Little Lulu* was once a mascot for Kleenex. I don’t think I would like my Kleenex to be as sturdy as Lulu’s, only sturdy enough to withstand sneezing etc. *Little Lulu was a comic book often found at the children’s dentist office, like Highlights. Goofus and Gallant set a pretty low bar for children’s entertainment.
Back in the early days of MAD magazine, they had some competition- Such as HELP! I like the intricate drawing style of some of this early work, there was a lot to take in, and I don’t just mean Jane in this Tarzan parody. Unfortunately, a lot of the content of Help! was a bit […]
I have no idea what is growing on these (paper? cloth?) “monsters” to simulate hair. I hope it’s not mold! This ad was from a 1966 “Sad Sack”. Kids back then had amazing immune systems, it’s probably fine.
This was a comic book ad to sell something called GRIT, a newspaper? Magazine? I think it came out weekly? No idea what the content was. If I was a girl, I would be fuming. The ad copy is clearly addressed to boys. That’s OK, the whole idea probably does not appeal to girls. But […]
Archie hasn’t learned, to get the beautiful girl on skates, you probably need a beautiful car, or at least some decent wheels. So quit hanging around in the park, and get a job.