Sunday, April 14, 2013

365 Days of DC House Ads, Day 104: DC Annuals House Ads Week, Day 1

Annuals! Those big-ass DC issues that brought you 80 big pages for a quarter! Tons of all-new reprinted stories! To be fair, this was long before trade collections, so an annual was a fantastic way to catch stories you may have missed on the newsstand previous (or maybe they were published before you were born). Far from being annual, several of the DC Annuals were published twice a year. Not all of them, however, spotlighted Jewish Gorilla Boss on the cover!:

House ad for Batman Annual #3 and Lois Lane Annual #1 (both Summer 1962); printed in Batman #150 (September 1962)
Cover art on Lois Lane Annual #1 by Kurt Schaffenberger

Ad designed and lettered by Ira Schnapp

(Ten of a Kind returns next week!)

1 comment:

Blam said...

"Disclaimer: There is, surprisingly, no giant Lois Lane in this annual."