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    Curt Swan and Tex Blaisdell Hostess Twinkies Ad Complete 1-Page Story "A Flash in the Dam" Original Art (DC, 1980). One of the most clever marketing projects of the Bronze Age were the Hostess ads (for Twinkies or Fruit Pies) designed to look like just another page of comic book story. The DC ads were done by DC artists like Curt Swan, Dick Giordano, and Tex Blaisdell, ensuring they had that "DC look" to them. This ad starred the Flash and appeared in DC comics cover dated June and July of 1980. Created in ink over graphite on Bristol board with an image area of 10" x 15". The logo, title, lower caption box, and the Twinkies product images are all stat paste-ups. There is a bit of glue residue near some of the paste-up. The toned page is in Very Good condition. From the Tex Blaisdell Archives.

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