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Puce Stamps

In 1962, Pogo cartoonist Walt Kelly made fun of the practice popularised by US supermarket chain Sperry & Hutchinson of giving out bonus stamps with each purchase. These green stamps¬†could later be traded for household goods of all kind, giving … Continue reading

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Pogo wants your help

Here’s a nice piece of ephemera to go along with the season.¬† This vintage ad from 1961 for Unicef by Walt Kelly comes courtesy of The Pictorial Arts, a fabulous illustration blog.

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G.O. Fizzickle Pogo

From June 1957 to December 1958, the United States and the Soviet Union participated in a period of international scientific exploration of the Earth, causing the period to become known as The International Geophysical Year. Many experiments were untertaken concerning … Continue reading

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