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Here's Steve Conley's tribute to the comic book ads of the past.
Lots of pictures, and a page which records reader's tales of their own experiences ordering from comic book ads when they were kids.
A question from me...did anyone in the United States actually read Grit? That newspaper promised lots of cool stuff to those kids who shopped their paper around.
Remember those sets of army men that were sold on the back of comics in those garish colour ads?. Imagine pitting a Revolutionary Army versus a World War Two army....