In which I explore some of the best — and worst — advertisements from vintage comic books. Today’s ad comes from Beware #5 (September 1953), published by Trojan Magazines, and boldly declares, “Fat folks! Your dream has come true!”
Now, I have some questions about this. What the hell is a Meltab? Are people really desperate enough to buy a weight loss remedy from an ad in a comic book. Why does the guy in the boxer shorts look like he’s suffering from elephantiasis of the bladder, and how will Meltabs help him?
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