads promoting healthy food.  Not only are the visuals very creatively imagined, the … Continue reading

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I want to ride my bycicle

I may be starting to sound like an old grump here, but it would seem that a bike was a more wholesome object of desire in the 1940s than a PS4 is today. Just sayin’. These ads are, again, from … Continue reading

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All you need is a booklet

You can be whatever you want! All you need is this booklet! I guess these days they’d be selling you a DVD or an online subscription, but back in the 1940s booklets were all the rage. These ads appeared in … Continue reading

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Super Coins

Even the smallest donation can do a hero’s work. That is the message in this campaign by The GOVT Pte Ltd of Singapore City, Singapore to raise awareness for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan. I like the idea, and the execution is … Continue reading

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How many panels do you need ? (bis)

I ask you again, how many panels are necessary to explain the ease of your amazing new method for learning music? And how much text ould you add to the comic? These pages were lifted from Romantic Confessions Vol. 2 … Continue reading

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How many panels do you need?

If you want to explain your fabulous new and cheap product in a comic format, how many panels do you need? Would 3 suffice, or do you really need 4 ? These ads were published in Real Clue Crime Stories, … Continue reading

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From Clueless to Clinging

Life can be so easy with modern-day appliances – all it takes is a piece of elasticated string or a metal cigarette box (from Real Clue Crime Stories, Vol. 7 #10, 1952 and Patsy And Her Pals #20, 1955).

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