Comic book ads lied? No!

"Kids are stupid," Justin Plourde rightly asserts in his introduction to twelve examples of planet Earth's most inconsequential false advertising of all time. Whatever happened to the classic comic book ads? Did someone finally kick up a litigious stir about X-ray specs and all the other useless gadgets? Did they pupate into ads for homoepathic elixirs and healing crystals?

Wired's Lewis Wallace, however, points to a better example of the genre, from Dogwelder's Flick set:

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12 Comic Book Ads That Taught Us To Be Cynical [Cracked]

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