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Tags: 1940s

Sneak Peek: 2022 Retro Honesty in Advertising

Sneak Peek: 2022 Retro Honesty in Advertising

In the 1940s and 1950s, advertising promoted products that promised to solve all our problems. All it took was some new appliances and a nice vacation. Today’s lifestyle-induced difficulties might not be so simple to resolve, but we’ve given it a try by pairing mid-century advertising images and modern problems, with hilarious results. Turns out [...]
Sneak Peek: 2022 Vintage Golden Age Comics

Sneak Peek: 2022 Vintage Golden Age Comics

#ThrowbackThursday to the Golden Age of Comic Books (1938-1956) which saw superheroes and arch-villains introduce themselves to readers and swiftly grow in popularity. The rise of the Golden Age was marked by the introduction of Superman in Action Comics #1, 1938. Many of these well-known heroes remain popular today, but there were also numerous lesser-known [...]