1976 Fumetti

By | Saturday, July 18, 2009 1 comment
A Maxwell House ad from the November 1976 issue of Woman's Day featuring Vivian "Ethel Mertz" Vance...
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Ah... the good ol' days... when television ads had recurring characters like Rosie and Mr. Whipple and the Whirlpool repairman and Morris the Cat.

Another similar ad campaign in women's magazines were the Virginia Slims "You've Come A Long Way Baby" ads. Using sepia-toned photos, the reader would read about a lady in the historic past trying to sneak a cigarette smoke, being discovered, and paying a comical penalty.

(and a bonus superhero ad)