Age Appropriate Ads In Comics

If you’ve ever picked up a comic from the 1970s, I’ve no doubt you’ll have seen the pages of classified ads selling the usual weird stuff that kids were into back then – you know, this sort of thing:

Jaws

or

Spy Kit

or even

Flying Saucer

Yep, you kids back in the 70s could get your hands on all sorts of crazy stuff because back then, before the grim ‘n’ gritty 80s, beforeĀ Dark Knight Returns andĀ Watchmen made DC proudly proclaim that “comics weren’t just for kids” any more. It was weird and a bit hokey in retrospect but, you know, it was for kids.

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