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Smoking is for Squares!

Hey, kitten. There’s a lot going on in this 1964 comic book anti-smoking PSA by DC Comics.

Smoking is for Squares! 1964 DC Comic Book PSA from an issue of Tales of the Unexpected

I’m still not quite sure why Paulette Breen suddenly turns into a 53-year-old truck stop waitress in the fifth panel. Probably from all the pointing. Continue reading

Umph?

Umph!

1981 magazine ad for Triumph 100s cigarettes.

Umph.

Go, Spud, go!

Partial ad from a vintage mag that got me to thinking I should start collecting some of these things.

Say hello to Spud, America’s first menthol cigarette brand.

And no, this name was not focus group tested.

Read its lovely history here.

Polite or Desperate?

Carlton cigarettes magazine ad from 1984

Or rather, polite desperation or desperate politeness?

Blowing Smoke

For those of you who still believe that corporations always have the best interests of Americans in mind, here’s a nice little something from 1984.

(cough) (cough) Bullshit! (cough) (cough)

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You know how a prisoner is offered a final cigarette before being executed by firing squad?…

1974 magazine ad for Old Gold

Eek.

Sometimes a little cigar isn’t just a little cigar.

Well, at least the balls are big.

1974 magazine ad for Winchester

Looks like several of the gals weren’t willing to ruin their hairdos for a guy with a little cigar.

Oh well, at least the balls are big. Continue reading

This is a man who has set fire to his hat on more than one occasion.

Marlboro magazine ad from 1964

Cool photo tho. Continue reading

Take a Puff… It is Springtime

Ad of Yore: Salem full-page back cover print advertisement from a 1969 Look magazine

Ad of Yore: Salem full-page back cover print advertisement from a 1969 Look magazine

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