Looking at some more miscellaneous ads from Fawcett Comics!
This toy looks pretty cool, doesn't it?
The Popsicle people were getting into the market of offering premiums around this time!
I wonder if anyone who ordered from this ad ever made it into the comics business?
This is a pretty cool set of cardboard buildings... I'm guessing they were printed on the insides of the cereal boxes or something like that?
Here's a Charles Atlas ad that didn't last until the 70s... we usually saw the sand kicked in the face one by then!
I've never heard of this brand of gum before... have you?
Remember when model trains were a very popular hobby for a while? I suspect that increases in the costs of producing them made them less of an entry-level hobby, although it seems to be slowly making a comeback.
Here's Speedy Wheeler, with a comic-style ad promoting Schwinn bicycles! But he wasn't the only character promoting those bikes:
It's Merrilee Peddles!
Obviously Schwinn wasn't the only company hawking bikes, although US Royal focused on just the tires!
This must've been in the days before Fleers devoted their resources to bubble gum and trading cards, eh?
Lipstick ads in comics? This might have been a good fit for an issue of Mary Marvel.
Finally, here's an ad for a kit that makes it easy to be a cartoonist, whether or not you have any talent at all! Sheesh, just what we needed, eh?
More next time around!