Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Comic Ads: More PSAs from Golden Age Fawcetts!

Not all of the Fawcett PSAs were concerned with the war effort, as you'll see...
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Smokey the Bear's looking a bit more cartoony than most people my age remember him looking, eh?

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Here's a PSA designed to get the readers to eat healthy, a nice alternative to all those candy and gum ads that were also running!

Some ads were just trying to get the readers to become better Americans:
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Infantile Paralysis (something I don't recall hearing anything about before, perhaps it's called something different these days) was of major importance in those days, too!
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"Don't mix with new groups"?!? That seems at odds with the previous good American ads, eh?

If course, there were still more war-related PSAs:
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Next time: RC and Quickie, for Royal Crown Cola!

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