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    Curt Swan and Tex Blaisdell Hostess Twinkies Ad Complete 1-Page Story "Superman in An Unbeatable Power!" Original Art (DC, 1979). This ad appeared in DC books with cover dates of January and February of 1979. One of the most prevalent marketing campaigns of the Bronze Age were the Hostess Ad for Twinkies (or Fruit Pies). They ran in DC, Marvel, and several other publishers' books. The DC books featured art by Curt Swan and other DC artists, so they blended in very well as just part of the comic-reading experience. This 1-page story featured a twist, as it's not the superhero in the story who used Hostess products to defeat the bad guy! Crafted in creamy goodness in ink over graphite on Bristol board with an image area of 10" x 15". The logo, and a couple of strips in the margins of the image area are stat paste-ups. One is missing in the lower left. The product images of Twinkies were all stat paste-ups. One is in Panel 4, the others are missing from Panels 5 and 6, leaving glue residue. In Very Good condition. From the Tex Blaisdell Archives.

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