So, here's a selection of ads that Thom McAn Shoes ran in Golden Age Fawcett Comics. Note that the emphasis here is on how they help you do better in sports.... and maybe that's why you don't see shoe ads in comics of the last 30 years or more, because let's face it, comic book readers tend to be viewed as the strictly non-athletic type!
There were at least two series of ads in the Thom McAn line... Famous Sports Flops was, I believe, the first! There'll be more after the jump!
What's that? You're wondering about those magic "Bazooka Shoes" Thom is wearing in that second ad? Well, there was a series of his adventures as well... I suspect that the ad above was to transition from one series to the other.
There were some general ads done that weren't part of a series, too!
Overall, there weren't nearly as many of these ads as there were for other shoe manufacturers... and maybe that's because Thom McAn did just fine without needing to advertise in comic books!
Next time around: Captain Tootsie!