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Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Aquaman #34 Ad - 1967

This is one of the finest examples I can think of what a good graphic designer can do for you--just look at the giant chunk of text DC tried to force into this small space, and yet the design(by Ira Schnapp) is pitch-perfect.

The way he divides up the text using different colors and different backgrounds keeps everything readable and it never looks crowded. From one graphic artist to another--Ira, wherever you are, you were the tops!


Siskoid said...

Surely, AquaBeast was the character find of 1967.

Adama said...

Does Aquabeast turn out to be Arhutr's 'roided up twin brother, who also raided his closet?

'Cause that's what it looks like.

I love the Silver Age.

Anonymous said...

I tell you what, that ad makes that story look a lot more appealing!