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I Think I'm a Marvel Kid Now, or, DC You's Exciting New Revenue Stream

A few weeks ago I complained about DC Comics’ most recent event, Convergence, feeling more like an overly manufactured corporate initiative than a story. If only I’d known what awaited me and my fellow DC readers in Convergence’s wake. 854 more words

Pony Tricks

Supertoys!

Would that we could hop into our time machines, go back to 1965 and pick up a few multiples of this stuff, huh?

Ben Cooper Halloween costumes. Whitman books.

Aurora model kits!

Superman

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.

Comic Books

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

Comic Book Ads