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The largest collection of Showcase in-house ads ever assembled!
In ye olden times, DC's Showcase title was a way for the company to test reader interest in new characters without having to launch a new title. The original Showcase series ran from 1956 to 1978. Almost every issue featured a different star, and the only way of knowing who would be next was to watch DC's own in-house advertising. In terms of sheer number of ads, Showcase was one of DC's most widely-advertised titles. Today and tomorrow, DIAL B for BLOG proudly presents what is by far the largest collection of Showcase House Ads ever assembled! Most (if not all) of these ads were hand-lettered by Ira Schnapp. Here we go...

SHOWCASE #1 - MARCH 1956
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SHOWCASE #2 - MAY 1956
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SHOWCASE #3
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SHOWCASE #12
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SHOWCASE #15 - MAY 1959
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SHOWCASE #20 - MAY 1959
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SHOWCASE #22 - SEPT 1959
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SHOWCASE #26
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SHOWCASE #30 - JANUARY 1961
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SHOWCASE #31 - MARCH 1961
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SHOWCASE #32 - MAY 1961
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SHOWCASE #37 - MARCH 1962

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SHOWCASE #41 - NOVEMBER 1962
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SHOWCASE #42 - JAN. 1963
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SHOWCASE #43 - MARCH 1963
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SHOWCASE #45 - JULY 1963

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SHOWCASE #48 - JAN 1964
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SHOWCASE #49 - MARCH 1964

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SHOWCASE #50 - MAY 1964

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SHOWCASE #53 - NOVEMBER 1964
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SHOWCASE #55 - MARCH 1965
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SHOWCASE #57 - MARCH 1965
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SHOWCASE #57 - JUNE 1965
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SHOWCASE #58 - SEPTEMBER 1965
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SHOWCASE #60 - JANUARY 1966
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SHOWCASE #61 - MARCH 1966
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SHOWCASE #62 - MAY 1966
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SHOWCASE #62 - MAY 1966
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SHOWCASE #66 - JANUARY 1967
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THE LARGEST COLLECTION EVER ASSEMBLED
SHOWCASE IN-HOUSE ADS Part Two!