DIAL B for BLOG presents...
The MARVEL SILVER AGE AD AWARDS Hello reader! Recently, we've been presenting various collections of vintage Marvel house ads from the 1960s, including the Fantastic Four, Daredevil, and dozens more.
Now that we're done (for now), it's time for Robby to give out AWARDS to the best and worst of the bunch! We're skipping the nomination process and going right to the winners. Note: The "Marvel Ad Award" award seen on the right is based on the ad industry's CLIO award, given annually for excellence in advertising. It's like an Oscar for ads!
OK, let's get started...
DAREDEVIL #1 Best ad with no cover scene !
SGT. FURY/NICK FURY Best dual role -- two titles at once!
SILVER SURFER #1
OUR LOVE STORY #3
SILVER SURFER/NOT BRAND ECHH
WHO IS THE GREATEST SYMBOL?
Millie or the Superheroes?
NOT BRAND ECHH #1
Most repeated ad! Ran in EVERY Marvel title!
Goes well with ANY other Marvel book(s)!
NOT BRAND ECHH #3
SGT. FURY #3
RUNNER-UP FOR WORST AD...
Best non-superhero ad!
FIRST PRIZE WINNER!
FF ANNUAL #1/STRANGE TALES ANNUAL #2
Best Marvel ad of the Sixties!