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Mesmerized by a Cheap Sketchbook

My love affair with a three-dollar sketchbook meant for the juvenile market continues as I find myself doodling in it regularly. I keep it within reach in case inspiration strikes and I have to jot down a note or scribble … Continue reading

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Temporary Tattoos

Back when only bikers, sailors and circus freaks had tattoos, kids could exhibit their countercultural zeal and longing to be different like everyone else by donning a tee-shirt emblazoned with a garishly colored, usually rudely humorous decal. Along the boardwalks … Continue reading

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Flying a Kite at Night?

I was flipping through an old comic when I came across this advertisement which made me think of the truly terrible 1979 version of Dracula starring Frank Langella as the count and Laurence Olivier recycling his awful accent from A … Continue reading

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Doodles on the Couch

I’m back to doodling on the couch in an inexpensive but halfway decent sketchbook and watching my favorite streaming channel Tubi. Yes, Tubi is supported by advertising, but the commercials are a lot less obtrusive than the other streamers and … Continue reading

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AAAAAY! Wear the Fonz!

This Fonz T Shirt ad appeared in Justice League of America No. 138 published by DC comics in 1977.

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What I Miss About Comics – Perfectly Legitimate Ads

This along with a number of other classified style advertisements for perfectly legitimate products and services appeared in Marvel Spotlight No. 25 published by Marvel Comics in 1975. It was a comic adaptation of Ray Harryhausen’s 1958 fantasy epic The … Continue reading

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Hypnotize!

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