Polaris nuclear sub comic book ad

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Polaris Nuclear Submarine – Long Island 70s Kid

Perhaps the pictures above will bring you back in time. Big enough to hold two kids? Real periscope? Rockets and torpedoes that actually fire? Needless to say, I begged my parents for one of these things.
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Unboxing Polaris Nuclear Submarine - Houseoftheunusual

Forget the whoopie cushions and x-ray glasses. This was the kind of thing you spotted in a comic book, then fantasized about undersea adventures for days on end. What a steal!

The Toy Polaris Sub Revealed

Growing up, I read a lot of comics. Comics in my era had classified ads in the back, and they were visually stunning, and full of lies. It took a few tries to steel myself from inevitable disillusionment. For example.. Gradually, even the dimmest, dewey eyed enthusiast looking for creative ways to blow his paper route money gets a little jaded.

Hi Kirk! Say, I can't get your email link to come up my issue and I can't find our correspondences in my saved mail also my problem! Would you please be able to email me at koningsmark a. Thank you! Still it looks very good, and I would have loved one as a kid. Nice to see you posting again Kirk, and thanks for the "add" too! The photo is a total revelation

If today's Generation Y and Z-ers accuse us Baby Boomers of being cynical and distrustful, well, I for one blame it all on comic books. How many of us who grew up in the s and early '70s were lured by those enticing ads promising everything from X-Ray vision to frolicking, crown-wearing sea monkey pets for a mere couple of bucks? It took in my case a best friend with a generous weekly allowance and two parents who worked outside of the home to open my young eyes to the sad fact that advertisements didn't always tell the truth. I supposed the "optical illusion" disclaimer should've been a tip-off, but hey, who paid attention to fine print when the prospect of seeing through unsuspecting people's clothes was at your nose tip? In reality, the Specs weren't particularly discreet; they were pieces of cardboard printed with red and white hypnotic spirals and the words "X-Ray Vision" where the lenses should have been.

The Third Incarnation of the Point of Singularity

In February, I wrote : "I'll tell you, things would change if I had one of these babies. Smugly helming my Polaris Nuclear Sub in the inflatable kiddy pool sitting on my front lawn, Wired would soon regret that extra five cents per word they agreed to pay me during my last contract negotiations. My first tyrannical proclamation as a newly-armed nuclear employee?

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