An Ode to Advertisements in Old Comic Books

I’ve been reading some older comic books lately, and I’m struck by how a large part of the aesthetic pleasure which results from this activity comes from the advertisements sprinkled throughout the books and on their back covers. In other words, the activity is more about re-experiencing┬ámaterial culture to create pleasant nostalgia than it isContinue reading “An Ode to Advertisements in Old Comic Books”