Tag Archives: Vintage

Good Housekeeping, 1937

Van Reid sent me these ads from the August, 1937 issue of Good Housekeeping. It is indeed quite remarkable how many ads used a comic strip format in those days, to promote everyday products. These days comics are only used … Continue reading

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And all thanks to batteries !

(from Unknown Worlds, Vol. 7, issue 2 – not my scan)

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It’s the scrubbing you do !

An advertisment from Good Housekeeping, june 1931. (Thanks, Van)

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Florida Cartoonists

This article appeared in Cosmopolitan, in april 1957.  Courtesy the One That Is Not Mentioned Or Rather Is, But Only Anonymously.

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Franky & Weeny….

Sure to be tender, because they have no skins ! (From vintage ads.  Thanks,  Mr. Beaverhousen !)

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Without a Guy…

Girl problems in 1965. (from vintage ads)

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Camel in the circus

A rare full-page advertising comic, from the 1930’s (June 27, 1938, to be exact). (Thanks, Van)

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Cheerioats

Nice newspaper ad from 1945 (via Vintage Ads)

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The Big Budget

This is a quite old comic strip from the British weekly The Big Budget (from 1897). More info on that publication can be found here and here. It may be a bit hard to read, but the art is lovely. … Continue reading

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Gang Busters Weekend (2)

Part two of our Gang Busters extravaganza. Enjoy (and thanks to all the scanners) !

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