Saturday, July 18, 2009

The Polaris Nuclear Sub

Kids learn to ignore the wild claims of boastful comic-book ads. My particular favorite was always "Free - One Million Dollars Cash!"

Another great one was the Polaris Nuclear Sub ("fires rockets and torpedoes!"). Not sure how they got away with calling something made of test fibreboard - "nuclear", but there you have it. Can you imagine if the North Koreans ever got a hold of Fantastic Four #48? At $6.98, they could have ordered a fleet of these dangerous Polaris subs with which to bedevil the Western World.

And now, here's what the sub really looked like - courtesy the Secret Fun Blog.