Favourite Ads in a Comic?

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Post by Mbast1 on Thu Jun 28, 2012 4:22 pm

tony ingram wrote:Grit, possibly?

So you'd think. But, then in America Grit has a connotation of courage and determination, so it might have been related to that, too.

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Post by Mbast1 on Thu Jun 28, 2012 4:36 pm

tony ingram wrote:Oh, I see! Yes, thank you, that makes perfect sense, now. Razz

Is it a bad sign that that DID make sense to me?

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Re: Favourite Ads in a Comic?

Post by tony ingram on Thu Jun 28, 2012 6:07 pm

Mbast1 wrote:
tony ingram wrote:Grit, possibly?

So you'd think. But, then in America Grit has a connotation of courage and determination, so it might have been related to that, too.
So, nothing to do with keeping roads clear of snow, then? Crying or Very sad

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Re: Favourite Ads in a Comic?

Post by Mbast1 on Thu Jun 28, 2012 8:22 pm

tony ingram wrote:So, nothing to do with keeping roads clear of snow, then? Crying or Very sad

Well, I guess you could use the American kind of grit to do that...

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Re: Favourite Ads in a Comic?

Post by Philip K Ditko on Wed May 15, 2013 5:54 pm

My favourite ads were the ones for La Salle Extension University, which appeared on the back page of early 70s Marvel comics.



And this spoof ad from Viz

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Re: Favourite Ads in a Comic?

Post by tony ingram on Wed May 15, 2013 5:56 pm

The guy in the second La Salle ad above always reminded me of my Uncle Alan.

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I'm not sure why I mentioned that, really... Embarassed

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