Looks like I’ve got another book to ask the library to purchase. (One of the benefits of having the second largest library in the state right down the road.)
Recommended by The Mad Professor, Hey Skinny!: Great Advertisements from the Golden Age of Comic Books looks like a hoot.
I remember longing to buy those sea monkeys, whoopee cushions and x-ray specs that I knew deep down in my 8-year old gut would make me the envy of all the other boys.
I’m hoping it will be half as good as Cheap Laffs : The Art of the Novelty Item which was another inspired library acquisition.