Monday, October 17, 2016
Classic Comic Ads: Doom Pitches Duds
Anyone see the hilarious Snickers ad running in DC Comics these days? How can you miss it, since it's been running in everyone's books for three months now? You know, that one with with Superman and Batman confronted by Doomsday, in actuality a cheesed-off Wonder Woman who settles down once they slip her a Snickers bar?
Marketing can be fun at times, particularly in comic books. While most ads in contemporary comics are pitches for the imprints' other offerings, back in the day, there was a lot of advertising gold.
Your ol' buddy Ray is here to unearth some of that nostalgic advert treasure, you're welcome. So keep on dropping by for some of these fun nuggets like this goofy two-page spread featuring Dr. Doom guilt tripping us Gen X readers of the day into scarfing Milk Duds.