Tuesday, September 27, 2011


Wrigley's Sunday Comic Strip Ads -- Part II

More Wrigley's Sunday comic strip ads from King Features cartoonists, courtesy of Cole Johnson. Today we feature George McManus' Bringing Up Father (published June 6 1926) and Rube Goldberg's Boob McNutt (August 29 1926).


Was PK chewing sweet a precursor to chewing gum?
Hello---Wrigley's "P.K." (Named after the founder's son, Phillip K.), is still marketed internationally. It's really just chewing gum, here being called a "sweet" to make it seem a little classier, I guess.---
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