Monday, July 08, 2013

365 Days of DC House Ads, Day 189: People in the comic, hot hot hot

House ad for Showcase #1 [Fireman Farrell] (March-April 1956); printed in Detective Comics #229 (March 1956)
Comic cover art: pencils and inks by John Prentice
Ad designed and lettered by Ira Schnapp

The first three issues of Showcase faithfully pretended to print printed themed stories based on readers' demands:

Until they pretty much threw up their hands and said "the heck with it" by issue #4...

...thank goodness.

1 comment:

Blam said...

"I request thrilling ladder rescues with butt shots, naked mare torsos, and crotch shots underwater.
"Craig Sh— er, Name Withheld"