Saturday morning, superhero comics and super ads

JLA 234. 1984.

US. Legion of Superheroes. 1983.

JLA 234. 1984. Cover by Chuck Patton and Dick Giordano.

Daredevil 241. 1987. Art by Mike Zeck and Klaus Jansen.

Weird War Tales. 1980.

Weird War Tales. 1980.

Mighty World of Marvel Ft Hulk and Sgt Fury. 288. 1978. UK. Art by Sal Buscema and Ernie Chan.

UK. The Mighty World of Marvel. 1979.

Mighty World of Marvel Ft Hulk and Sgt Fury. 284. 1978. UK. Cover by Pablo Marcos.

Thor 373. 1986. Cover by Walter Simonson.

Daredevil. 1987.

Thor. 1986.

Weird War Tales. 1980.

US. Legion of Superheroes. 1984.

Thanks for looking, happy weekend 🙂

 

13 thoughts on “Saturday morning, superhero comics and super ads

  1. For Tyeth

    Hello TVTA, I remember a few of these comics. They also remind me of the VHS video compilations that were available in the 80’s. Cartoons similar to the ones shown on the “Kids Love Saturdays” advert were bundled up on 2-3 hour long videos and were popular in video rental shops here in the UK (and yes I remember Betamax format video tapes!). The parents hired the videos to keep their kids quiet for a few hours at a time. Some were good but others were a bit lower quality!

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  2. J.

    Amazing! I used to love looking at comics when I was younger… I used to flick through the racks of a comic and book stall / area inside the Barrowlands when I would visit on a Saturday afternoon. That’s when I first discovered a lot of the lesser celebrated superheroes (like Daredevil). Anyhoo, I like that Daredevil cover and my favourite ad is easily the Hubba Bubba Gumfighting!! (Yeah, I was also Hubba Bubba kid!)

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    1. The Vintage Toy Advertiser Post author

      I love that Daredevil cover too and it’s one of the few comics I still have that survived from back in the day. Ah, Saturdays at the comic shop was always something to look forward to then. Yes… we had Hubba Bubba too, and also Bazooka Joe, remember that? I’m sure it came with a free sticker or transfer? Will have to go and look that one up.

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  3. Ms. Mole and Her Best Stuffed Animals

    I remember so many of those 80s cartoons. I had the Ewoks comics, Popple’s comics, and Transformer comics from the time as well. Most of those cartoons were garbage, but a few still hold up today, like Jem. The M and M comic ad was very common back then, I think I remember it from some Superman comics.

    I’ve got a Monchichi, still!

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