Mail-Order Mysteries: Real Stuff from Old Comic Book Ads

Mail-Order Mysteries: Real Stuff from Old Comic Book Ads

Kirk Demarais


Rediscover your feel of ask yourself! Generations of comedian e-book readers take into accout the tantalizing can provide of classic novelty ads that provided genuine laser-gun plans, x-ray specifications, or even 7-foot-tall monsters (with glow-in-the-dark eyes!). yet what could you actually get in the event you entrusted your genuinely-earned $1.69 to the publish place of work? Mail-Order Mysteries solutions this query, revealing the fantastic truths (and agonizing exaggerations) in regards to the genuine items advertised to little ones within the ‘60s, ‘70s, and ‘80s. Pop-culture historian Kirk Demarais stocks his remarkable assortment, together with: a hundred Toy infantrymen in a Footlocker count number Dante’s World’s Deadliest scuffling with secrets and techniques GRIT Hercules Wrist Band Hypno-Coin Life-Size Monsters Mystic Smoke Sea Monkeys Soil From Dracula’s fortress U-Control Ghost Ventrilo Voice Thrower ...and many, many extra! With greater than a hundred and fifty remarkable, abnormal, and downright fraudulent collectibles, Mail-Order Mysteries is a must have publication comedian publication enthusiasts all over. belief us.

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