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Where masked psychos and root vegetables intersect

There’s a subset out there of Batman villains and bad jokes and there’s a tiny subset of Batman villains and bad vegetable jokes.

And then there’s this DC house ad from mid-century.

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Comic book ads: Zombie mask and former NYC magic shop

Regular readers of this blog know I love old comic book ads. I grew up perusing them right along with the Marvel and DC comics stories wrapped around them. 259 more words

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Listen to Superman, people!

I’ve been seeing this around a lot lately.

It goes without sayin’, but Superman says it pretty damn well.

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Old comic book ad: 7,000 novelties - on this page, I think

Holy moly, I poured over every ad in my comic books in the 1960s but I’m not sure even I would have the patience for this. 76 more words

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Your Moment of Zen

That’s some bargain. I wonder how many people bought one?


From Sea Monkeys To Baltic Amber - Life Of A Mail Order Shopper

Text message received from daughter who was picking up mail at Post Office: What did you order from Lithuania? I did not know. Texted her back, and told her I was pretty sure I had not sent for a mail order husband. 737 more words

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