X-Ray Specs! Spy Pen Radio! Hypno-Coin!
These were the gadgets of my childhood fantasies.
I don’t know about you, but I spent hours reading the old comic book ads, and craving for the fabulous and amazing products advertised in them.
Kirk Demarais is a pop-culture historian, and his new book, Mail-Order Mysteries: Real Stuff from Old Comic Book Ads! reveals the real truth behind many of these comic book ads.
Below is a 2:14 video with Demarais crushing just about every dream of my childhood.